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Career Advice for Nurses

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What Would Nurse Jackie Do? The Dangers of Taking a TV Nurse Too Seriously

On the popular social media site and link aggregator Reddit, there’s a subreddit — one of the site’s specific subforums — that’s called “It’s a Unix System.” The name is a Jurassic Park reference, and the subreddit is a place […]

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Infographics for Nurses

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World AIDS Day [Infographic]

December 1 marks World AIDS Day. Although it affects a relatively small number of people in the US (about 1.2 million), tens of millions more are infected globally, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Scroll down to view 12 facts about AIDS […]

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Career

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6 Tips For Nurses With Disabilities Going Back To Work

Hospitals have varied ways of supporting nurses with disabilities. The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act has helped, but hearts and minds are slow to change.

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Nursing History

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What Was It Like to Be a Nurse During WWII?

Throughout the history of nursing, some of the most well-known figures have been war nurses. But what about World War II? This massive conflict transformed the world of nursing, with huge numbers of women signing up as Army and Navy […]

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Nursing History

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about this particularly lethal form of cancer. Pancreatic cancer has taken many lives, notably that of Apple founder Steve Jobs in 2011. It may not draw as much attention as […]

Are You a Hydrated Nurse
Health

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Are You a Hydrated Nurse?

  Nothing is as important as being well hydrated – and you probably know this better than anyone around. If you have stressed the importance of water in many circumstances, and to many patients, the only question remains: are YOU […]

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Career

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This Drug Could Prevent HIV Infection. So, Why Isn’t the UK Funding It?

According to a 2015 report, there were more than 100,000 people living with HIV in the UK in 2014. In the same year, over 6,000 were newly diagnosed with HIV and more than 600 died of AIDS-related illnesses. What’s more […]

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Career

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When Everyone Else Is Home: How To Deal With Working Holidays

The alarm rings at 05:30, and it only takes a second for the dread to set in. Today is Thanksgiving. And you have to work the holiday shift. Your mind starts to look for solutions. Maybe you could call in […]