The Food and Drug Administration has officially greenlit Contrave, a new drug that targets obesity and only one of three such medications to be approved by the organization in the past decade.1 The two other obesity pills, Qsymia and Belviq, were both approved by the FDA in 2012. Both of these…

Hello again Carrington flock! If you’ve not read by previous posts, use this link to follow my journey so far through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. I’m nearly at the end of my externship now and somebody asked me recently what’s the most valuable thing I’ve learned over…

A new study suggests that the prescription usage of anti-anxiety medication such as Valium and Xanax can potentially contribute to one’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The research found that benzodiazepine use for durations longer than six months doubled a person’s risk when compared to those…

You’ve made the choice to come to Carrington College, so you’re already working towards your dream career. Can you say the same for your friends and family? These tips may help them…
Matthew Becker, owner of Authentic Excellence LLC a career & life coaching business, uses his coaching skills…

The Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit group medical practice comprised of 3,800 physicians as well as 50,900 allied health care staff, has teamed up with tech giants IBM and Apple to bring innovative technology to the health care industry.1 Mayo Clinic is considered one of the leading health care…

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…