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March Is National Save Your Vision Month! Follow These 5 Tips For Healthier Eyes!

March Is National Save Your Vision Month! Follow These 5 Tips For Healthier Eyes!

March has been established by the American Optometric Association as National “Save Your Vision” Month – and we think that it’s incredibly important to spread awareness of this event, and the importance of healthy vision. It’s surprising how many people […]

7 Facts About Tuberculosis Nurses Need To Know

7 Facts About Tuberculosis Nurses Need To Know

March 24 has been chosen as World Tuberculosis day – commemorating the 1882 date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus bacteria responsible for tuberculosis (TB). At the time of his discovery, tuberculosis was an […]

9 Times TV Shows Got It Wrong About Nursing (And Medicine In General)

9 Times TV Shows Got It Wrong About Nursing (And Medicine In General)

Medical TV shows can make for some entertaining TV, but they’re not exactly known for their accuracy. While the rest of the world eats this stuff up, a lot of medical TV shows leave real-life nurses and physicians shaking their […]

March Is Trisomy Awareness Month – Learn The Facts Behind These Genetic Disorders

March Is Trisomy Awareness Month – Learn The Facts Behind These Genetic Disorders

The month of March is Trisomy Awareness Month. This month was founded by the Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 & Related Disorders as a way to raise awareness about less common trisomy disorders, such as Trisomy 18 (Edward’s Syndrome) […]

11 Great Staycation Ideas For Busy Nurses

11 Great Staycation Ideas For Busy Nurses

Travelling can be exciting and very personally enriching, but you don’t have to travel very far at all to “get away from it all.” Staycations — time off of work where you stay in town, instead of traveling elsewhere — […]

Five Ways A BSN Can Boost Your Career

Five Ways A BSN Can Boost Your Career

Nursing is a growing field, especially in the US. As baby boomers age and the population continues to grow older, the job outlook for nurses is bright – with a 16% increase in nurses predicted by 2024. Because of this, […]

March 22 Is National Diabetes Day. Here’s How To Reduce Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

March 22 Is National Diabetes Day. Here’s How To Reduce Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

March 22 has been established by the ADA – The American Diabetes Association – as National Diabetes day. The numbers behind type 2 diabetes in the US are nothing short of astonishing. More than 29 million Americans have diabetes – […]

What Do Your Street Clothes Say About You? The Psychology of Color

What Do Your Street Clothes Say About You? The Psychology of Color

For health, safety, and dress code reasons, the majority of us wear scrubs at work. While there are some pretty cute scrubs available from companies like Cherokee and Dickies, it’s still a way of dressing that has some limitations. When […]

March 13-19 Is Brain Awareness Week! Keep Your Brain Healthy With These 5 Tips!

March 13-19 Is Brain Awareness Week! Keep Your Brain Healthy With These 5 Tips!

The DANA Alliance For Brain Initiatives has established March 13-19 as Brain Awareness Week, a time when people can get together and raise awareness about the importance of neurological research, exploration, and brain health. Despite the many advancements of modern […]

What You NEED To Know About Bleeding Disorders Like Hemophilia

What You NEED To Know About Bleeding Disorders Like Hemophilia

March has been designated by the National Hemophilia Foundation as National Bleeding Disorders Month. Despite the name, the National Hemophilia Foundation is focused on much more than just hemophilia – understanding, diagnosing, and spreading awareness of every type of bleeding […]

National Patient Safety Awareness Week – 5 Steps To Improving Patient Safety In Your Hospital

National Patient Safety Awareness Week – 5 Steps To Improving Patient Safety In Your Hospital

March 12-18 of this year is National Patient Safety Awareness week. This week was established by the NPSF – National Patient Safety Foundation, in an attempt to raise awareness about proper methods, procedures, and processes to ensure patient safety in […]

Get The Job Every Time: 5 Resume Tips For Nurses

Get The Job Every Time: 5 Resume Tips For Nurses

One of the best things about being a nurse is that your job is always in demand. There’s currently an ongoing nursing shortage that’s projected to get even worse, and despite today’s tough employment market, nurses have a great deal […]

National School Breakfast Week – Why Nutrition Is Important For Healthy Kids

National School Breakfast Week – Why Nutrition Is Important For Healthy Kids

The School Nutrition Association has established March 6-10 as National School Breakfast week, in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of healthy, nutritious breakfasts – not just for kids, but for teachers, parents, and school staff. During this […]

March Is National Kidney Month! 5 Simple Steps For Better Kidney Health

March Is National Kidney Month! 5 Simple Steps For Better Kidney Health

Kidneys are one of the most important – and often overlooked – parts of our bodies. Us nurses know how essential these miraculous filtration systems are for filtering our blood of toxins and dangerous poisonous compounds. And despite advances in […]

5 Easy Steps Towards Healthier Eating Habits For National Nutrition Month

5 Easy Steps Towards Healthier Eating Habits For National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. First established by Eat Right, by the Academy of Nutrition And Dietetics, National Nutrition Month is a time to reflect upon our eating habits, and whether we’ve been fuelling our bodies with the right stuff […]