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5 Things That Pissed Me Off Today

5 Things That Pissed Me Off Today

Nursing is an appealing career path for someone drawn to the idea of saving lives, but it isn’t all about saving people and developing close relationships with patients. In fact, there are tons of reasons why people become nurses. More […]

Do Yourself A Favor & Follow These 8 Nurses On Instagram

Do Yourself A Favor & Follow These 8 Nurses On Instagram

Student Nurse Andi Just a girl trying to be infinitely positive on her way into work today🙃 A positive attitude will always take you farther than a negative one. Have a smile on your face whether you’re walking into work, […]

Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To Talk About

Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To Talk About

Whether in a hospital or at a doctor’s appointment, nurses greet patients with a comforting warmth and kindness. Despite this, nurses are at risk of developing depression at twice the rate of a patient who does not work in the […]

Getting Out Of Nursing: Exploring Alternative Job Opportunities

Getting Out Of Nursing: Exploring Alternative Job Opportunities

There was a time where, statistically, a person would change jobs 11 to 12 times before the age of 50. The numbers today have declined, as researchers expect an individual to change his or her job roughly four times before […]

Top 10 Places For A Nurse To Live [UPDATED]

Top 10 Places For A Nurse To Live [UPDATED]

Nurses’ salaries vary greatly depending on where they live in the United States due to several factors, including the cost of living. After finishing medical school, a major decision for a nurse to make is whether to relocate. A nurse […]

5 Ideas For Nurses Looking For A Side Hustle

5 Ideas For Nurses Looking For A Side Hustle

In the United States, the average salary for a registered nurse is $71,000. This works out to be around $34 an hour. While there are some states where nurses can make over $100,000 a year, there are also states where […]

Put Down The Stethoscope & Check Yo Tatas

Put Down The Stethoscope & Check Yo Tatas

For us nurses to continue to provide quality care to her patients, we must be in good health. Unfortunately, nurses often forget about their most important patient – themselves. Nurses become so wrapped up in caring for others, they forget to […]

Childhood Cancer Survivor Returns To Hospital As Nurse More Than 20 Years Later

Childhood Cancer Survivor Returns To Hospital As Nurse More Than 20 Years Later

This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a dream finally realized for the 24-year-old, two-time childhood cancer survivor from Atlanta. Brown is not just any new nurse at the AFLAC Cancer Center […]

Las Vegas Shooting: Special Ed teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, Nurse Who Shielded Wife Among Those Killed

Las Vegas Shooting: Special Ed teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, Nurse Who Shielded Wife Among Those Killed

Among the at least 59 killed in a mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night was a special education teacher, a kindergarten teacher and a nurse from Tennessee who saved his wife’s life. Here is what we know about the […]

Gone Girl In The Real World: How False Domestic Violence Claims Cause Permanent Damage To The Innocent

Gone Girl In The Real World: How False Domestic Violence Claims Cause Permanent Damage To The Innocent

Dante Cunningham. Simon Boswell. Martin Chitwood. These are the names of three men who were falsely accused of committing acts of domestic violence, leaving them to suffer life-long consequences stemming from ruined credibility and reputations. Character assassination is a deliberate […]

Las Vegas Shooting Q&A With A Nurse

Las Vegas Shooting Q&A With A Nurse

What’s the situation like right now? Currently, our city is working hard to help all the victims affected by this tragedy. First responders, EMS, cops and healthcare workers are all working tirelessly to make sure everyone is taken care of […]

Instructors Are Causing The Nursing Shortage

Instructors Are Causing The Nursing Shortage

The United States is in need of qualified, educated nurses now more than ever. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American nursing schools aren’t hiring an adequate amount of nursing faculty members. The lack of active nursing […]

6 Fun Ways To Stay Active During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

6 Fun Ways To Stay Active During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

It’s no secret that many kids aren’t as active as previous generations. With the abundance of screens, from televisions and tablets to phones and computers, many children today are more apt to be found sitting on a couch, eyes glued […]

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A Deadly (But Beatable) Condition Killing More Than Breast Cancer, AIDS and Prostate Cancer Combined

Did you know September is Sepsis Awareness Month? Few people the medical community even know what sepsis is, let alone know that there is an entire month dedicated to raising awareness about the potentially deadly health condition. Throughout the month, […]

Why You Need To Get Informed About Prostate Cancer

Why You Need To Get Informed About Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S., and it’s a time when health advocates and experts busy themselves with raising awareness for the potentially deadly health condition. Additionally, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month aims to do the following: Provide […]