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A nurse takes blood from a volunteer in Manchester, England.

A German nurse has been sentenced life in prison after murdering 85 of his patients

Niels Högel, a 42-year-old nurse from northern Germany, was accused of giving his victims lethal substances in order to try and resuscitate them.
Frank Baez and his family on graduation day.

Years after working as a janitor at NYU, a man graduated with a nursing degree from the same school

When Frank Baez was 15, he and his mother moved from the Dominican Republic to New York. On Monday, he graduated from NYU with a nursing degree.
Here's how being a nurse is different now than it was 50 years ago.

THEN AND NOW: Here’s how being a nurse has changed in the last 50 years

Nurses attain more formal education and get more advanced medical training than 50 years ago. More men and minorities have joined the industry, too.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers speaks at an election eve rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. November 5, 2018. Evers on Tuesday won the governor's race in the state, beating incumbent Scott Walker

3 red states just expanded Medicaid —here’s what the midterm election means for healthcare

The midterms will have a big impact on healthcare. Three states voted to expand Medicaid, while two others adopted new anti-abortion measures.

‘Love in the face of evil gives others hope’: Jewish nurse shares a powerful message explaining why he treated the Pittsburgh synagogue sh...

Ari Mahler, a Jewish nurse, described treating the suspect who shouted anti-Semitic sentiments during a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
You probably won't see this nurse slang in a medical textbook anywhere.

9 words and phrases only nurses understand

Want to be a better-informed patient? We compiled a list of the code words a nurse would use and exactly what they mean.
Patients tell nurses the funniest things sometimes.

Nurses share the 12 funniest things they’ve heard patients say

When you're a nurse, you're privy to all sorts of patient behavior. Real nurses shared some of their funnier tales from the ER and the doctor's office.

Nurses share a side to their profession that most people don’t see

Nurses have an incredible understanding of how we tick as human beings.