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The Zodiac For Nurses: Your Horoscope For 2017

The Zodiac For Nurses: Your Horoscope For 2017

As nurses, our education and training is in the biological sciences and in medical practice. This, of course, revolves around empirical reasoning and evidence-based practice. But despite our scientific mindsets, some of us have a guilty pleasure for reading our […]

A Dog’s Purpose: Using Canines In The Medical Field

A Dog’s Purpose: Using Canines In The Medical Field

Dogs are much smarter than many people give them credit for. They’re equipped with some of the finest odor detection equipment on the planet. When it comes to picking up unusual smells, nothing beats the schnoz of a pooch.  The […]

How To Spot A Nurse At The Bar

How To Spot A Nurse At The Bar

Nursing is our profession, but it leaks into other aspects of our life as well. Here’s how you can spot a nurse at a bar, a restaurant, a backyard barbeque, or anyplace else where people are kicking back and enjoying […]

What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

Almost everyone goes for a morning caffeine fix at the start of a nursing shift, but what does your coffee say about you? Espresso An espresso drinker is someone who gets right to the point — no fluff, no excess, […]

Phyllis the Decoy Nurse [Video]

Phyllis the Decoy Nurse [Video]

The nurse shortage just got a whole lot better. When you need to grab a snack or sneak away for a minute, just call on Phyllis! Check out everything she can do…

Our 5 Favorite Nursing Memes On Tumblr This Week

Our 5 Favorite Nursing Memes On Tumblr This Week

Check out our favorite LOL finds from Tumblr this week!

Bad Moon Rising: Are ERs Really Busier On The Full Moon?

Bad Moon Rising: Are ERs Really Busier On The Full Moon?

January 12, February 10, and March 12 are the first full moons of the year. You’ve probably heard other nurses comment that during the full moon, things go a little crazy. There’s a persistent belief that ERs get busier and there are […]

6 Things Nurses Say Under Their Breath Every Shift

6 Things Nurses Say Under Their Breath Every Shift

As nursing professionals, we have to be tactful — with our patients and with each other. There are always things we wish we could say, but we can’t, because it would be rude, inappropriate, or just plain mean. Here are […]

Nursemas: Code Happy Winter Giveaway

Nursemas: Code Happy Winter Giveaway

Happiness is a year’s worth of Nurse Goodies, and Code Happy has teamed up with Scrubs Magazine and Littmann to offer you the prize of a lifetime. A year’s worth of Scrubs from Code Happy with Certainty technology, a Littmann stethoscope, […]

Nursemas: The Ultimate Healthcare Workers’ Holiday Package From Dickies

Nursemas: The Ultimate Healthcare Workers’ Holiday Package From Dickies

The Dickies Nurse never stops, and to help you through 2017, we’re giving you the chance to win a year’s worth of supplies to be the best Healthcare worker you can be. A year’s worth of Scrubs, a stethoscope from Littmann […]

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Video: Funny “All I Want for Christmas” Nurse Parody About The Flu

There is nothing we love more than an awesome, hilarious song parody performed by nurses…and it seems we got just what we wanted for the holidays this year!

Scrubs’ Favorite Fall Things

Scrubs’ Favorite Fall Things

It’s Fall, and there are a few things we just can’t live without.  Scrubs’ Favorite things are here!  Check out what us Nurses and editors are loving right now! Shelley Kyle’s Tiramani Women’s Perfume. We’re in love with this scent, […]

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10 Favorite Nursing Jokes

After an intense shift we could all use a bit of comic relief. Here are 10 witty nursing jokes that will surely have you yucking it up with your nurse team.

Nurse Ghost Stories

Nurse Ghost Stories

Over the weekend we asked you for your most compelling Ghost Stories.  Real stories from our readers.  Get ready for Halloween, and read these at your peril. Room 6 I worked night duty in the hospital I trained at for a […]

5 Creepiest Hospitals Of All Time

5 Creepiest Hospitals Of All Time

 1. The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum Is it cheating to start off with an asylum? Maybe, but this place is no joke. Many people consider one of the scariest places in the world and for good reason. Located in Weston, West […]