Inside the Fall 2010 Issue


Winning at Losing

Four RNs who beat the battle of the bulge reveal their weight-loss secrets. By Tajinder Rehal

Check out more weight control tips and myths, plus terrific recipes from the nurses profiled in the magazine.

The Art of Nursing

Science is just part of the job. It doesn’t explain how much you tell a patient about chemo or what you say when a coworker bullies you. An oncology nurse delves into the heart of medicine. By Theresa Brown, RN

Take Some Time

Don’t have a minute for yourself? Always putting others’ needs ahead of yours? Here’s a three-step strategy that’ll help you lay claim to a little more “me” time. By Lesley Alderman

Learn simple tricks that put an end to rushing.

Pretty for Pennies

Smart tips for skimping on primping from pros and nurses in the know.

A Portrait of the Nurse as a Poet

The sudden loss of a patient propelled her to pull out her notebooks and write. Here’s how she discovered the rhythms of a dual career as a nurse and poet. By Cortney Davis, RN

Listen to Davis read her amazing poetry.

A Passion for Postcards

Through his gorgeous collection of historic images, an ER-turned-hospice nurse shows just how pervasively his profession has left its stamp on society. By Michael Zwerdling, RN

Click through a delightful gallery of vintage nurse postcards.

Many Thanks

Why being on the receiving end of gratitude can be so, well, gratifying. By Daryn Eller


News for Nurses on Life, Style and Work

• Nurse Dennigan goes to Washington • Cast the Movie! • Fitting to a T • Desktop Nursing • Camp Nurse • What’s on Nurses’ Nightstands?



Editor’s Letter – Take the quiz to see: Do you need new scrubs?

Expressions Sketch Therapy – A nurse realizes the power of her pencil. Submit your own art for inclusion in our next issue of Scrubs Magazine!

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