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Five Best Snacks To Get You Through Those 12-hour Shifts

Five Best Snacks To Get You Through Those 12-hour Shifts

As a nurse, you’re probably working long shifts. Whether you love them or hate them, one thing is for sure: 12-hour shifts make for a long day or night. To get through your shift, proper nutrition is essential to maintain […]

Drug Dependency In The Nursing Field

Drug Dependency In The Nursing Field

Fans of the show Nurse Jackie are familiar with the concept of drug addiction among nurses, but they might not realize that this is actually a very serious issue that affects a significant number of medical professionals, especially those in […]

Seven Ways For Nurses To Keep Their Fitness Resolution

Seven Ways For Nurses To Keep Their Fitness Resolution

If you made a resolution to get fit this year, you’re not alone. Becoming healthier and getting in shape often tops the list of New Year’s resolutions. So if you’re hitting the gym and eating healthy at home, you’re off […]

13 Pro Tips On Preparing For The Long Night Shift

13 Pro Tips On Preparing For The Long Night Shift

No matter what your specialty is or where you’re located, working a night shift as a nurse presents unique challenges. Often, the most difficult tests of these come from your own body, which wants nothing more than to lie down […]

3 ways for nurses to take care of themselves on (and off!) the job

3 ways for nurses to take care of themselves on (and off!) the job

The more you make healthy choices, the easier it becomes. Here are three ways to start taking care of yourself today.

Nurses, watch your backs! But actually, though…

Nurses, watch your backs! But actually, though…

It’s never too early to start thinking about all that professional wear and tear—starting with your back.

What are your best tips to help tackle seasonal depression?

What are your best tips to help tackle seasonal depression?

When the going gets tough, the tough turn to their fellow nurses.

A guide to snooze-sneaking for busy nurses

A guide to snooze-sneaking for busy nurses

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

9 not-so-harmless habits that might be disrupting your sleep

9 not-so-harmless habits that might be disrupting your sleep

Think you’re a bad sleeper? Don’t worry—here’s how to set the stage for a more satisfying snooze.

Advice from nurses: What to do when you’re diagnosed with breast cancer

Advice from nurses: What to do when you’re diagnosed with breast cancer

“1. It’s okay to cry. Then pick yourself up and don’t let it get the best of you…”

Back pain, be gone—5 tips for nurses

Back pain, be gone—5 tips for nurses

You and back pain have been in a toxic relationship for long enough, and we think it’s time you moved on. Here’s how.

Under stress and overwhelmed

Under stress and overwhelmed

Stress is ubiquitous in nursing—let’s face it, it’s part of the job description—so it’s easy to write off as something you just have to live with.

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.

10 tips for leaving your job stress at work

10 tips for leaving your job stress at work

Here’s the thing about work stress—it doesn’t always stay at work. Keep it there with these unique tips from your fellow nurses.

How do you take your sick days? We’re guessing “rare.”

How do you take your sick days? We’re guessing “rare.”

Nurses get sick, too. So, the question is—where are all the sick days? Hold onto your scrubs, because the conversation is about to get heated.