Carrington students… have you taken advantage of the ASPIRE program yet?
Your well-being is important to us.  That’s why Carrington College launched ASPIRE four years ago. ASPIRE is a comprehensive and confidential* Student Assistance Program powered by ACI Specialty Benefits.
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People have an obsession with living longer. Books and movies centering around immortal characters are constantly being released because nobody, including medical assistants, enjoys the thought of death. So, while the search for the fountain of youth is still underway, researchers continue to…

With summer time settling in, you can start getting back outside for fun times and improved health. However, with the availability of technology in today’s world, people don’t go outside nearly as often as they used to. Instead, people choose to watch TV or complete activities inside where the…

If you’re a man reading this, I’d be willing to bet you’ve said those words several times, and if you’re a woman… well you’ve probably heard them from your dad, brother, husband, boyfriend all too often!
According to the CDC, women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual…

Food allergies are problems that plague both patients and medical professionals, including medical assistants. Eight food groups account for about 90 percent of food allergy-related reactions: peanuts, milk, eggs, soy, tree nuts, fish, wheat and shellfish.1 According to the Food Allergy Research…

If you’re often coming home from work with a stiff neck, shoulder pain, and chronic headaches, you may be suffering from a repetitive stress injury related to your job. If you’re holding the same position with your upper body for long periods of time throughout the day, you’re more likely…

As computer use at work and home has increased for many people in recent years, so too have repetitive stress disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. If you work at a computer all day, for example as a medical billing and coding specialist or administrative assistant, you may experience…