Bacteria may prevent food allergies

A new study conducted by a team at the University of Chicago has identified the bacteria Clostridia as a potential element in treating food allergies, specifically peanut allergens. Over the past two decades, the prevalence of food allergies in children has risen dramatically. The U.S. Centers…

Imagine is someone collapsed on the floor in front of you – what would you do? Would you step up and take responsibility, or would you succumb to the bystander effect?
Carrington Students Step Up
Back in 2011 Lisa White, at the time a Pharmacy Technology student at our San Leandro, CA, campus,…

Michael Cariño, 29, graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at the Las Vegas campus in May. He received the Distinguished Graduate Award and Award for Merit.
In July Michael passed the National Physical Therapist Examination (NPTE) PTA with a perfect score, and a week…

American teens forgo sunscreen

A decade-long study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that American teenagers are forgoing skin protection in the sun and are also still prone to using indoor tanning devices. The study highlights the need for educating adolescents about the dangers of skin…

For this month’s Q&A we spoke with J. Matthew Becker, certified coach and owner of Authentic Excellence LLC, a career and life coaching business. J. Matthew Becker is passionate about helping others find fulfillment in their careers. He uses his coaching skills to help clients find their…

CO2 lasers make dentistry pain-free

Dentistry has seen a significant evolution over the past few decades, especially in regard to making procedures less painful. Although a significant percentage of the population still experiences dental phobia, advancements in computer machinery have made many of the most dreaded procedures…

Food additives

The Food and Drug Administration is struggling to control the usage of food additives in the United States, essentially allowing many manufacturers to put untested products into foodstuffs. The term food additive sounds rather broad, but within the law these substances have a very specific…