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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 […]

After Nursing, What Will You Do?

After Nursing, What Will You Do?

Have you been considering a change of career? Nursing can be an incredibly stressful job, and for many people, it can get to be too much after a decade or two of service. Many nurses eventually decide to switch careers […]

3 Simple Tips For Making A Great First Impression On Your Patients

3 Simple Tips For Making A Great First Impression On Your Patients

First impressions are super important. There’s no real scientific consensus on how long it takes to form a first impression. Some say it takes 7 seconds, and some say 30. A new study from the Association of Psychological Science says […]

How To Make The New Nurse Feel Welcome

How To Make The New Nurse Feel Welcome

Your first day on the job is always hard. You don’t know where anything is yet, you don’t know anyone, and you’re still getting settled into your new workflow. One of the worst things is when you start someplace new, […]

Single Tasking Day – Increase Your Productivity By Doing Less!

Single Tasking Day – Increase Your Productivity By Doing Less!

Multitasking is a lie. There is no such thing as true multitasking – the human mind is built to be the most efficient when focusing on a single task. According to modern psychological studies, what we think of as multitasking […]

Nursing Abroad: Becoming An International Nurse

Nursing Abroad: Becoming An International Nurse

Even if you got your degree in the US, it’s not necessarily the only country where you can practice medicine. You can actually find nursing positions in other countries, giving you a great opportunity to travel. The skills and education […]

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 […]