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4 changes hospitals can make to keep us all safer

4 changes hospitals can make to keep us all safer

Nurse Eyeroll delivers four significant changes that would make our bedside lives safer.

5 “on-duty” stress relief tactics—for when you need relief YESTERDAY

5 “on-duty” stress relief tactics—for when you need relief YESTERDAY

You’ve got stress? We’ve got answers—and they’re all pretty painless.

Student nurses: How to make the best of your summer

Student nurses: How to make the best of your summer

Now that school is out for the summer, it’s time for some much needed R&R. Here’s how to reconnect with your friends, your loved ones and, most importantly, yourself.

A nurse’s 5 tips to “never” get sick

A nurse’s 5 tips to “never” get sick

I hesitate to say I “never” get sick because that’s the equivalent to shouting out, “Here I am infectious world! Come and get me!”

Keeping germs off your hair, hands and face

Keeping germs off your hair, hands and face

Dr. Brady and Nurse Rebekah have talked about white lab coats as carriers of germs. Now, they tackle your hair, hands and face

Quiz: portion distortion

Quiz: portion distortion

Think you could answer what the calorie differences are between food served 20 years ago and food today? Find out the shocking difference!

A guide to snooze-sneaking for busy nurses

A guide to snooze-sneaking for busy nurses

Nurses—live for naps, never seem to find time for them…until now.

Nurse germ protection—at home!

Nurse germ protection—at home!

As nurses, we need to ensure that the germs we deal with at work don’t make their way to our home. Here are some practical strategies that can help.

Protect and defend

Protect and defend

Cherokee is changing the garment game in a big way. Check out the latest and greatest in scrubs technology here.

Sidestep a scare with proper scrubs care

Sidestep a scare with proper scrubs care

Here are important maintenance tips for keeping your scrubs as clean as possible.

10 tips to fill your tummy, not your scrubs!

10 tips to fill your tummy, not your scrubs!

Working shifts, particularly evenings and nights, can be tough, and eating a healthy, regular diet can be tougher when your schedule is so out of whack. So what can you do about these hunger pangs without adding a pile of calories to your daily allotment?

5-minute exercises: Before, during and after your workday

5-minute exercises: Before, during and after your workday

Remember when finding time to exercise was easy? Yeah—neither do we. Let’s work on that.

What to eat checklist: Evening shift ideas

What to eat checklist: Evening shift ideas

Here’s your list of items to choose and how to pack your meals when working rotating shifts.

May I have your attention, please? The hospital will be closing shortly.

May I have your attention, please? The hospital will be closing shortly.

The hospital never closes. It operates in some capacity 365 days a year, 24 hours a day (and yes 366 days a year on leap year).

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5 easy make-at-home infused waters for nurses

We’ve gathered recipes for five delicious make-at-home infused waters, perfect for busy nurses who have decided to make 2015 their healthiest year yet.