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Doctors love nurses

Doctors love nurses

They may not express it often, but physicians do appreciate you—very much! It’s just nice to hear it again and again.

Drama! Intrigue! Romance! Adventure!

Drama! Intrigue! Romance! Adventure!

Vintage nurse romance novels are full of heroines who save lives, right wrongs, solve mysteries and find the men of their dreams. What’s not to love?

Swimming in fear

Swimming in fear

How do you learn to cope with fear on the job? Find out how one nurse finally learned to manage the breathless anxieties of nursing.

Garrison Keillor and his nurses

Garrison Keillor and his nurses

Listen to some entertaining references to nurses that we’ve selected from his radio shows. Some are truly inspirational.

Life lessons from a dying man

Life lessons from a dying man

By daring to get too close to a patient and his family, a nurse learns the meaning of love.

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Who is Lt. General Patricia D. Horoho?

She’s the Surgeon General of the U.S. Army, who broke a 236-year tradition by being the first non-male, non-physician to assume the post. Get her story.

Expressions: A body of work

Expressions: A body of work

A nurse finds inspiration at the crossroads of art and anatomy.

Expressions: A stand-up kind of nurse

Expressions: A stand-up kind of nurse

Did you hear the one about the nurse who’s a comic? Read about him here!

Field of dreams

Field of dreams

Choosing a specialty is a very personal matter. Some nurses take a direct route, but for others, it’s a long and winding road.

Expressions: The color white

Expressions: The color white

Julianna Paradisi, the RN and OCN, freely explores her emotions through blog posts as well as brushstrokes, drawing inspiration from her 24 years in pediatric intensive care and adult oncology.

The battle against burnout

The battle against burnout

Death and disease may be all in a day’s work, but they can take a terrible toll on your soul. Although it’s never easy, sometimes just the simple pleasures of life off the floor can provide the perfect antidote.

Keeping my faith: A nurse’s spiritual awakening

Keeping my faith: A nurse’s spiritual awakening

When one family’s tragedy becomes another’s miracle, a longtime worshipper questions the meaning of God—and is surprised by her spiritual awakening.

Nursing a marriage: Married to the doctor

Nursing a marriage: Married to the doctor

“Working with your husband is a delicate dance, more boogie than ballet.”

Nursing a marriage: Sex and the ICU

Nursing a marriage: Sex and the ICU

“Sexual intimacy is the best way to physically unwind, spiritually regenerate and reconnect with my husband after a shift on Planet ICU.”

My 40-year love affair with nurses

My 40-year love affair with nurses

When a lifelong patient looks back on how he’s survived various medical emergencies, it comes as no surprise that there isn’t a doctor in sight. But guess who turns up over and over again?

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