Letter Dressing for work, addressing weight loss and making salads you can dress up and down.
Vital Signs News for nurses on life, style and work.
Clap Your Hands Applause for the best products to keep your mitts fit.
Color Me Stylish Scrubs in solids aren't what they used to be!
Read an excerpt from Patricia Harman's new book
See clips from BBC's Getting On
See all the Hospital Beauty Contest winners
How was your day? Tell your fellow nurses.
Discover the RN Remedies blog where nurses impact public health.
All About You
Making a Difference Meet five RNs whose good deeds have gone way beyond the call of duty to reverberate far and wide. By Mary Duffy
10 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight (and what you can do about it). By Liz Neporent
Talking Points One nurse ponders the difficulties of staying within the bounds of social acceptability without suffering social isolation.
By Theresa Brown, RN
Breathing Lessons By practicing mindfulness, you can improve your life at home and at work.
By Jerome Stone, RN
A Fresh Spin on Salads Forget those sorry-looking greens in the hospital cafeteria and toss up summer's new crop of fixins. By Jeanne Kelley
Passages An artist finds economic security
-and another outlet for his creative nature
-in the world of nursing.
On the Cover
Jennifer Buchanan, an RN at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, in Cherokee Workwear Core Stretch. Read about her and her blog, the first of its kind at a pediatric hospital, on page 14.
Photography by Lionel Cassini.
Strategies like washing your hands might help prevent you from packing on the pounds. Really!
Forget those wilted
greens in plastic
wrap, and pack
yourself a salad
All About You
Nurse Jean Baruch founded Beads
of Courage and has helped more than
30,000 seriously ill children worldwide.
Should you blot out what happens in the hospital when you go home?