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The Homeopathy Crackdown – New FTC Crackdowns Aimed At Bogus Marketing Claims

The Homeopathy Crackdown – New FTC Crackdowns Aimed At Bogus Marketing Claims

The homeopathy market is huge. In the US alone, the market for “home remedies” and homeopathic cures was estimated at around $386 million in 2015. As nurses, we’re well aware of the terrible consequences that homeopathic medicine can have on […]

Keep Your Eyes Safe By Recognizing The Top 5 Most Common Eye Diseases

Keep Your Eyes Safe By Recognizing The Top 5 Most Common Eye Diseases

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has established May as “Healthy Vision Month”. During this time, the AAO spreads the word about the value of proactive eye care – visiting eye doctors regularly, even if you think your eyes are healthy. […]

How This Student Nurse Is Preventing Suicides At USC

How This Student Nurse Is Preventing Suicides At USC

As a sophomore at the University of South Carolina, my Vice President and I took over an organization called Men in Nursing. At the time the organization didn’t have any members, lacked a vision and the main question we asked […]

5 Frequently Asked Questions About HIV Vaccination

5 Frequently Asked Questions About HIV Vaccination

Every year on May 18, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) celebrates HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. This day has been established to thank the thousands of scientists, volunteers, lab staff, and other people who have been involved in searching for an […]

Understanding The “ABCs” Of Hepatitis – The Numbers Behind The Disease

Understanding The “ABCs” Of Hepatitis – The Numbers Behind The Disease

Most nurses are familiar with hepatitis. Viral hepatitis affects around 6 million Americans per year, and if you’ve worked in a hospital, you’ve almost certainly had to treat a patient who was suffering from some form of hepatitis. “Hepatitis” refers […]

Nurses, Which Alcoholic Drink Are You?

Nurses, Which Alcoholic Drink Are You?

When your shift is finally over, and you have the weekend off, it’s time to enjoy some old-fashioned EtOH. While moderation is always a good thing, this is the time to kick back and enjoy your favorite wines, spirits, and […]

Celebrate Nurses with Cherokee Uniforms – Nurses Week 2017

Celebrate Nurses with Cherokee Uniforms – Nurses Week 2017

What better way to celebrate nurses week than with free scrubs? Five lucky winners will receive a year’s worth of Cherokee swag! Enter below to win: a Rafflecopter giveaway This Nurses Week package totals more than $5,000 and includes the […]

Sofia Vergara & Careisma Scrubs Nurses Week Giveaway

Sofia Vergara & Careisma Scrubs Nurses Week Giveaway

All we need to hear are three words. Coffee, Perfume and Scrubs. And this Nurses Week, Sofia Vergara is giving away a #NinjaCoffeeBar, #TemptingPerfume and a year’s worth of #CareismaScrubs Enter below to win: a Rafflecopter giveaway One lucky winner […]

Dickies Swag & Littmann Stethoscope Nurses Week Giveaway

Dickies Swag & Littmann Stethoscope Nurses Week Giveaway

ANA has designated 2017 as the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” Join us during National Nurses Week, May 6–12, as we explore this year’s theme, “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.” It’s all about celebrating nurses like you […]

7 Reasons To Try Travel Nursing In 2017

7 Reasons To Try Travel Nursing In 2017

Are you an RN with a spirit of adventure? Do you want to expand your horizons and advance your medical skills? Then a career in travel nursing might just be the right fit for you! Here are 7 reasons you […]

Worrying About Health Can Make You Ill – How Health Anxiety Can Cause Real Diseases

Worrying About Health Can Make You Ill – How Health Anxiety Can Cause Real Diseases

Can worrying about your health make you sick? A recent study performed in Norway has indicated that health anxiety – a general unease about the state of one’s health, even if they have been confirmed to be healthy – can […]

Getting Covered With Disability Insurance

Getting Covered With Disability Insurance

Kick Off Disability Insurance Awareness Month By Finally Signing Up For That Coverage You’ve Been Putting Off The month of May is known as Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Not just a clever marketing ploy, this annual event is geared towards […]

Party Like It’s Nurses Week 2017!

Party Like It’s Nurses Week 2017!

Every year, from May 6-12, it’s time to celebrate the best people on the planet — nurses, of course! And I’m not just saying that, nurses are consistently rated as the most honest and ethical of all professions, according to […]

5 Ways Quality Sleep Impacts Your Health

5 Ways Quality Sleep Impacts Your Health

April 23-29 has been set forth by The National Sleep Foundation as National Sleep Week. The National Sleep Foundation has made it their goal to ensure that each and every American is aware of the positive effects of healthful sleep […]

Healthy Eating, Healthy Nursing – Understanding Lactose (In)Tolerance

Healthy Eating, Healthy Nursing – Understanding Lactose (In)Tolerance

For most Americans, milk is a part of everyday life. In fact, the average person is said to consume approximately 18 gallons of cow’s milk per year, 40% of which is poured on cereal. Milk is especially popular with children, […]