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nurse

Trouble on third shift?

Millions of Americans work overnight. The right strategies for sleep, nutrition and exercise can make it easier—and healthier.

Patient Story

In the footsteps of caregivers

At 13, Sarah Conway lost her leg to cancer. Now a student in college, she's chosen a career in medicine.

The ‘Golden Girl of nursing’

Lana Lucas, 78, is on the front lines, working 13-hour shifts administering COVID-19 vaccines.

Patient Story

‘You have so much to live for’

When an 80-year-old retired teacher got her COVID-19 vaccine, her granddaughter delivered the shot.

Patient Story

‘I just lay in bed and cried’

As a healthy, active 43-year-old nurse, Melissa Jones never expected COVID-19 to hit her so hard.

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

Patient Story

Donating plasma: ‘A no-brainer‘

After recovering from COVID-19, a mother and daughter hope to help others.

Patient Story

A ‘simply jaw-dropping’ injury

Extensive surgery following a terrible crash has given nursing student Ryan Brown a unique perspective on the patient experience.

‘They stepped up to the plate’

Health care providers rely on teamwork, skills and compassion as they treat and comfort patients with COVID-19.

‘I just fell in love with it’

Ludington nurses reflect on providing decades of compassionate care.

‘It’s not fear mongering, it’s the truth.’

Navy reservist recounts his six-week medical support deployment in New York City during the toughest fight of his nursing career.

‘We are honored and inspired’

Communities light up the night and warm hearts of health care workers.