Scientists look to immune therapy to fight cancer

Cancer is one of the greatest medical issues facing Americans today. It is the second most common cause of death in the United States, coming in second only to heart disease. The challenge doctors and scientists face in fighting this disease is gargantuan, but new research is bringing in…

4 Tips for a Great LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn Network

We recently chatted with Donna Svei, a career search expert and author of the AvidCareerist blog on how to use LinkedIn to your advantage while job searching. Read the full Q&A here.  While LinkedIn alone may not land you the job, recruiters will be searching for you online  to find out as…

New research offers insight into early childhood tooth decay

Make sure young children are protecting their teeth.

Early childhood caries is a painful form of tooth decay that plagues young children. If severe enough, ECC can require a surgical procedure to rectify. As such, it is important for parents of young children to take the necessary cautionary steps to prevent the development of this harmful…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – FA100

FA100 Classmates in Tucson

Hi guys, it’s Chelsea checking in again. I started the Medical Assisting program at the Carrington College Tucson campus in March and I’m blogging about my experiences. As I write I’m now about 12 weeks into the program so if you missed my earlier posts, you can read them all here to catch…

Triglycerides may be the key to preventing heart disease

Scientists are looking towards low triglyceride levels to help prevent heart disease.

In exciting news for health care professionals, new evidence has been found in two separate studies that might help prevent heart disease. The research examined triglyceride levels, and found that gene mutations that stop the Apolipoprotein C-III (APOC​3) function can lower the risk of…

Graduate Spotlight – Meet Kimberly Ziebold

Kimberly Ziebold

Kimberly enrolled on the Pharmacy Technology program at the Carrington College Boise, ID, campus in September. When we spoke in May, Kimberly was in her final module and preparing for her externship at a local hospital in Boise; assuming all goes well, she will complete the program after July…

Modern methods for physician collaboration

A continuing challenge for health care professionals, whether a college pharmacy technician, dentist, physician or nurse, is communicating with other medical personnel in order to successfully provide the best treatment for patients. This challenge is exacerbated due to the fact that most…