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How to Get the Best Sleep after coming off a Night Shift

5 Ways To Pay Back Sleep Debt After Coming Off Night Shift!

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Maintaining a proper sense of wellbeing and balance is one of the toughest challenges for a nurse. With night shifts playing such a strong toll on your health, it is crucial to give proper attention to the quality of your […]

Florida Catches Zika What Nurses Need to Know about This Dangerous Virus

Florida Catches Zika: What Nurses Need To Know About This Dangerous Virus

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  The recent Zika outbreak in Florida has got everybody across the country talking about the dangerous virus.   The virus has firstly been identified in 2007 in the Yap Island, but it had only become a real concern when […]

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Back Pain? Try These 4 Things

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Between lifting patients, constantly standing on their feet and rushing from room to room, nurses experience intense physical demand on the job. In fact, according to 2015 statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing ranks as one of […]

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Fun & Humor

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8 Hilarious Photos That Will Make You Pee Your Scrubs

As promised, the 3rd and final round of this summer’s FunnyNurses Facebook roundup is here. Thanks for participating and be sure to visit FunnyNurses to share something funny for your chance to make it into next season’s ‘Best Of Funny Nurses.’ 1.   2. […]

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Career

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The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

Physical activity serves as a crucial component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends adults get 150 minutes of aerobic activity each week. Fulfilling this standard is perhaps even more […]

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Career

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An ER nurse’s description of a heart attack

I said aloud to myself and the cat, “Dear God, I think I’m having a heart attack!”

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Career

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12 Tips For Nurses Working The Overnighter

Working an overnight shift can take some getting used to and isn’t always an easy transition for an internal clock that is used to being awake during the day and sleeping at night. Many of our home care nurses work with children that […]

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Beauty & Style

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5 Top Beauty Products For Nurses

Nursing is equal parts difficult and rewarding—although, as you know, sometimes the difficulties seem to outweigh the rewards. One of the hardest parts about being a nurse is what it does to your body. We work long shifts, stay up […]