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Why Marriage Equality Matters to Nurses

Why Marriage Equality Matters to Nurses

There are many topics that fire Nurses up. Fitness articles are generally divided. Some of you blame hard shifts, on your feet all day, and ‘no time’ as a reason to eat badly and not invest time into your health. […]

Crazy Nurse Rules You’ve Heard of, But Didn’t Think Were True – Part 2

Crazy Nurse Rules You’ve Heard of, But Didn’t Think Were True – Part 2

The crazy Nurse rules are endless, from giving up your seat to a doctor to not calling a plumber if a patient clogged the bathroom (just to save costs) – Read on for more crazy nurse rules, and watch out […]

The Top 5 Fitness Facilities in America

The Top 5 Fitness Facilities in America

Hi, I’m Michael, Editor in Chief of Scrubs Magazine. 2017 has been an awesome year and we’ve seen a dynamic shift in our content. Amongst the usual issues Nurses and those in the medical field face, fitness and general wellbeing in how you […]

5 Things Nurses Want This Holiday Season

5 Things Nurses Want This Holiday Season

The holidays are a comin’ and apart from a day off and more sleep, there are actually more things us Nurses want in our stockings every year. But, you’ll be surprised, fancy cars, gifts under a tree and cosy nights […]

7 Crazy Nurse Rules You’ve Heard of, But Didn’t Think Were True – Part 1

7 Crazy Nurse Rules You’ve Heard of, But Didn’t Think Were True – Part 1

We’ve heard some crazy stories in the Nursing world. From these whacky 19th Century rules, to crazy legal mistakes you didn’t know you were making. Here’s 7 crazy Nursing rules you’ve probably heard of, and probably are true! Probably! 1. […]

A Style Guide For Men Working In The Professional Nursing Field

A Style Guide For Men Working In The Professional Nursing Field

As you know, the number of men working in the professional field of nursing has increased dramatically. As one of them, congratulations for choosing a rewarding career. The stigma that only women make good nurses is gone. Just like female […]

This App is Changing the Way Medical Professionals and Parents Communicate

This App is Changing the Way Medical Professionals and Parents Communicate

Playful Bee is the organization responsible for a revolutionary childhood development app called Bee Well™, and it’s changing the way that doctors, parents, care providers, and children communicate and interact with each other in the best interests of making the […]

The Underestimated Heartbreak of Children and Food Allergies

The Underestimated Heartbreak of Children and Food Allergies

The prevalence of preventable life-threatening allergic reactions in schools and daycare centers is staggering; according to the Food Allergy Research & Education Foundation, nearly 6 million children have food allergies, and those with associated anaphylaxis are on the rise. According […]

How A Sword Fight Saved My Patient

How A Sword Fight Saved My Patient

As I began pediatrics training toward my RN degree, I was well aware that of the three clinical instructors available, a former military nurse who I’ll call Ms. Smith was not the one most students would wish to learn under. […]

Crucial Tools for Identifying Social and Learning Disabilities Early

Crucial Tools for Identifying Social and Learning Disabilities Early

Early identification of learning disabilities and social issues in children is critical if we are to give students and future students the support they need to succeed in multiple aspects of their lives. Unfortunately, according to the National Center for […]

Problems With Nursing Gossip & How To Avoid Them

Problems With Nursing Gossip & How To Avoid Them

Some consider gossip, rumors, and hushed whispers a harmless way to vent about frustrations in the workplace. For hospital work staff, especially nurses, gossip and rumors can create a toxic work environment. It lowers the work morale and creates a […]

Petite Scrubs Review By Pacific Petite

Petite Scrubs Review By Pacific Petite

I have a confession. I’m a Registered Nurse but my patients aren’t the only ones who need to be saved. Every week when I go to work at the hospital, I’m drowning. I’m literally suffocating. No, I’m not drowning in […]

How Plumber Tom saved a life, thanks to his Nurse Mom

How Plumber Tom saved a life, thanks to his Nurse Mom

It was a hot day in San Diego, and Plumber Tom, a plumbing company in San Diego, had ventured out for their usual morning schedule. One of the plumbers, was visiting a customer who had a standard plumbing issue, a clog. Nothing […]

Four Key Effects of the Houston Floods

Four Key Effects of the Houston Floods

Record amounts of rain have fallen in Texas since Hurricane Harvey hit on Friday. The immediate impacts may be obvious – people having to leave home, states of emergency, burst dams, streets underwater and at least nine deaths connected to […]

Report: Ability To Wear Scrubs To Work Is Only Thing Keeping Health Care Professionals From Quitting

Report: Ability To Wear Scrubs To Work Is Only Thing Keeping Health Care Professionals From Quitting

According to a recent poll of nearly 20,000 health care professionals jointly conducted by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Nurses Association (ANA), 99.8% of health care professionals say their ability to […]