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Healthy Habits as Stress Busters

It’s no secret: Nursing is a demanding profession, with extended or rotating shifts, and little down time for rest. Your best bet is to take care of your own body and mind through healthy habits.

5 Reasons Why Nurse Coaching Is Important for Minority Nurses

For years, workers have reached out to career coaches to help them find their professional path and wellness coaches have guided weight loss and health programs.

What Can a Professional Organization Offer You?

Sometimes, squeezing one more thing onto your lengthy to-do list just seems impossible. Between work and family, the often little precious time you have left isn’t really something you want to give up, even if it might help your career.

11 Reasons Nurses Are Stressed Out

As a nurse, people rely on you. So it’s important for you to take care of yourself in order to take care of others – your patients, family, and friends. Workplace stress can derail your best efforts. It impairs your ability to function on the job, and to enjoy your life outside of work.

Was it a Safety Issue or Outright Discrimination?

Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan, is in the middle of a firestorm of criticism over the reaction to a white man with a swastika tattoo who insisted black nurses not be allowed to touch his newborn.

Are You Sleep Deprived?

Figuring out how to get proper rest is something many nurses tackle at some point during their careers as they switch back and forth between day and night shifts. Follow these 12 tips to sleep more soundly.

Mentoring Relationships Can Get You Unstuck

Do you have a professional goal, but are not sure how to reach it? Do you want someone who just believes in your abilities and reminds you of your professional strengths? As a nurse, a mentor can help you get through times when you feel stuck.

The Critical Need for Recruiting Minority Nurses to Care for their Communities

It goes without saying that being raised in an ethnic community can have its challenges, even with our modern progressive age; it appears some fundamental differences remain in certain societal lifestyles, customs and understandings.

MinorityNurse.com is All New!

Perhaps you’ve noticed that MinorityNurse.com has a new look. We also have new features and a better site! Here is a list of our new features:

Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

Nurses will always be valuable members of any health care team, regardless of their educational backgrounds. Yet, the baccalaureate and master's degrees in nursing may offer the most professional opportunities.

The TAKE PRIDE Campaign

The TAKE PRIDE Campaign

The country is changing, with one-third of the population representing a historical "minority." In this increasingly diverse world, you can confidently say your workplace actively fosters diversity, inclusiveness, and cooperation.

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

Nurses will always be valuable members of any health care team, regardless of their educational backgrounds. Yet, the baccalaureate and master's degrees in nursing may offer the most professional opportunities.

It's MinorityNurse.com's 10th Anniversary!

MinorityNurse.com 10th Anniversary

What started as just a companion website to the printed magazine is now a leading nursing resource.

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Trust. Without it, our careers and lives lose a solid foundation. Trust is certainly at the forefront of nursing. It's apparent when patients seek medical care in their most vulnerable states, trusting nurses to ease their pain and help them recover.

Want to Help Fight AIDS in the Black Community? Play Bid Whist!

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If you think sitting down with your friends to play cards is just a matter of fun and games, think again.

Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) Names First Male President-Elect

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The Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) has named Yu (Philip) Xu, PhD, RN, as its 2010 president-elect. Dr.

Putting Minority Health into Health Reform

Putting Minority Health into Health Reform

Ask the average American on the street what President Barack Obama’s health care reform plan is all about and he or she will probably start talking about insurance—and more specifically, the controversial proposal known as the “public health insurance option.” After all, everyo

Participate in eMAPA Research Study

Participate in eMAPA Research Study

Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, and her colleagues are conducting a study to explore ethnic differences in midlife women's attitudes toward physical activity.

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