Nurse Takes On California Wild Fires

Nurse Takes On California Wild Fires

These days, it’s almost impossible not to think about the fires sweeping across California. For many, the fires are literally impossible to ignore, as homes are destroyed and air quality drops into dangerous levels. The stories pouring out of the state are ones of shock and tragedy, and CNN reports the current death toll as […]

Am I Smart Enough To Be A Nurse?

Am I Smart Enough To Be A Nurse?

A quick Google search of the question “am I smart enough to be a nurse” turns up a surprising amount of verbatim results, which means that a lot of people who are interested in a career in nursing are asking themselves this question. And that means that a lot of potential nurses are talking themselves […]

Pittsburgh Nurse Shows Love in the Face of Hate

Pittsburgh Nurse Shows Love in the Face of Hate

Just over a week ago on Saturday, October 27, the world was stunned when a shooter opened fire on the worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill community of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Before law enforcement could arrive and subdue the shooter, 46-year-old Robert Bowers, he’d already taken eleven lives and wounded many […]

Nurses Find Success As Small-Business Owners

Nurses Find Success As Small-Business Owners

It’s no secret that nursing itself is a solid career choice, especially as the demand for more nurses continues to boost the profession into one of the fastest growing career paths in the country. Salaries are strong, the openings are constant, and the work itself is often emotionally rewarding. But a growing number of nurses […]

What’s New in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

What’s New in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s hard to miss. The awareness color (pink) is everywhere, from ribbons to clothes to logos to athletes’ cleats in NFL games, and the country appears more united than ever in the battle against this disease. And the awareness campaign is working. Every year, nearly $6 billion dollars […]

Nurses Rally After Devastating Hurricane Michael

Nurses Rally After Devastating Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm on October 10, was unusual in many ways. The storm surprised everyone by how quickly it intensified—going from a relatively innocuous tropical storm to a raging hurricane in no time at all. It struck later in the season than most powerful hurricanes, […]