On May 21 2015, 17 Carrington College campuses across eight states came together to try and set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for recording the highest number of blood pressures in an eight hour period.
Despite a valiant effort from all involved, recording over 700 blood pressure readings…

Back pain is often associated with adults spending long hours in front of the computer, and can be caused by sedentary office jobs. But back pain is becoming increasingly common among children. What causes back pain in kids? Overloaded or improperly worn backpacks are often the culprit. In the…

A new study published in the journal Neurology found that people who are diagnosed with depression are at an increased risk of contracting Parkinson’s disease.1 A progressive disorder that affects the body’s nervous system, Parkinson’s is characterized by a gradual worsening of a person’s…

The road to becoming an outstanding pharmacy technician is paved with plenty of hard work and experiences throughout the years. With the U.S. Department of Labor projecting that the job outlook for pharmacy technicians will increase by 20 percent within the next decade1, the need for qualified…

The most familiar jobs in the country are vital to our nation’s economy because they employ so many people. In fact the top 10 most common jobs in the U.S. provide work for nearly 28 million people.
The great news for graduates and students of our Registered Nursing and Nursing Bridge LVN to RN…

Metabolic syndrome and its effects have long worried health professionals and medical assistants alike. New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has shown that the conditions attached to metabolic syndrome now affect one-third of adults in the United…

06Graduates with a medical assistant education will interact with many people with differing degrees of cognitive health. The decline of brain function as people get older can lead to conditions like Alzheimer’s and dementia. Researchers are working to find ways to improve one’s brain…