CHAC Graduation Ceremony Class of 2013 and 2014!

Congratulations to the Class of 2013 and 2014 on their graduation from California Healing Arts College! It was monumental day for these remarkable students to walk across the stage and prepare for a new career in the rewarding health care industry.

Become a Pharmacy Technician Through Affordable Courses

Attending a traditional university may not be useful or even practical for many students currently seeking an education, or attempting to build a career in their desired field. At the California Healing Arts College, we provide an alternative with high quality courses in a variety of health and wellness occupations including pharmacy technician, dental assistant, …

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Study links positive fitness center climate to better health

by Mike Krings (Medical Xpress)—Sticking to an exercise routine is not easy, especially when the gym is not exactly a person’s favorite place to be. Two University of Kansas researchers have published a study showing that, when exercisers perceived the climate at a fitness center as positive, caring and task-involving, and found the staff to …

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High–intensity training could put kidney disease on the run

by Caroline Day The benefits of high-intensity interval training for people with chronic kidney disease is the focus of a team of researchers at The University of Queensland. The study coincides with Kidney Health Week, which is being celebrated from 25 to 31 May. More than 50 people die every day from kidney-related disease according …

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Multiple 60-minute massage sessions effective for neck pain

  (HealthDay)—Multiple 60-minute massage sessions are effective for neck dysfunction and pain among patients with chronic neck pain, according to a study published in the March/April issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. Karen J. Sherman, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Group Health Research Institute in Seattle, and colleagues examined the optimal dose of massage for individuals …

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Massage eases low back pain in randomized controlled trial

Massage therapy helps ease chronic low back pain and improve function, according to a randomized controlled trial that the Annals of Internal Medicine will publish in its July 5 issue. The first study to compare structural and relaxation (Swedish) massage, the trial found that both types of massage worked well, with few side effects. “We found that …

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