Dentistry is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the study, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures. Essentially, dentistry is directed at oral care and dental health…

Anyone who has ever owned a cat for more than a few days understands that it can be difficult to get your furry little friend to do anything he or she doesn’t want to do. Cat medication and other types of antibiotics are often required to help your pet recover after surgery or sickness, to say…

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Pharmacology, a term derived from the Greek word pharmakon (“poison” in classic Greek, “drug” in modern Greek) is a branch of biology and medicine that is concerned with the study of drug action. Specifically, pharmacology is the examination of the interactions between a…

Allison Land, 27, is a student at the Carrington College Boise campus. Allison is on track to complete the Medical Assisting program in April this year.
She hopes to walk the stage at a graduation ceremony in June; June is also her birthday month so that should give her two good reasons to…

Brandon Milo, 26, graduated from the Health Care Administration program at the Carrington College Sacramento campus in July 2014. Brandon grew up in a small town in Calaveras County, California. Even though he loves the area, he knew he had to move to a bigger place to kick-start his life and…

Regardless of what medical or professional field you intend to enter, it’s crucial that you gain hands on experience outside of the classroom. Not only will this serve as a valuable addition to your studies, but it could very well be a prime distinction when it comes time to leave school and…

One of the biggest concerns in the health care industry today is the increasing presence of antibiotic-resistant strains of diseases that could ultimately cause epidemics. In turn, the field of pharmacy technology has faced a massive challenge of trying to make advancements in antibiotics so…