Liliana Velazquez, RN, is a single mom who always dreamed of becoming a registered nurse (RN). In February 2013, she completed the Registered Nursing LVN to RN program* at the Carrington College Sacramento campus.
Thanks for your time Lilly. When did you start working in the medical field?
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There are hearts, flowers and chocolates everywhere you look as we lead up to St. Valentine’s Day. And that’s probably why February has been celebrated as American Heart Month since 1963. The time of year when Americans focus on affairs of the heart is the perfect window to also remind you, your…

The National Sleep Foundation has officially released a new set of guidelines for recommended sleep times by age.1 
To develop the guidelines, the NSF conducted extensive research, published in Sleep Health: The Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, and collaborated with an expert…

While applying for new positions in any field is a multifaceted effort in its own right, the interview process is bound to be one of, if not the single most, challenging step that you face. This may be because you simply don’t have a lot of experience sitting in professional interviews or…

We are extremely privileged to live in what is commonly referred to as the information age. Effectively, this term refers to the heightened accessibility of information and technology across all fields of human experience due to the growth of numerous technological industries over the past…

According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the U.S. is losing traction as a world leader in medical research due to a national decrease in funding.1 
The study particularly focused on the period of 2004 to 2012, in which other countries around the…

Football – love it or hate it, you can’t avoid it at the moment with the big game coming up. But you don’t have to play football to run the risk of suffering a concussion; just this past week two former professional wrestlers filed a lawsuit accusing their organization of ignoring the dangers of…