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5 Ways To Keep Your Children’s Eyes Healthy

5 Ways To Keep Your Children’s Eyes Healthy

It’s not an overstatement to say that the first five years of a child’s life are fundamentally important. They are the bedrock that shapes a child’s future health, development, happiness, achievements, and growth. When it comes to the formative years […]

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Video: Funny “All I Want for Christmas” Nurse Parody About The Flu

There is nothing we love more than an awesome, hilarious song parody performed by nurses…and it seems we got just what we wanted for the holidays this year!

Understanding The Legal Side Of A DNR

Understanding The Legal Side Of A DNR

As medical professionals, we make difficult decisions every day. Among the most challenging decisions that face doctors and nurses are those that concern the end of a person’s life. Death is a natural thing, and it’s something that every human […]

Are You Charting Correctly? What To Look For In A Patient’s Chart

Are You Charting Correctly? What To Look For In A Patient’s Chart

  For nurses, charting is an essential part of the job. But are you doing it correctly? Filling out a chart the wrong way can have serious consequences for a patient’s care. There’s a saying in medicine: “If you didn’t […]

What Would Nurse Jackie Do? The Dangers of Taking a TV Nurse Too Seriously

What Would Nurse Jackie Do? The Dangers of Taking a TV Nurse Too Seriously

On the popular social media site and link aggregator Reddit, there’s a subreddit — one of the site’s specific subforums — that’s called “It’s a Unix System.” The name is a Jurassic Park reference, and the subreddit is a place […]

World AIDS Day [Infographic]

World AIDS Day [Infographic]

December 1 marks World AIDS Day. Although it affects a relatively small number of people in the US (about 1.2 million), tens of millions more are infected globally, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Scroll down to view 12 facts about AIDS […]

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Top Tips: How To Be Considered For Your Ideal Nursing Job

The prospect of finding a new nursing job that is an ideal fit for your skills, needs, and interests is an exciting one. And whether you’re fresh out of nursing school or mid-career and looking for something new, you want […]

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about this particularly lethal form of cancer. Pancreatic cancer has taken many lives, notably that of Apple founder Steve Jobs in 2011. It may not draw as much attention as […]

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Psychiatric Patients in the ER: Challenges Faced by Emergency Nurses

While emergency nurses and ER physicians are highly trained at dealing with acute trauma, there’s one area where many don’t always feel comfortable: working with psychiatric patients. A 2013 white paper from the Emergency Nurses Association highlights the challenges that […]

7 Things Nurses Are Grateful For

7 Things Nurses Are Grateful For

  Gratitude is said to be the key to a happy, balanced life. As crazy as life can be at times, stopping for a second and reconnecting to the wonderful things around you can be a blessing. As a nurse, […]

Are You a Hydrated Nurse?

Are You a Hydrated Nurse?

  Nothing is as important as being well hydrated – and you probably know this better than anyone around. If you have stressed the importance of water in many circumstances, and to many patients, the only question remains: are YOU […]

This Drug Could Prevent HIV Infection. So, Why Isn’t the UK Funding It?

This Drug Could Prevent HIV Infection. So, Why Isn’t the UK Funding It?

According to a 2015 report, there were more than 100,000 people living with HIV in the UK in 2014. In the same year, over 6,000 were newly diagnosed with HIV and more than 600 died of AIDS-related illnesses. What’s more […]

When Everyone Else Is Home: How To Deal With Working Holidays

When Everyone Else Is Home: How To Deal With Working Holidays

The alarm rings at 05:30, and it only takes a second for the dread to set in. Today is Thanksgiving. And you have to work the holiday shift. Your mind starts to look for solutions. Maybe you could call in […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy and Vibrant

5 Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy and Vibrant

  If there were such a thing as a magic potion that would help us get healthy, glowing, incredible skin, we’d be the first in line to buy it. But, great complexion doesn’t come in a bottle (believe us; we’ve […]

5 Smoking Cessation Apps To Use Today, During The Great American Smokeout

5 Smoking Cessation Apps To Use Today, During The Great American Smokeout

  November is Lung Cancer Awareness month, and no matter how long you’ve been a smoker, it’s never too late to quit. Today, many hospitals and other healthcare facilities don’t hire smokers at all. Even if you’ve been grandfathered in, […]