Legendary comedian Robin Williams recently raised awareness of depression-related suicide after tragically losing a lifelong battle with the mental health disorder. In the wake of his death, the issue of suicide prevention has been brought to the forefront of national and even…

Hello folks! It’s time for another update. Check out my previous posts here and follow my journey through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus.
A Family Owned Pharmacy
I’m three weeks into my externship and it’s just as I expected. This is a family-owned pharmacy and they don’t…

Some people stand up to stress while others struggle with it. But until recently, scientists did not greatly understand this so-called “stress gap.”
New research has pinpointed the molecular origins of stress in mice, and the results could contribute to better understanding the development of…

Hello Carrington flock, it’s student blogger Chelsea back again for another update! If you’ve not been following my posts, I’m studying the Medical Assisting (MA) program at the Carrington College Tucson campus. I started the program in March and I’ve been blogging about my experiences at…

A new study published in the journal Nature suggests that seals may be responsible for spreading tuberculosis across the Atlantic Ocean.

Hello Carrington Flock! It’s time for another update. The final six weeks of my Pharmacy Technology program is at an externship site; this post is about my first day!I’m excited to be doing my externship at a family owned pharmacy in Tempe, AZ. We send medications out to assisted living homes…

A new study conducted by a team at the University of Chicago has identified the bacteria Clostridia as a potential element in treating food allergies, specifically peanut allergens. Over the past two decades, the prevalence of food allergies in children has risen dramatically. The U.S. Centers…