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March 13-19 Is Brain Awareness Week! Keep Your Brain Healthy With These 5 Tips!

March 13-19 Is Brain Awareness Week! Keep Your Brain Healthy With These 5 Tips!

The DANA Alliance For Brain Initiatives has established March 13-19 as Brain Awareness Week, a time when people can get together and raise awareness about the importance of neurological research, exploration, and brain health. Despite the many advancements of modern […]

How To Be That B*tch Nurse. A Step by Step Guide!

How To Be That B*tch Nurse. A Step by Step Guide!

Us Nurses are well known for our temperament. We know our sh*t and we won’t let anything slide. Try to throw us under the bus, or even spell HIPAA wrong and we’ll destroy you. 50% of us are supportive and […]

Life Expectancy Has Dropped In The US. Why?

Life Expectancy Has Dropped In The US. Why?

For decades, the life expectancy of the average person in the United States has been steadily increasing. In 1930, the average American could expect to live to almost 60 years of age. By 1980, the number had risen to 73.7. […]

GIVEAWAY: Handcrafted Wood Watch From Original Grain

GIVEAWAY: Handcrafted Wood Watch From Original Grain

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and here’s your chance to win the “Best Gift” award. As a sneak preview of our gift guide launching soon, Original Grain is giving away one watch from their Minimalist Collection. Want to […]

The Three E’s Of The Nurse Commitment

The Three E’s Of The Nurse Commitment

Deciding to become a nurse is more than a career decision, it’s a decision about the way you’re going to approach life in general. The nurse commitment starts when you first enroll in undergrad classes toward your nursing degree, and […]

heartsoul Presents: What’s Your Story?

heartsoul Presents: What’s Your Story?

  To celebrate the launch of heartsoul’s new Spring 2017 collection, we’re looking to feature 5 unique stories across the medical field.  You don’t have to just be a medical nurse. You can be a veterinarian, dentist, anything. We want […]

How Much Can You Share With a Patient’s Family?

How Much Can You Share With a Patient’s Family?

  Family members want to know as much as possible, especially when their loved one is seriously injured or ill. But for adult patients, how much can you really share with their family? Many nurses aren’t always clear on what […]

What Was It Like to Be a Nurse During WWII?

What Was It Like to Be a Nurse During WWII?

Throughout the history of nursing, some of the most well-known figures have been war nurses. But what about World War II? This massive conflict transformed the world of nursing, with huge numbers of women signing up as Army and Navy […]

Nurse Ghost Stories

Nurse Ghost Stories

Over the weekend we asked you for your most compelling Ghost Stories.  Real stories from our readers.  Get ready for Halloween, and read these at your peril. Room 6 I worked night duty in the hospital I trained at for a […]

Do You Know What a Teal Pumpkin at Halloween Means?

Do You Know What a Teal Pumpkin at Halloween Means?

When you think about trick or treating, most of you imagine seeing an orange pumpkin on a doorstep, window or front yard.  But have any of you ever seen a Teal Pumpkin, and understood what it’s there for?  When Scrubs […]

The Worst Pranks EVER.  As Told By You.

The Worst Pranks EVER. As Told By You.

We read every comment you make on our posts, including those on our social channels and thus, we recently pulled together some of the best pranks we’ve read, as written by you.  But don’t worry, we’re very HIPAA conscious, so […]

Sapphire Scrubs Competition….And the Winners are….

Sapphire Scrubs Competition….And the Winners are….

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition with The Resilient Nurse and Sapphire Scrubs. Here are the 5 winners who’ll each be receiving a set of scrubs from Sapphire Scrubs. Darette Ly of Naperville, IL. Jessica Leech of Buckhannon, WV […]

What is Dilaudid?

What is Dilaudid?

Belonging to the opioid class and derived from morphine, Dilaudid is a drug prescribed for relief of moderate to severe pain such as bone injuries, heart attacks, burns or cancer. Dilaudid can come in several forms, including oral solutions, tablets, […]

Mortality And Causes Of Death (Infographic)

Mortality And Causes Of Death (Infographic)

The World Health Organization released a report titled “Projections of Mortality and Causes of Death, 2015 and 2030” which summarized the deaths last year as well as makes predictions for 2030. As nurses, we’re especially interested in the evolution of […]

11 Simple and Budget-Friendly Date Ideas for Busy Nurses

11 Simple and Budget-Friendly Date Ideas for Busy Nurses

Nurses, without a doubt, have a very demanding profession. It becomes exhausting when you work long hours and attend to so many other’s needs…which is why a little ME time is always in order.  And for those of you with […]