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Reuniting with a caring nurse after 40 years

Reuniting with a caring nurse after 40 years

An Alabama man used the internet to get back in touch with the nurse that took care of him 40 years ago when he had open-heart surgery as a 10-year-old.

This paralyzed nurse wants to give back, so why are employers stopping her?

This paralyzed nurse wants to give back, so why are employers stopping her?

Latisha Anderson may be confined to a wheelchair, but this nurse is confident in her abilities. It’s employers that need convincing…

Retired nurse feeds 7,000 people every month

Retired nurse feeds 7,000 people every month

Retirement goals can mean a lot of things to nurses. For some, it’s all about having ample time (finally!) to be spent with family and friends. For others, it’s trips on trips on trips. And heck, whatever it is—you deserve it. One retired nurse, […]

Marina Dedivanovic, RN

“NY Med” star Marina Dedivanovic shares her greatest fear in nursing

Is Marina Dedivanovic afraid of anything? We just had to find out for ourselves…so we asked.

A student nurse’s inspirational story

A student nurse’s inspirational story

This student nurse made the ultimate sacrifice, yet when life handed her a seemingly insurmountable challenge, she came back swinging.

iStock | Anna Bizoń

Another open letter to Nurse Nina

Nurse Nina Pham is free of Ebola, but fears and frustration remain. Read Nurse Eye Roll’s poignant open letter of support to Nurse Nina.

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Physician-author Tom Combs on life in the ER, nurses and his book, “Nerve Damage”

Voted by physician and nurse colleagues alike on several occasions as one of the Twin Cities’ “Top Docs” per Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, physician-turned-author Tom Combs, MD clearly navigated the world of high-volume ERs for more than two decades with skill and […]

Video: Nurse reunited with the preemie she helped save…28 years later

Video: Nurse reunited with the preemie she helped save…28 years later

Thanks to the dedication of her nurse, one woman (born premature) had a second chance at life. Twenty-eight years later, they’re meeting once again.

iStock | parann

Happy Valentine’s Day quotes for nurses

Please thank the twitterverse for this corny nurse pick up line!

Video: The incredible work of American nurses

Video: The incredible work of American nurses

One woman was so touched by the nurse who guided her through chemotherapy treatment that she created a documentary, The American Nurse. Following the life and work of a military nurse, a labor and delivery nurse, home health care nurse, prison nurse and a nursing […]

iStock | helioscribe

“Nurses Can Help Low-Income Mothers and Kids” – Did you read it?

Nursing is rooted in courage, selflessness and an inherent desire to simply help where one can. Nurses are, in other words, the perfect support system for low-income, first-time mothers in need of reinforcement. Find out how nurses are pairing with new mothers to help […]

Video: One nurse uses her final days to offer a lesson to students

Video: One nurse uses her final days to offer a lesson to students

Martha Keochareon received her nursing degree from Holyoke Community College in South Hadley, Mass. Twenty years later, Martha placed a call to the college. She was dying of cancer, and she had a proposal. Martha wanted to use her experience with […]

Video: Inspiring nurse and patient duet

Video: Inspiring nurse and patient duet

Nurses are more than just nurses, and patients are more than just patients. When one of each comes together to perform “Amazing Grace” in this truly inspiring video, we’re reminded that it’s okay to embrace our passions, our personalities and all that makes […]

iStock | monkeybusinessimages

The one thing no one really talks about

“There’s one thing I just can’t get used to: people who have never talked about death with their families and loved ones…”

Watch these adorable pediatric patients sing along to One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful”

Watch these adorable pediatric patients sing along to One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful”

Having a rough shift? We’re pretty sure this adorable video will turn your mood around in no time flat!