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Inspiration and Stories

Part nurse, part detective, part crimefighter—and the list goes on

Part nurse, part detective, part crimefighter—and the list goes on

A nurse’s commitment to care has no limits, and there are stories upon stories to prove it. Here’s just one.

Listen to the voice of “The Lady with the Lamp,” Florence Nightingale

Listen to the voice of “The Lady with the Lamp,” Florence Nightingale

Hear a recording of Florence Nightingale from 1890 in this incredible video!

Our favorite tributes to nurses

Our favorite tributes to nurses

There are few things nurses would love to have more than better salaries, good working conditions and genuine appreciation. We’ll continue to advocate for better pay and working conditions, but right now we can do something about the “appreciation” part of the equation…

WATCH!  Scrubs Magazine on “The Doctors”

WATCH! Scrubs Magazine on “The Doctors”

We’re giddy with excitement for our special Nurses Week debut on “The Doctors,” and you will be, too, once you take a peek at what’s in store.

The Boxes of Love Project

The Boxes of Love Project

Lyndsee Wunn, a pediatric nurse, wants to improve the foster care system. It’s no small task, but she’s succeeding. Find out how she’s doing it here.

The Art of Nursing

The Art of Nursing

Artists throughout history have celebrated nurses in their works. The Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio has brought many of these works together in a new exhibition called “Shine On: The Art of Nursing.”

“Please don’t call me a hero”

“Please don’t call me a hero”

Monia Sayah, an RN with Doctors without Borders, prefers “lucky” over the term “hero.” Read on for more from this exemplar humanitarian nurse.

Career advice on networking with other nurses

Career advice on networking with other nurses

Dave Hobler’s engineering career was cut short by a stroke caused by a rare bacteria. See how the experience led him to become an RN.

The friendship diet

The friendship diet

It’s a story that many a nurse is sure to recognize: Lifelong friends Rachelle Saturnino, 25, a surgical telemetry nurse at Glendale Adventist Medical Center in California, and Jonnica Buen, 24, fresh out of nursing school, wanted to lose weight—a lot […]

Watch this patient surprise the nurse who (literally) helped put her back on her feet

Watch this patient surprise the nurse who (literally) helped put her back on her feet

Our hearts exploded when we watched this video…twice.

Katie Duke’s weight loss journey

Katie Duke’s weight loss journey

In this week’s episode of “The Katie Duke Show,” find out what mental and physical changes Katie made to become lighter and leaner—55 lbs lighter!

The 10 most influential female nurses of all time

The 10 most influential female nurses of all time

While you may immediately think of Florence Nightingale, can you name nine others who touched not just patients, but people throughout the world?

The top 25 inspirational things about nursing

The top 25 inspirational things about nursing

We must be reminded from time to time of those special moments when we’ve stopped and thought: This is why I do it.

Inspirational slogans for the burned-out nurse

Inspirational slogans for the burned-out nurse

Feeling burned-out on nursing? Check out these four inspirational photos to remind you why you got into the business of caring in the first place.

Making the best of an in-flight care experience

Making the best of an in-flight care experience

Sure, medical transports can haul you a bit out of the way—but Croatia? Find out the reason why Katie Duke found herself such a long way from home.