In pharmacy technology news, Gilead Sciences Inc. hepatitis C pill Harvoni has been approved by both the Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada. The drug, which was given the thumbs up in early October 2014 by the FDA, is the first combination pill approved to treat chronic HCV…

November is officially National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, a time that not only focuses on the 5 million or so Americans that suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, but also pays respect to their devoted caregivers. Alzheimer’s is a monumental health problem in the U.S.- someone in the…

Now that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, you are probably wondering where exactly all the donations go and what you can do to help patients suffering from other forms of cancer. While breast cancer awareness campaigns have successfully reached out to women, many other, often more…

While the dangers of smoking are undoubtedly well-known, menthol cigarettes often entice young smokers with their minty taste. But menthol acts as more than a flavoring; it has a pharmacologic impact.
According to a new study from Georgetown University Medical Center, menthol combines with…

Machines may not be able to smile, but they’re definitely improving how we do. As technology continues to progress at blazing speeds, the oral health community is receiving some of the fruits of their advancements. The most groundbreaking works have featured 3-D printing, cavity-fighting lasers…

Robin Blunck is our very own social media specialist at Carrington College. Robin has been part of the team for several years, and is our in-house ‘guru’ on all things social.
I sat down with Robin to discuss the topic “social media and your career”. Robin talks about the impact that social…

Veterans Day is the perfect time to celebrate all of the veterans we’re honored to have as part of the Carrington College family – students, graduates, staff and faculty. We recently spoke with two of our veterans to thank them for their service, and create two special Spotlight features we…