Has sitting at the computer left you with an aching lower back? Some occupations require long hours of computer use. It’s not unusual for office workers, from medical billing and coding specialists to data entry personal, to suffer from repetitive workplace injuries, which have increased in…

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…

Health care professionals, such as physicians, nurses and certified medical assistants, understand the importance of national dietary trends in shaping the general health of the U.S. population.
Over the past few decades, one such trend has been the increased use of artificial sweeteners,…

Though the harmful effects of cigarettes and tobacco products have long since been revealed, many Americans may have forgotten about the dangers of secondhand smoking.
While legislation in recent history has removed smoking options from public areas in many states and advertising has been…

According to recent research examining global trends in meat consumption, antibiotics fed to animals used for meat are contributing to the potential for super bugs in the near future.
For medical professionals, such as certified pharmacy techs, this trend could be a much more urgent matter than…

Chocolate lovers can rejoice with the news that scientists have developed a new process that makes chocolate sweeter and allows it to retain more antioxidants, according to a press release from the American Chemical Society.1 
On March 24, 2015, the researchers presented their findings at the…

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…