What to know about the anti-vaccination movement

Immunizing infants is at the center of a heated debate.

One of the most-discussed topics in health care at the moment is the issue of vaccinations. Though required by law to vaccinate their children, many parents are citing personal or religious reasons as excuses to refuse immunizations.1 Consequently, the United States has seen several outbreaks of…

Dogs are More Effective at Detecting Prostate Cancer than the Leading Tests

Dogs are the best test for prostate cancer.

Man’s best friend just got a whole lot friendlier. Studies show that specially trained dogs are four times better than traditional testing methods when it comes to detecting prostate cancer cells in urine samples.1 A British charity called Medical Detection Dogs trains the friendly canines to…

Graduation Tips – 7 Interview Questions You May Face

Carrington Graduates

If your graduation is just around the corner, congratulations! You’re about ready to start your career!
You’ve probably already been working with your Carrington College campus Career Services team to develop a striking resume and improve your interview skills. But one of the best things to do…

Nursing home for dogs to open in Japan

Dog retirement homes might soon be the new norm.

The field of veterinary technology might soon see changes in the way elderly pets are cared for. The Japanese company Aeonpet Co., part of the larger Aeon supermarket chain, has announced it will officially be opening a retirement home for elderly dogs.1 The nursing facility hopes to address…

The truth about gluten

Gluten.

Lately, there’s been a lot of talk in both the health and culinary communities about gluten.  Though only 1 percent of the population suffers from celiac disease going gluten-free has become a new dietary craze, causing many people to give up bread, pasta, beer and mistakenly any other food…

Bananas could be the new superfood

The new superfood

In the hopes of helping to solve the rampant vitamin A deficiency in East Africa, professor James Dale of the Queensland University of Technology is working to make bananas more rich in nutrients, essentially creating a superfood. Though Dale has been working on the project for some time, his…

5 Tips To Help Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain!

Tiffany M, Carrington Student and her Child

Carrington students don’t have to worry about the famous summer brain drain because our terms roll on every 6 weeks, all year long. You’re in a hurry to get your career started, and with a long July 4th weekend as your only summer holiday, there’s no chance to forget what you’ve learned! But…