If you’re in the process of becoming a certified medical assistant, then you may be interested in this recent news concerning one of the most common medicinal products on the market: cough syrup.
According to Health Central, new research has indicated that an ingredient found in many kinds of…

As a certified medical technician or someone studying the pharmaceutical sciences, you’re likely to have a high degree of exposure and interaction with vaccinations.
While vaccinations can be necessary for people of all ages depending on lifestyle, health or travel, they are most prevalent among…

Keytruda, a melanoma treatment developed by Merck & Co. Inc., has met its primary endpoints and therefore testing has stopped early, according to a news release from the pharmaceuticals company.1 
Merck is ending the research based on a recommendation from the study’s independent Data…

Expert Techniques From A Massage Therapy Instructor
If you’re looking for the perfect way to surprise that special someone in your life, consider giving him or her an all-out, deeply relaxing back massage. While store-bought items can be great, they can’t beat a really good back rub. You…

We all know the Carrington College family truly cares about the communities that are home to our 18 campuses. Our students, staff and faculty prove it regularly with frequent community focused events. But one particular community project, held annually at our Phoenix North campus, really tugs at…

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that supplementing folic acid with medication for high blood pressure may play a role in preventing stroke among adults with hypertension.1 
The research, dubbed the China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial (CSPPT),…

While your classes in different realms of medicine will qualify you to become a medical assistant, you’ll still likely be surprised by some of the practices you engage in during your actual employment.
Though this disconnect in understanding can be somewhat worrisome, there’s no need to fret…