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Hospitals Use Baby Cuddlers To Soothe Stressed Out Newborns

Hospitals Use Baby Cuddlers To Soothe Stressed Out Newborns

Great work for seniors, empty-nesters and college students

Studies have shown that pain, stress and isolation hamper early brain development, which is why some hospitals have started volunteer cuddling programs. Read More »

U.S. News Best Jobs of 2014

U.S. News Best Jobs of 2014

Software developer takes the number one spot.

For the first time, a tech job beats out healthcare for the top spot on the U.S. News list of Best Jobs for 2014, based on projected growth rate. Read More »

Hot Topics At Davos 2014: Jobs, Income Inequality

Hot Topics At Davos 2014: Jobs, Income Inequality

Global elite recognize and discuss pressing problems

Global elite gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to discuss income disparity and unemployment, among other things. Read More »

Live from Davos: Aetna CEO On Health, Reinvention and Yoga [VIDEO]

Live from Davos: Aetna CEO On Health, Reinvention and Yoga [VIDEO]

Mark Bertolini shares his journey with HuffPost Live

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini talked about his personal journey with HuffPost Live President Roy Sekoff at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Read More »

Female Doctors Earn $50,000 Less A Year Than Male Doctors

Female Doctors Earn $50,000 Less A Year Than Male Doctors

The pay gap has actually widened since the late 1980s, a new study finds

The pay gap has actually widened since the late 1980s, a new study finds Read More »

Fast-Growing Jobs That Don't Require A 4-Year Degree

Fast-Growing Jobs That Don't Require A 4-Year Degree

Health care is booming; how to find a job if you don't have a 4-year degree. Read More »

CVS Pharmacy Requires Workers' Health Info, or They'll Pay $600 Fine
10 Best Health Care Jobs In 2012 And Beyond

10 Best Health Care Jobs In 2012 And Beyond

An aging population, advances in technology and the ongoing implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- also known as "Obamacare" -- ensure that jobs in medical professions will continue to grow in the U.S. for years. Employment for both salaried and hourly workers in the health care... Read More »

Health Care Jobs Expected To Grow After 'Obamacare' Ruling

Health Care Jobs Expected To Grow After 'Obamacare' Ruling

By Beecher Tuttle The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding "Obamacare" will have major implications for patients, insurers and hospitals. It will also determine the future of jobs in the health-care industry. Hiring Now Search All Job Listings Medical Assistant Jobs Medical... Read More »

5 Million Health-Care Jobs Created By 2020, Regardless Of 'Obamacare,' Report Says

5 Million Health-Care Jobs Created By 2020, Regardless Of 'Obamacare,' Report Says

Growing demand for health services and declining productivity will result in millions more health-care jobs by the end of the decade -- regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules next week on "Obamacare," a new Georgetown University report shows. The demand for workers within the health-care industry is... Read More »

9 Great Health-Care Jobs That Don't Require A Medical Degree

9 Great Health-Care Jobs That Don't Require A Medical Degree

When you ask children what they want to be when they grow up, a common answer is "doctor." But when those children grow up, many find those dreams shift to another field in healthcare as they learn doctor is just one of many career paths. With the aging boomers, the health-care field is growing fast. The Bureau... Read More »

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

In this era of high unemployment, many parents and students wonder which college degrees pay off -- and which don't. A recent study by Georgetown University Center on Education looked at earnings and unemployment rates among recent and seasoned degree holders as well as those with graduate degrees and found... Read More »

A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

As the nation's baby boomer generation has aged, there's been a corresponding increase in demand for workers to provide health-care services. It comes as little surprise then that the health-care sector has added an average of 28,000 jobs a month during the last 12 months, according to the Bureau of Labor... Read More »

NYC Health Aide Guilty Of Stealing $800,000 From Elderly Woman

NYC Health Aide Guilty Of Stealing $800,000 From Elderly Woman

There are few stories more heart-wrenching than those in which workers take advantage of vulnerable senior citizens. But the case involving 86-year-old Renee Fuld is particularly egregious because the New York City woman also is disabled. Fuld's aide, Jackie Pokuwaah, 52, was arrested last year for... Read More »

95-Year-Old Left In Car For 2 Hours As Caregiver Gambled, Police Say

95-Year-Old Left In Car For 2 Hours As Caregiver Gambled, Police Say

A woman responsible for taking care of a 95-year-old with dementia was arrested Sunday after leaving her in a car for more than two hours to gamble at a South Florida casino, police say. According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Maria Holly, 53, was arrested after a visitor to the Seminole Casino Coconut... Read More »

Health Care Can Give Hope To Laid-Off Americans

Health Care Can Give Hope To Laid-Off Americans

As the recovery stutters along, one sector remains forever rosy. Over the past year, health care has added an average of 27,000 jobs per month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health care jobs keep going up and up and up, from 8 million in 1990 to 14 million today, reports Business Insider. On... Read More »

Wal-Mart Trims Health Care Coverage For Some

Wal-Mart Trims Health Care Coverage For Some

By Anne D'Innocenzio NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's largest private employer, is scaling back the eligibility of health care coverage offered to future part-timers and dramatically raising premiums for many of its full-time workers. Industry observers say the changes could have... Read More »

Top 10 Jobs for College Grads

Top 10 Jobs for College Grads

They may not be sexy, and they may not sound all that glamorous, but the most important things about jobs for recent college grads is that they're available, they have a future, and most of all, they pay. A recent study shows that specialized health care positions are hot, as are those that involve a... Read More »

Company Vision Plan Saves Employee's Life

Company Vision Plan Saves Employee's Life

For the past decade or so, employers and employees alike have been stunned by the alarming rise in the cost of health care, which is sometimes blamed on over-treatment -- too many unwarranted tests and expensive therapies. But the opposite it true, too. Some workers never or rarely see a doctor, which means... Read More »

10 Fastest-Growing Industries

10 Fastest-Growing Industries

Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder When you're job hunting, knowing which industries are hiring is part of the battle. In the midst of high unemployment in the private sector, some industries are still emerging as safe bets for the coming years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational... Read More »

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