A recent study has proved that the age-old adage is in fact true, fruit can significantly reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Research conducted by the University of Oxford used data from nearly half a million subjects in China over several years, which suggested that those who eat…

Single mom Michelle Cannon, age 26, completed the Health Care Administration (HCA) program at our Citrus Heights campus in August. Her 20 month old son baby James is her motivation, while her mom is her inspiration. Before enrolling at Carrington College, Michelle worked a lot of retail and…

Hello Carrington Flock! It’s time for another update. Check out my previous posts here and follow my journey through the Pharmacy Technology program in Mesa, Arizona. As I progress through my externship, I’ve already started looking for work.
Hoping To Get Hired On
The first day was the most…

Depression is an illness. It’s not something you can just “snap out of” as those who are clearly unqualified to comment often say.
It’s a mental illness that can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time; the recent untimely death of comedian Robin Williams brought depression and mental health to the…

Every college student should know what to watch for and how to get help
Robin Williams’s suicide was hard on everyone. In the weeks after his tragic death, the end of a long and heroic struggle with mental illness, one of my friends reached out to me to express her own thoughts about…

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…

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…