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Articles for Nurses

Popular and timely articles written just for nurses. If you enjoy reading our career tips, top nursing trends, and inspirational stories, pick up a copy of Scrubs Magazine from your local medical uniform supply store today. Or order online:

Here's an interesting study which claims that nursing aides should be given more decision-making power.

The U.S has stepped up to provide additional help to Ebola patients in West Africa.

U.S. to lead fight against Ebola

A nurse aide recently got in big trouble for giving illegally purchased birth control pills to her 16-year-old daughter.

Here are some great tips for preventing acne-causing bacteria from hitching a ride on your face.

How to prevent acne infections nurses are prone to contracting

A new law is in the works that would require the presence of RNs at nursing homes. Do you think it's necessary?

New law would require RNs at all nursing homes 24/7

Nurses aren't the only ones that wear scrubs! Read on to find out how some non-nurses feel about wearing them for activities outside of the hospital.

Do non-nurses love scrubs?

Watch as Katie Duke discusses some steps that every job seeker should take in order to stand out among the crowd and snag their first job.

Must-know tips for landing your first nursing job

Are you a nurse struggling with PCOS? If so, these five tips are just for you.

5 tips for coping with PCOS as a nurse

Has the stress of work ever made you question your decision to pursue nursing? This inspirational Huffington Post article is for you then.

“Why Be a Nurse?” – Have you read it?

What's your go-to stress reliever? Wine? Sleep? Meditation?

Chocolate? Wine? Sleep? How do YOU relieve stress?
  • Karen Jones

    Do I have to choose? Whats wrong with any or all of them hmmm?

This UV light has the capability to kill 100% of bacteria found in hospitals.

UV lights kill hospital germs cleaning staff leaves behind

Can fatigue affect a nurse's ability to perform at a high standard?

Too many hours, too little sleep

Should cameras be allowed in patients' rooms?

Should hospitals install cameras in patients’ rooms?

What's life like for a nurse who finds themselves in the hospital as a patient?

When nurses wear the gown: life on the other side of the rail

Here are 10 obstacles to weight loss as well as solutions to overcome them!

10 reasons you can’t lose weight

We recently read the sobering article “5 Terrifying Things I Learned as a Drug-Addicted Nurse” on, and knew you would have a lot to say about it and its ramifications for the public’s perception of nurses. What do you think about this issue?

  • Leanne Richer

    This article was really sobering. It made me realize the negative stigma for addicts especially in medicine, I always assumed there was more help out there, but I guess there isn't. We need to take better care of our own.

Laughin’ to keep from cryin’: How humor keeps nurses sane

Laughin’ to keep from cryin’: How humor keeps nurses sane

Check out these tips for landing your first nursing job!

How to land your first nursing job

From fashion to industry changes, the new ScrubsBeat channel will feature videos all about the lives and livelihoods of nurses.

Real nurses. Real talk. Tune in to ScrubsBeat now!

Things Nursing Students Don't Say

Video: Things nursing students DON’T say