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Berries, apples and tea can do wonders for your brain

If you'e looking for an easy way to keep your brain healthy, consider eating more berries, consuming more applies and drinking tea. There's good science to support the benefits of getting started early eating a healthy diet for preventing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. 
Alzheimer's risk significantly lower for older adults who consume these foods
Tufts University scientists looked at Alzheimer's disease risk among older adults and compared those that consumed scant amounts of apples, tea and berries that are loaded with antioxidants; published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 
The study finding was based on conclusions extracted from dietary questionairres submitted during medical exams among heart disease risk patients participating in the Framingham Heart Study. 
One of the important highlights of this study, compared to others is that the risk of the brain disease was analyzed over a 20 year period, versus short term studies that have been pub…

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…