Now that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, you are probably wondering where exactly all the donations go and what you can do to help patients suffering from other forms of cancer. While breast cancer awareness campaigns have successfully reached out to women, many other, often more…

Robin Blunck is our very own social media specialist at Carrington College. Robin has been part of the team for several years, and is our in-house ‘guru’ on all things social.
I sat down with Robin to discuss the topic “social media and your career”. Robin talks about the impact that social…

Halloween has come and gone which means one thing; the 2014 Holiday season is underway. It’s a time for giving, but that’s not just giving gifts to friends and family. Americans tend to become more charitable at this time of year, donating or volunteering to help those less fortunate.
In fact,…

James Paular, 30, is studying to become a respiratory therapist at our Pleasant Hill, CA, campus. He started the Associate of Science degree program in Respiratory Care in February 2013, and hopes to earn his degree in February next year.
James, a U.S. Army veteran, was recently named as a…

In the industry of pharmacy technology, the Food and Drug Administration have recently approved two new drug therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. While the cause of the disease is unknown, research has found that the drugs Ofev (nintedanib) and Esbriet (pirfenidone) can significantly…

In a surprise discovery that topples decades of thinking on how the body fixes proteins, scientists have opened up new doors for protein-folding treatments, moving one step closer to preventing Alzheimer’s and other protein-linked brain diseases.1
“This finding provides a whole other outlook on…

Those in medical assisting programs may be interested in a recent gene therapy trial that potentially could benefit those with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency, (usually shortened to SCID-X1), an inherited disorder of the immune system. The trial, published in the New England Journal…