What if you’re sick and need help and want to find the best possible care in your area, or if you’re shopping for a place to have elective surgery? What if you need help shopping for a primary care physician? What if you are considering a career as an ultrasound technician or any other type of medical career and want to check out the competition, find a work environment, or have access to information you may pass on to patients? This list of the top 40+ Web tools for reviewing doctors and hospitals might help with all those searches. [click to continue…]

The following 25 slideshows, studies and infographics focus on new information about ultrasound technology, ways to learn about ultrasound technology, and how to gain a foothold in studying for an ultrasound technology career. You might also take a look at videos available at YouTube (link leads to a search for “learn ultrasound technology”), which also present various ways to use ultrasound. Although most slideshows and videos seem to focus on fetal growth, we included only a small sampling of those learning tools, trying to span the growth of ultrasound technology as a broader tool for healthier living. [click to continue…]

When it comes to pregnancy, you want to have the information you need to make informed decisions and keep your growing baby healthy. You don’t have to be an ultrasound technician to keep track of what is happening with pregnancy. Indeed, you can learn quite a bit by looking online. Technology allows you to connect with a number of qualified experts and health care professionals who can help you learn more about pregnancy. Here are 50 pregnancy experts on Twitter who can help you learn more about pregnancy, and what to expect:

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Birth control blogs run the gamut, from educational blogs for teens to religious blogs that are pro-choice or pro-life. Along the way, you might stumble onto blogs that talk about population issues and climate change alongside entries about birth control. But, the hot button issue behind birth control — outside education — is the right to choose, or reproductive rights, which are considered a human rights issue. This list of top 50 birth control blogs contain all these topics and more. [click to continue…]

Pregnancy is different for every woman, but some issues — such as health, fitness and the growth of the baby follow certain norms. The following 50 awesome YouTube videos can help you learn as much as possible about what is known about a “normal” pregnancy and issues from pre-pregnancy to labor. Additionally, YouTube carries some great videos of ultrasounds and sonograms that can help novices learn more about a baby’s growth in the womb. [click to continue…]

You know that when you want to see what your baby looks like, and how he or she is progressing in your womb, you need to see an ultrasound technician. However, with current technology, it is possible to track your baby’s likely development, without numerous visits to an ultrasound technician. While you still need to have regular appointments with your health care provider, there are ways for you to track your pregnancy on your own. Indeed, with social media, it is possible to easily share the progress of your pregnancy with friends and family. Here are 25 Facebook apps for your pregnancy:

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If you’re seeking a job as an ultrasound technician, sonographer, echo tech, or ultrasonographer after you graduate with your degree, you might be looking in the wrong places. While large job sites are great to get a feel of what’s available, you also can use organizational sites, job-specific sites, hospital sites and recruiters to find jobs. This list of the top 40 Web tools to find ultrasound technician jobs provides that resource for you, where you can search quickly and easily for your specific concentration in the medical imaging field. [click to continue…]

Technology has provided a lot of new understanding about pregnancy and fetal development. We think of ultrasounds a lot, but technology also makes it possible for us to find information using the Internet, and connect with others. If you are interested in sharing pregnancy stories and getting support from women who know exactly how you feel, here are 20 useful social networking sites for expecting moms: [click to continue…]

Pregnancy can be a fascinating and joyful time. There are many changes going on inside your body. Even before the fetus inside you can be seen via ultrasound, growth and development are taking place. Pregnancy really is a time for you to learn and grow, and to enjoy the baby developing within you. Here are 17 infographics that can help you learn about pregnancy:
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If you are involved with sports medicine, you know that it is important to find good information about better caring for those involved with sports. Sports medicine is becoming increasingly important as we recognize the specific challenges and needs associated with treating injuries caused by participation in sports, as well as keeping bodies healthy and fit for peak athletic performance. Here are 50 of the best sports medicine blogs: [click to continue…]