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Top 10 phrases that nurses say most

Top 10 phrases that nurses say most

“Sorry, your insurance doesn’t cover the good Tylenol.” What did you say again? Find out which phrases cross your lips more frequently than any others.

Do not go gentle into retirement—volunteer opportunities for former nurses

Do not go gentle into retirement—volunteer opportunities for former nurses

When nursing is in your blood, even retirement can be a challenge. Put your skills to use on your own time to stay busy, feel connected and give back

11 break room essentials your hospital might be missing

11 break room essentials your hospital might be missing

Because bottled water and bagels aren’t always going to cut it…

Get by with a little help from your nurse friends…

Get by with a little help from your nurse friends…

Good coworkers help you survive the shifts you feel you’ll barely make it out of alive.

Graduation gifts that keep on giving

Graduation gifts that keep on giving

Most graduation gifts aren’t all that useful or practical, so we’ve compiled some ideas for gifts you’ll be sure to use years after graduating.

Vacation better: How to plan a budget-friendly nurse vacation

Vacation better: How to plan a budget-friendly nurse vacation

Planning a proper vacation can be hard when time and resources are limited. Nurses, we’ve got the trip-planning tips to help you on your way.

A practical overnight kit for nurses

A practical overnight kit for nurses

What would be in a practical bug-out bag for the average nurse? Not what you might think…

12 “nurse approved” home remedies

12 “nurse approved” home remedies

We asked for some handy home remedies, and you delivered. Now we just hope that we’ll never have a reason to use them…

5 Instagram accounts for nurses

5 Instagram accounts for nurses

Let’s eat cake and pasta and salad and cookies and cheese and…

WATCH: 10 must-see medical movies

WATCH: 10 must-see medical movies

Whether you’re in the mood for an old drama or a wacky comedy, these ScrubsMag reader picks will be sure to entertain.

12 nurse tips for waking up the doctor

12 nurse tips for waking up the doctor

A nurse has got to do what a nurse has got to do. Sometimes that means waking up the MD.

You know you’re a pediatric nurse when…

You know you’re a pediatric nurse when…

25 funny, and moving, reasons that show you’re meant to be in pediatrics.

Top 10 ways to spot the “old school” nurse

Top 10 ways to spot the “old school” nurse

Certain things are true about nurses who’ve been in the profession for, well, a while.

5 “on-duty” stress relief tactics—for when you need relief YESTERDAY

5 “on-duty” stress relief tactics—for when you need relief YESTERDAY

You’ve got stress? We’ve got answers—and they’re all pretty painless.

10 alcohol pad hacks for the resourceful nurse

10 alcohol pad hacks for the resourceful nurse

It’s time to talk about the unsung hero of our profession: alcohol pads. Although they aren’t soaked in unicorn tears, as previously believed, these tiny wipes are surely a gift from some higher power.