Certified medical assistants, regardless of what area of medicine they enter, will likely encounter a fair amount of patients with autoimmune diseases throughout their career. One of the most common forms of this sort of illness is Crohn’s disease, an ailment that affects the digestive tract and…

Expert Techniques From A Massage Therapy Instructor
If you’re looking for the perfect way to surprise that special someone in your life, consider giving him or her an all-out, deeply relaxing back massage. While store-bought items can be great, they can’t beat a really good back rub. You…

Whether you’re studying to become a pharmacy technician, a certified medical assistant or any other number of medical positions, scheduling smartly will be key to your success in the field.
Considering that these professions tend to require a higher degree of endurance than other careers may,…

We all know the Carrington College family truly cares about the communities that are home to our 18 campuses. Our students, staff and faculty prove it regularly with frequent community focused events. But one particular community project, held annually at our Phoenix North campus, really tugs at…

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that supplementing folic acid with medication for high blood pressure may play a role in preventing stroke among adults with hypertension.1 
The research, dubbed the China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial (CSPPT),…

The odds are high that you’re reading this on a computer monitor, a powerful device on its own. Maybe you’re on a tablet. You might even be on the bus reading this off your phone.
Now think back to the last time you used an online database to look up symptoms from your last illness. The amount…

Over the past decade, employment for pharmacists has continued to climb. This is attributed primarily to an aging population that’s slowly beginning to increase its need for prescription medication.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment for pharmacists is expected to increase by…