Psoriasis Day


Fighting To Stop The Spread Of Psoriasis

The National Psoriasis Foundation has declared August as Psoriasis Action Month. Psoriasis is a disease that causes irritating and uncomfortable patches on the skin. For many, living with psoriasis makes living a quality life challenging. Though it is not a […]

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Your Health


‘Think Fungus’ To Help Prevent The Growth Of Fungal Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared Aug. 14-18 as the very first Fungal Disease Awareness Week. Throughout the world, the prevalence of fungal diseases is a serious health issue. Fungal infections can lead to severe illnesses […]

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Nurse News and Opinion


What Becoming A Nurse Means To Me

My mom and I were at the Bloomsburg Fair, an annual week-long event in central Pennsylvania; I couldn’t have been more than a teen at that time so it was at least 20 years ago. As we were walking through […]

Nurse News and Opinion


Will You See Me?

I know you are here to take care of me, but when you come into this room, Will you see me? I open my mouth for bites of food, for medicine, for sips of water, like a baby bird, I […]

6 Great Nursing Jobs (That Aren't In Hospitals)


6 Great Nursing Jobs (That Aren’t In Hospitals)

Whether you’re in nursing school or have just finished your first year on the job as an RN, you may be wondering if there are any non-hospital job opportunities for nurses out there. Let’s face it – while many nurses […]

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Bullying: The Culture Of Nursing

Bullying is an everyday occurrence in nursing and health care. Nurses bully each other. Physicians bully each other. Supervisors bully employees. This often leaves us wondering how is it that people in an industry centered on service, compassion, and patient […]

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Nurse News and Opinion


5 Emergency Room Myths And Misconceptions

As front door to healthcare, emergency rooms receive almost all kinds of patients. Most of us will have to visit the ER at least once in our lives. Oftentimes, we see it as it is depicted on movies and TV […]

How To Avoid Punches & Bites When Doing A G-Tube Flush
Pro Tips


How To Avoid Punches & Bites When Doing A G-Tube Flush

Ever had a patient swing at you or even try to bite you when you were simply trying to help? Your patient probably didn’t mean any harm by it. Patients have to endure many uncomfortable procedures, and they are often […]

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