Bed bugs have become a growing nuisance for homeowners, travelers, medical assistants and doctors in the past few years. Recent reports have found that the cases of bed bugs have been increasing within the last few months, but a seasonal pattern is emerging.
The Philadelphia Department of…

Human beings’ exposure to chemicals in everything from toys to household cleaning products to food has long been a concern. Fortunately, according to research from George Washington University’s School of Public Health, that exposure has been declining in recent years, as governments around the…

Animal shelters around the country employ certified veterinary technicians to aid the animals in their care. These techs are an integral part of the animals’ lives and happiness during their stay and are responsible for many aspects of shelter maintenance and services. Veterinary technicians…

A lot of exciting things happened at Carrington College in 2013; the launch of our new Spirit Store in late November was just one of the highlights of a very busy year.
If you’ve not yet had a chance to check it out, go to spiritstore.carrington.edu to see all the Carrington goodies we have for you….

With the New Year comes a new start and according to research from the University of Scranton 45% of Americans take this opportunity to set resolutions to better themselves.1 Of course there is also a stigma that comes along with New Year’s resolutions. The same study suggests that just 8% of…

With 2013 now behind us, it’s worth taking a look back at some of the biggest health care stories of the year and examining how they affected the national narrative. As usual, health care news played an important role in American society in 2013, with some stories, discoveries and developments…

Obesity has long been a problem in the United States, but it has now become a major issue in developing countries as well, creating a worldwide health epidemic. According to a report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), a British think tank, rates of obese and overweight people – those…