Home Insights

Insights

News and Important Information

Natural Medicine Image

Complementary, Alternative, or Integrative Health: What’s In a Name?

We’ve all seen the words “complementary,” “alternative,” and “integrative,” but what do they really mean? Complementary Versus Alternative Many Americans—more than 30 percent of adults and about 12...
Mountain-Pier-Image

The Top 10 Things I’ve Learned After My First 10 Years of Nursing

Nurses, some pearls of wisdom from Aunt Aggie… 1 If you have to mess with it, it’s wrong. Everybody’s heard the story of the nurse who connects...
"Elderly woman's hands"

Hospice Offers Comfort For Older Adults At End Of Life. Should We Consider It...

A team of researchers from Yale University has studied how soon older adults who were experiencing distressing symptoms and disability were admitted to hospice...
bucket of ice image

Project A.L.S. Spends 100% Of Donations From 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge On Promising Research

On the one-year anniversary of The Ice Bucket Challenge--an unexpected social media sensation that raised unprecedented awareness for ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease--Project A.L.S....
Storage Image

Nurse Bling: Coffee ‘n’ Tea, Tea ‘n’ Coffee

. Fall is around the corner, and colder weather isn’t far behind. The good news? Coffee and tea (aka nurse fuel) are officially acceptable in doses...
Night Sign Image

10 Things Only Night Shift Nurses Understand

Eating a burger at 7 AM. Constantly being woken up by lawn mowers, the phone and ice cream trucks on your days off. Patients...

One of the Hardest Parts of Being a Nurse?

Most people would agree that doctors and nurses are collectively “the good guys.” But what happens when the good guys aren’t exactly on their best...
Pinecone_Image

Juggling The Holidays

The other night I was completely prepared to work my Thanksgiving holiday night-shift. I’d baked a couple casseroles to share in the unit feast,...
Couple Taking Photos Image

Positive Emotions And Your Health

Do you tend to look on the sunny side, or do you see a future filled with dark, stormy skies? A growing body of...

5 Lessons From Nursing Greats Of The Past

Many of those who have walked the hallowed halls of hospitals before you have forged unique paths in nursing history. What lessons can you take...

Lifestyle

Latest Articles

Most Commented