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Could simply listening to Mozart help people with epilepsy?

Listening to music composed by Mozart could help control seizures. The news from researchers add to the health benefits discovered in the past that listening to classical music might help people dealing with epilepsy. The findings that were presented last month at the European College of Neurpsychopharmacology; is a large study and based on reviews of literature that might inspire your doctor to suggest this simple intervention, combined with current treatment. Researchers, Dr. Glanluca Sesso and Dr. Frederico Sicca from the University of Pisa specifically looked at how Mozart's music affects epilepsy. Their review included 9 published studies out of 147; based on solid science and of good quality. Daily listening changes brain signals tooMozart's music also changed brain signals that are commonly seen in patients diagnosed with epilepsy,  in addition to lowering the number of seizures for people that listen to music daily. Tehe reduction varied between 31 and 66 percent. Dr. …

In a down economy, nursing jobs thrive

Today's economy is not the best for many people looking for employment. If you are considering a certification for nursing assistance, are in school for a nursing degree, or already have a nursing degree but have not yet found a job, you may be wondering if available nursing jobs decreasing. 
Although some hospitals and clinics are experiencing budget cuts like many other organizations, even in the worst of times, healthcare positions are always a priority. 
ABC news has reported that there is a dire need for nurses, so much so that larger sign-on bonuses are often offered. A huge portion of the population needs health care at any given time. Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, X-ray technicians, and others will be able to find employment within the range of their profession.
Hospitals, clinics and nursing homes are trying to cut costs in order to stay in business, but they are required to have a specific number of required personnel on duty at all times in order to pass their standardizat…