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8 Reactions to Outrageous Thanksgiving Injuries

Ah, Thanksgiving. A time for family, for friends, for gratitude and for really, really questionable injuries. Of course, any nurse who’s been roped into a...
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Did you read it? — “An open letter to The View’s Joy Behar and...

When Miss Colorado stepped onto the stage in her scrubs and spoke about nursing, we celebrated her. She didn’t sing, she didn’t dance, but...
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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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A Day In the Life of a Hungry Nurse

  Being a busy nurse means you often feel depleted…and hungry.  Do Any of These Scenes Feel Familiar?   > You find yourself mentioning food in all of your conversations.   > You think about your hunger...
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Majority Of US Physicians Say They’re Burned Out Or Depressed

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. physicians report feeling burned out, depressed - or both - with one in three physicians admitting that their feelings of...
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How Do You Cheer Yourself Up After a Bad Day?

We've all had a crappy day at work. But in the nursing field a crappy day can literally be an actual crappy day (code...
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Did You See It? — Nurse Places 2nd in Boston Marathon!

Did you hear about the runner-up in this year's Boston Marathon?!? Sarah Sellers is none other than a full-time nurse anesthetist who lives in...
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Hi. I’m the nurse. We’ve never met.

Today, when stereotypes are rampant and when confusion is the common prescription in health care, I find it necessary to share my views of a...
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A Nurse’s Many Workday Priorities…In Memes!

Nurses have full schedules—and we mean full schedules. Which is why a nurse becomes well acquainted with his or her daily priorities, and fast. What’s...
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Memphis Nurse Helps Rescue Amber Alert Child

An observant Memphis nurse saved the life of a little girl after recognizing her from an Amber Alert. During her lunch break, the Baptist...

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