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How Pets Save Lives

You’ve heard the stories of pets that save their owners’ lives. Can dogs really detect cancer? Can cats sense impending death?

Summer’s Best Of Funny Nurses: Round 1

Summer’s Best Of Funny Nurses: Round 1

We know just how stressful your days can get as a nurse, so we have put together a list of some of our best images from the FunnyNurses Facebook page to brighten up your day with a few laughs. Be […]

The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

Physical activity serves as a crucial component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends adults get 150 minutes of aerobic activity each week. Fulfilling this standard is perhaps even more […]

Check Out Theses 11 Vintage Photos Showing The Aura Of Nurses

Check Out Theses 11 Vintage Photos Showing The Aura Of Nurses

Peter Dunne / Getty Images A nurse feeds a young baby in 1965 at the newly built U.S. Air Force Hospital in Suffolk, England. Three Lions / Hulton Archive / Getty Images  A nurse takes the pulse of a male […]

Sofia, Bulgaria - May 19, 2015: Volunteers from Bulgarian Red Cross organization are participating in a training with Fire department. They are assisting first aid to people involved in a train crash accident.

Make A Positive Difference: Medical Volunteer Opportunities

As a medical professional, you likely have an innate sense of compassion and desire to assist others. After all, your job involves treating patients and helping them live a higher quality of life. Because you are so empathetic, you might […]

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

Conquering Confidence in Your Nursing Skills In nursing school, you aced every exam and impressed all of your professors. Now, with your learned skills being put to the test, you find yourself constantly second-guessing your actions. Your senior nurses are […]

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Caretaking Goes Both Ways: Expanding The Triple Aim

Despite its noble intentions, the Triple Aim of healthcare may be causing more pain than intended, at least according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine. And it’s no surprise that nurses and nurse managers are feeling the […]

10 Tips On Starting Your Own Company As A Nurse

10 Tips On Starting Your Own Company As A Nurse

  I was very fortunate and blessed to have worked in Beverly Hills with the top plastic surgeons in the world in the operating room and doing facial injectables. Although I had a job that many nurses envy and strive […]

INFOGRAPHIC: 20 Doctors And Nurses Who Shaped The World

INFOGRAPHIC: 20 Doctors And Nurses Who Shaped The World

All the way from Hippocrates to the 21st century, here are 20 doctors and nurses whose lives and accomplishments have had far-reaching effects.

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This Thing We Call “Nursing”

It seems to me a bit odd to be authoring my personal philosophy on what nursing is and is not as a student for readers who all have a great deal more knowledge, wisdom, and experience in this wonderful field of ours, but […]

Former CHOA patient, Cancer Survivor Becomes Pediatric Nurse

Former CHOA patient, Cancer Survivor Becomes Pediatric Nurse

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta shared an inspiring Facebook post on Wednesday about a former patient who battled cancer. Amelia was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at just 17-months-old. According to the post, she beat cancer before she started kindergarten. “Last […]

I See You… As a Nurse

I See You… As a Nurse

You haven’t been able to eat since getting admitted, surgery isn’t until tomorrow afternoon. You’re starving. I see you. You walk to the bathroom with tears in your eyes because your family member is sick and not getting better. I […]

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An ER Kicks the Habit of Opioids for Pain

PATERSON, N.J. — Brenda Pitts sat stiffly in an emergency room cubicle, her face contorted by pain. An old shoulder injury was radiating fresh agony down to her elbow and up through her neck. She couldn’t turn her head. Her […]

5 Reasons Why Patients Should Be Thankful for Nurses

5 Reasons Why Patients Should Be Thankful for Nurses

Every day, nurses meet a lot of patients from all walks of life and ages. Despite the variety, all nurses have one goal in mind and that is to care for their patients. Unfortunately, despite the changes nurses can make […]