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Influenza Watch 2018: Is an Epidemic Upon Us?

If you’re thinking it seems that the flu has reared its ugly head a bit early this year, you’re right. As if that wasn’t...
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Holidays In The Hospital

I know that many of us hate working on the holidays. Chances are, if you are or ever have been a floor nurse, you...

Rediscover the Joy of Being a Nurse

Need a Resilience Roadmap? –Time To Read “Rediscover The Joy Of Being A Nurse” We all know that being a nurse is not an easy...
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Powerful Documentary, ‘Defining Hope’ Coming to Theaters Nationwide

Defining Hope, a new documentary following eight patients with life-threatening illnesses and the nurses who care for them, will be released in select theaters nationwide...
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Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To...

Whether in a hospital or at a doctor’s appointment, nurses greet patients with a comforting warmth and kindness. Despite this, nurses are at risk...
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The Dangers Of Sleep Deprivation – And What It Means For Nurses

Sleep deprivation is a real problem in America. Americans are getting less sleep than ever – approximately 6.8 hours on average, according to bettersleep.org. This...
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Top 10 Things Patients Have Said To Me

With apologies to David Letterman…the top 10 things patients have said to me: 10. “How much would it cost for you to date my son? I’m...
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What Becoming A Nurse Means To Me

My mom and I were at the Bloomsburg Fair, an annual week-long event in central Pennsylvania; I couldn’t have been more than a teen...
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10 Questions to Ask Before You Change Your Hair Color

Nowadays the range of hair color options—from buttery blonde hair to luscious "bronde" to lively unicorn hair color shades—makes it so tempting to experiment with...
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Do Occupational Factors Affect Reproductive Health And Chronic Disease Risk For Nurses?

A prospective study of more than 20,000 nurses aged 20-45 years, 88% of whom had worked night shifts, reported their most common health issues,...

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