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Breathing New Life With 3-D Printing

As an instructor in the Respiratory Care Program, it’s my job to help students become intimately familiar with cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology. The human lung has nearly 20 segments and 5 lobes for them to learn and become comfortable navigating for techniques like bronchopulmonary drainage and bronchoscopy. Bronchoscopy is a procedure that requires navigating a bronchoscope (specialized suctioning tube with a camera on the end of it) into a patient’s airways to suction and obtain specimens.

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Free Dental Care for Volunteers

Quinsigamond Community College's Dental Hygiene students have been brushing up on their skills and it all comes down to this. As they prep for their clinical exams they are in need of a very important piece of the puzzle... patients!

Volunteers will receive free care if they meet the criteria. Interested? Here's how it works...

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Beginner's Guide to Tax Forms

Can you hear the calendar pages turning? Is it getting louder the closer we get to tax day? If you have already filed your 2018 return, congratulations... if you haven't, you're one of many. Even with the temps still below seasonal averages here in the Northeast, there's a still a great reason to be thankful if you live in Massachusetts.

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Brushing Up at Community College

They say a smile is worth a thousand words and students at Quinsigamond Community College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic, (main campus) are in total agreement. Since the doors opened in 1972 (updated in 1999), dental hygiene and dental assisting students have had the opportunity to administer affordable dental hygiene care to Worcester and the surrounding communities. It's proven to be an invaluable resource to students as well as those seeking lower cost alternatives for dental care.

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Veteran Fights to Fight Fire

Ever since he was a kid, Keith Anderson saw firsthand what it was like to be a fighter. Both of his parents were firefighters in the U.S. Air Force which allowed him to spend time in different fire houses as a youngster. The early experience stuck with him.

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Neither, I Brought My Own

One of the most important things we can do for our planet is to radically reduce our CO2 emissions, since they are a major contributor to global climate change. There are many lifestyle choices that can help accomplish this, however one change that is very easy to implement in everyday life is the

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Volunteers Get Certified and Offer Free Tax Prep

Is the thought of the getting your taxes done giving you anxiety? As daunting of a task as it may seem, imagine how much more difficult it can be for those with a disability? Or those who are not native English speakers.

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A Bump In The Road Leads To An Amazing Future

Sometimes, just when you think you have your life figured out, something goes awry. That was the case for Josh Biernacki, a QCC graduate who had planned to join the Marines after high school. Today, the Marines are a distant memory and he's poised to begin the next chapter in his life as a high level technical recruiter for an IT consulting and recruiting firm in Boston.

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120 Days to More Degrees

A lot can change in 120 days, and it will. The average high in Worcester on May 23 is 68 degrees, the average low is 49 degrees. The look outside your window, the feeling of fresh, sunny air and quite possibly another type of degree. A professional degree that could change your life forever.

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"A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned"

Whether you are a long time or first time student, you may or may not know there are many perks that go beyond a quality education... there's savings! That's correct, your student status makes you kind of a big deal at local businesses who know you are trying to study and save. Those same businesses want to see your smart, smiling faces when you are ready for a study break. Save those pennies now and you will be earning them later.

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