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Today, My Patient Tried to Commit Suicide

Today, My Patient Tried to Commit Suicide

I swipe my badge at 1859, one minute early, not bad. I cheerfully smile at the tired faces of my coworkers all scrambling to see who they are passing their patients off to. I’m a few cups of coffee in […]

Effectively Helping Patients With Vertigo: Things To Know

Effectively Helping Patients With Vertigo: Things To Know

As a nurse, it’s not always easy to help patients alleviate their symptoms that come along with vertigo. Each patient is unique, which means that each symptom also presents itself in unique ways and severities. With so many variables, it […]

5 Things your Dog is Trying To Tell You- Dr James Greenwood

5 Things your Dog is Trying To Tell You- Dr James Greenwood

Dogs are amazing animals.  They are fun, intelligent and the make for the most loyal companions. But have you ever wondered whether your dog is trying to tell you something? Here are my top 5 signs to say your dog […]

Drugmakers Blamed For Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices And Cost U.S. Billions

Drugmakers Blamed For Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices And Cost U.S. Billions

Makers of brand-name drugs called out by the Trump administration for potentially stalling generic competition have hiked their prices by double-digit percentages since 2012 and cost Medicare and Medicaid nearly $12 billion in 2016, a Kaiser Health News analysis has […]

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Weak Oversight Blamed For Poor Care At California Nursing Homes Going Unchecked

California health regulators have allowed poor care to proliferate at nursing homes around the state, and the number of incidents that could cause serious injury or death has increased significantly in recent years, according to a stinging state audit released […]

Watch: What’s In The White House Plan To Lower Drug Prices

Watch: What’s In The White House Plan To Lower Drug Prices

President Donald Trump began talking about the high cost of prescription drugs long before he took office. He often spoke about how drug companies “got away with murder” on the campaign trail. He has continued these attacks, and in April […]

Who Is Martin Chitwood?

Who Is Martin Chitwood?

Learn More About the Extraordinary Life of Martin Chitwood Scrubs Magazine is extremely proud to have Martin Chitwood on staff. Mr. Chitwood has made a name for himself as one of the most prominent and successful securities lawyers in the […]

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Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The planned revival of a policy dating to Ronald Reagan’s presidency may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood. Or at least to evict it […]

4 Social Tools that are Changing the Game in Healthcare

4 Social Tools that are Changing the Game in Healthcare

It’s 2018, and there’s no shortage of tech products to help better our day to day lives. From scheduling apps, reminders and lifestyle based solutions. But what about those making a difference in healthcare? Software that is helping bridge the […]

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The 10 best hairstyles for nurses

Steal these 10 styles to look and feel great on the job!

Sticker Shock Jolts Oklahoma Patient: $15,076 For Four Tiny Screws

Sticker Shock Jolts Oklahoma Patient: $15,076 For Four Tiny Screws

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News About three years ago, she began to experience sharp pain in her left foot. Her big toe had become crooked and constantly rubbed up against the adjacent toe, making it painful to run, walk or […]

The History of Nursing: Who Is Linda Richards?

The History of Nursing: Who Is Linda Richards?

As a caretaker of spouses, families, children, and the community, nursing as a female profession made sense. Did you know nursing is one of the oldest recognized professions? Many nurses in history received payment for their services from the very […]

The History of Nurses Week

The History of Nurses Week

Nurses Week, as we know it today, started in 1982, when President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation announcing that May 6 would be “National Recognition Day” for nurses. The signature from the President formally confirmed a day that had been […]

Nurses Take Disneyland: Nurses Week 2018

Nurses Take Disneyland: Nurses Week 2018

On Monday, May 7, Mickey and Minnie Mouse will welcome thousands of very special visitors—nurses– to Disneyland California when Cherokee Uniforms, along with Scrubs Magazine and sponsors Wanderly Nurses, Emerald Health Services and Littmann Stethoscopes, celebrate National Nurses Week at […]

Martin Chitwood: Your Legal Obligation to Report Abuse

Martin Chitwood: Your Legal Obligation to Report Abuse

Martin Chitwood: As nurses, our job is to nurture and heal our patients anyway we can. As medical professionals, and caregivers for our patients, abuse is something that’s hard to imagine. If you are treating a patient who shows signs […]