“Quitting Smoking is easy – I do it all the time!”

Stop Smoking

Unfortunately it’s true. People try to give up smoking regularly, the problem is that not many succeed for good. It’s an addiction, and tough to give up permanently, or as I like to say, “for life”. If you’re a smoker looking for inspiration and help quitting, why not join The Great American…

Genetically Modified Food (GMO) – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

GMO Pro's and Con's

The debate continues whether genetically modified organisms are out to save the world or destroy it. But the argument from either side is far from cut-an-dry. Lear the backstory on a few of the most pressing issues.

4 tips for staying awake on the job

Healthcare Worker Stress

If you’re pursuing a nursing career, chances are you’ll have to work a night shift every now and then. While it’s important to stay awake and alert no matter what job you do, when you work in health care it is critical because you are responsible for the well-being of patients.1 To make sure you…

What college students need to know about the Affordable Care Act

College students need to become versed in the Affordable Care Act.

The Affordable Care Act, one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in modern times, will begin its final phase of implementation when the state health care exchanges come online Oct. 1, 2013. Almost every part of American society will be affected by the new law, but college students…

Gas Station Pump Safety

Gas Pump

After the March 2013 scare that led news analysts to entertain the possibility of gas prices reaching $4.00/gallon nationwide, many of you may have considered the question – how can I ease the pain of filling up my car? Unfortunately, a trip to the gas station can be painful in more ways…

Why You Should Watch What You Eat

Banned food ingredients

At Carrington College we want our students to set a good example to your friends, family and future patients when it comes to your health and well being, and that includes knowing about good nutrition.
It’s shocking to know that the following common ingredients in our food* are actually banned…

Do You Shop At A Farmers’ Market?

why you should shop at a farmers market

As a health care professional, no matter your field, you should be aware of the benefits of good nutrition, and a wholesome diet. So we have a simple question for you…Do you buy fresh produce and meat from your local farmers’ market? If not, why not? Here’s why you should…
There are hundreds…