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Anita Bruzzese

About Anita Bruzzese

Anita Bruzzese is an award-winning journalist. Her book, 45 Things You Do That Drive Your Boss Crazy...And How to Avoid Them, was named one of the top 10 most notable business books by the New York Post in 2007. For more information, visit her Website at 45things.com.

Green gifts for your team

Green gifts for your team

This year, you may want to focus on gifts that are affordable and eco-friendly. There are lots of great options this holiday season for a thoughtful nurse like you!

Recommendations for “green” skincare products

Recommendations for “green” skincare products

Our shopping guide for the most gentle, natural products you can put on your skin and hair. We’ve found makeup with no synthetic preservatives and hair products that will allow you to throw away the canned hairspray.

6 dos & don’ts for putting together great scrubs outfits

6 dos & don’ts for putting together great scrubs outfits

The colors you wear can affect how you feel, and how others perceive you.

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Beauty secrets for nurses (at a pretty price!)

We’re all looking for ways to stay looking great but maybe for less money. The good news: There are a lot of ways to cut down on costly products.

The myth of nurses dating doctors

The myth of nurses dating doctors

Why do so many dramas depict doctors and nurses spending more time having sex on the job than they do treating patients?

Dry hands makeover

Dry hands makeover

If your hands are sore, split, chapped or even bleeding from the constant hand-washing that is a necessary part of a nurse’s life, don’t despair that you’ll never have soft hands again. That’s because a wide array of products and practical tips can help salvage even the roughest hands.

8 great ways to declutter your life

8 great ways to declutter your life

Swap clothes with your nursing team! Donate your old storage containers to local soup kitchens! Here’s how to clean your life and do some good.

Healthy, Tasty Holiday Snacks

Healthy, Tasty Holiday Snacks

As a nurse, you know the importance of eating healthy foods and taking advantage of fresh ingredients, but avoiding all the sugar and junk food during the holidays can be tough.

10 lovely charity gifts for nurses to give and get

10 lovely charity gifts for nurses to give and get

By their very profession, nurses give to others every day. Here are ways to continue that spirit of giving – with gifts whose proceeds go to worthy causes.

When does makeup expire?

When does makeup expire?

Nurses are trained to take note of expiration dates on medications and supplies. When it comes to their own makeup, however, it can be tough to determine what has “gone bad”…

Brown bag meals: Easy-to-pack salads

Brown bag meals: Easy-to-pack salads

Adding fresh corn bread, a whole-grain baguette or a slice of crusty French bread turns a delicious salad into a full-on meal.

Frugal foodie: Crockpot bean recipes

Frugal foodie: Crockpot bean recipes

Simply toss these ingredients in the crockpot before leaving for your shift; when you return, your home will be filled with the aroma of a home-cooked meal.

11 restaurants that offer great deals

11 restaurants that offer great deals

Eateries are now offering discounts and specials to lure customers into their doors. Here are our picks for values at some favorite national chains.

Frugal foodie: Ice cube trays can stretch your budget

Frugal foodie: Ice cube trays can stretch your budget

Simple ways to salvage leftovers and cut down on meal preparation after a busy shift at work.

Brown bag meals: Low-fat, low-cal muffins

Brown bag meals: Low-fat, low-cal muffins

This great recipe can provide a nutritional wallop and keep your body energized for a long shift.