Once the calendar turns to late October, it’s time to start celebrating some of the most popular holidays of the year – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. The weather is usually still crisp and cool in most places, people are excited to spend time with their friends and…

Birth control pills have become ubiquitous in American culture, with millions of women taking them on a daily basis.1 For the most part, they are viewed as a vital part of women’s health, but a recent study has found that long-term use can lead to an increased risk of glaucoma, a leading cause…

Millennials (also known as Gen Y) are the generation comprised of people born between roughly 1980 and 2000. While there has been a lot of negative press for what has been termed the “me, me, me generation,” those who are familiar with the 20-something crowd tend to view them as hard working,…

Hey guys, my name is Mayra Ruiz Gallegos and this is my Starting Point. Just a couple of weeks ago I started the Pharmacy Technology program at the Carrington College Mesa campus. Over the next 10 months, I’ll be sharing my college journey with you through blog posts like this one. I’ll let you…

Leading heart organizations in the United States recently released a new set of guidelines intended to clarify rules on reducing cholesterol. However, one of the key components of that effort – an online heart attack risk calculator – has been suffering through some early glitches, hampering the…

When beginning a career in health care, the odds are already pretty good that you’re going to find employment – according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care is the fastest-growing job sector in the United States.1 However, many positions within the industry require years of education…

Earning a diploma and preparing yourself for a professional career are generally considered the two most important aspects of the college experience. At the same time, though, you’re going to want to make sure your time in school is happy and personally satisfying.
Here are a few tips you’ll…