Entries by Karen Herrera

Nurses Work Around IV Bag Shortage

There’s an old saying that you never fully appreciate something until it’s gone—like how much you appreciate breathing clearly only after a cold stops up your nose. In hospitals, which are filled with millions of moving parts, people, and easily overlooked amenities, this can be especially true… something that doctors and nurses are dealing with […]

Saving For Retirement: Top Tips For Nurses

It may be hard to imagine while you’re still studying to become a nurse, or while working your first 12-hour shift, but there will come a day when you don’t wake up and put on scrubs. However much you enjoy your career as a nurse, all good things eventually do come to an end. And […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Nurses and Nursing Students

2017 is in the rearview mirror and 2018 stretches out ahead of us, full of promise and possibility. And those wanting to take advantage of those possibilities are quickly compiling their plans on how to do so. You’ve probably seen several lists of New Year’s resolutions (or maybe you’ve written some for yourself), resolutions that […]

This Tattoo Could Save Your Life

For many, tattoos are a form of self-expression. For others, a tattoo may be an impulsive mistake—and an expensive one, considering they can cost up to several hundred dollars to have done and even more to have removed. But if you suffer from one of several diseases or conditions, a new ink may be a […]