See the current issue of Scrubs Magazine

Your Health

Keith Negley | Fotosearch, Getty Images

Germ warfare: What can you do to help battle hospital-acquired infections?

Hospital-acquired infections are more virulent than ever, thanks to antibiotic-resistant germs. Protect your patients, your family and yourself from the threat of infection with these tips.

Too many hours, too little sleep

Too many hours, too little sleep

Researchers and government agencies have been sounding the alarm for years. Is anyone listening?

10 reasons you can’t lose weight

10 reasons you can’t lose weight

…and what you can do about it!

Are you out of control?

Are you out of control?

When you’re overworked, overstressed, overscheduled and overwhelmed, your willpower wanes. Here’s how to restore your resolve and get back on track.

Thinkstock | iStock

Skipping breakfast doesn’t affect weight loss, study says

A new study shows that skipping breakfast doesn’t affect weight loss for those dieting, despite the traditional wisdom that a nutritious breakfast is a healthy way to start your day. What do you think?

A million pounds, a million steps, a million deep breaths: join the Scrubs Wellness Challenge!

A million pounds, a million steps, a million deep breaths: join the Scrubs Wellness Challenge!

Nurses can’t effectively take care of others if we don’t take care of ourselves. Which is why we’re proud to announce the Scrubs Wellness Challenge, which we’ll be running for the next four months with one simple goal: Help nurses get healthy.

Thinkstock / julief514

How can nurses lose weight? “Be Beyonce!”

Feel like you don’t have time to exercise or cook healthy meals? Click in to find out what you can do in 20 minutes or less each day to get healthier.

iStockphoto | ThinkStock

5 things you’re doing wrong when working out

Everyone has made the mistake of working out incorrectly and later paid for it with injuries and embarrassment. Here’s what you’re doing wrong…and how to fix it!

didi | ThinkStock + Scrubs

5 tips for getting back into running after a break

Now that nursing school’s over, you’re ready to tackle the next challenge…getting back into running. But how? Try these tips.

iStockphoto | ThinkStock + Scrubs

5 more healthy, quick recipes for nurses on the go

Stomach grumbling on the job? Next time, prepare one of these delicious and healthy snacks!

Thinkstock | iStock

Q&A: “How can I stop gaining weight in nursing school?”

“As a junior in nursing school, I am 15 pounds heavier than freshmen year. How can I get back down to normal with such a busy schedule?”

iStockphoto | ThinkStock

Need help finding your keys? You’re not alone

Find yourself often forgetting little things? We all do! Fortunately, we’ve got some tips to help you remember those things, both on and off the job.

25 prayers for nurses

25 prayers for nurses

Whether you’re struggling with a difficult coworker or coping with the death of a patient, there’s a prayer for every part of your day…on any kind of day. Is there a prayer here for you?

iStockphoto | ThinkStock + Scrubs

5 best apps for a healthy mind

Get your brain in shape with these great apps!

Green gifts for your team

Green gifts for your team

This year, you may want to focus on gifts that are affordable and eco-friendly. There are lots of great options this holiday season for a thoughtful nurse like you!