Definition
Pharmacology, a term derived from the Greek word pharmakon (“poison” in classic Greek, “drug” in modern Greek) is a branch of biology and medicine that is concerned with the study of drug action. Specifically, pharmacology is the examination of the interactions between a…

The international 2015 Consumer Electronics show took place in Las Vegas on January 6, and there were many innovative new products that may prove beneficial to the medical community. Bluetooth and smartphone technology now allows medical professionals to monitor the health of their patients from…

Once you receive your student ID – keep it handy! You’ll be surprised how many businesses offer student discounts, even if they don’t advertise them. Always ask the magic question before you shop/eat/purchase – “Do you offer a student discount?”
What’s the worst that can happen? All they can…

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,…

Two new studies published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs and Cancer suggest that the practices of meditation, yoga and relaxation with imagery are beneficial for breast cancer patients. Most noteworthy is perhaps that scientists found physical health benefits…

Thomas M. Howell, PT, MPT, is a full-time instructor in the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at our Carrington College campus in Boise, Idaho. He joined Carrington in 2011. Tom is also the part-time Payment Specialist for the Idaho Physical Therapy Association (IPTA).
That role led…