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The Advantages of Becoming a Health Information Specialist

by Tim Brunicardi

Are you interested in working in the health care industry, but don't want to be on the front line? If so, perhaps you should consider becoming a health informatics specialist. A health informatics specialist takes patient information and transcribes it into a digital format. These professionals also coordinate, store, and maintain computerized medical records. As a result, their efforts help doctors, patients, hospitals, and insurance companies work together more efficiently and effectively.

20 Tips to Help You Stay Safe When Browsing Online

by Tim Brunicardi

In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, here are 20 tips to help you stay safe when you’re surfing online:

School of Natural Resources Host First-Ever Alumni Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Tim Brunicardi

Five Hocking College alumni became the first inductees into Hocking College's School of Natural Resources Alumni Hall of Fame, which took place on Saturday, September 29.

The Pros and Cons of Streaming Music

by Tim Brunicardi

In 1999 a music streaming service called Napster premiered. As a result, this invention created a multi-billion dollar music-sharing industry that literally changed the way fans listen to their favorite artists.

6 Safety Tips to Prevent a Fire in Your Home

by Tim Brunicardi

According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 358,500 home structure fires per year during 2011-2015. To promote Fire Prevention Week and help make sure you don’t fall victim to this statistic, we’ve listed six ways to prevent fires in your home.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Aims to Educate Americans of Online Threats

by Tim Brunicardi

Back in 2004, the month of October officially became recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This was launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a means to help all Americans become more aware of the dangers of being online.

Shining A Light On World Mental Health Day

by Tim Brunicardi

Presented by the World Federation for Mental Health and supported by the United Nations, today is World Mental Health Day (WMHD) which focuses on raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. This year's theme is “Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World.”

Imagine a Day Without Water Campaign Kicks Off October 10

by Tim Brunicardi

Have you ever considered what it would be like to wake up one morning and discover that you had no water to brush your teeth, take a shower, or even make a pot of coffee?

Hocking College & Tri-County Partner to Cultivate New Garden Project

by Tim Brunicardi

Community Food Initiatives, which is a recent partnership between Hocking College’s Agroecology program and Tri-County Career Center’s (TCC) Culinary Arts program, will be supplying local non-profits and food banks with fresh, home-grown vegetables.

Everything You Need to Know About Fire Prevention Week

by Tim Brunicardi

Today kicks off Fire Prevention Week which runs until Saturday October, 13. In accordance with this year’s theme, Fire Prevention Week encourages everyone to develop the following fire safety habits:

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