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Even if there is a growing need for nurses, the number of students and the graduates will not be able to compensate for the demand says the director at a nursing school in Moline. An increase in the number of uninsured patients due to job loss creates a higher need for nurses in emergency rooms.

These thoughts were, and are, so unlike me. I am a very positive person who rarely worries or frets. I am easygoing and generally take everything as it comes, with a smile on my face. I was very disturbed by the dark turn in my personality. I remember reading at that time that second pregnancies are often plagued with unfounded fears and is not uncommon.

First, define your goals. Don’t just think, “I’ve got to lose some weight.” Pick a target, even if it’s a moving target. Some dieters like to think in increments, for instance, losing 20 poinds, then then reestablishing a new goal until they arrive at a weight level they feel most comfortable with. Other dieters-to-be are more daring. Choosing a weight loss goal of 100 pounds might seem impossible for some, but for other dieters, it’s their best and most direct strategy. Set a goal that you feel most comfortable with and stick with it.

The most important thing you can do is eat a proper diet. Diet is the control mechanism that eliminates high blood pressure, diabetes and heart diseases. The American Heart Association recommends that you eat a variety of nutrient dense foods like whole grains and fruit and vegetables plus low-fat dairy and stay away from fats, sugars and salt. Stop drinking alcohol in a binge fashion and replace alcohol with fruit drinks, smoothies and water.

I began writing letters to the media, politicians, and the Department of health and human services and i took pictures of the bruises and conditions that I witnessed on my camera phone. It was only after I was terminated for this and went to the local T.V news station that my concerns got any attention. After airing a segment on the local news, others came forward and DHHS did a thorough inspection.

Real trouble arises when you have what is known as chronic insomnia. This is the kind of insomnia that lasts for more than six months, possibly even for years. Chronic insomnia can be caused by variety of psychiatric or medical illnesses. In women in particular hormonal shifts can cause drastic sleep disturbances. But sometimes chronic insomnia comes about of its own accord.

If you still have trouble falling or staying asleep, a visit with your health care provider is in order. I urge you to forgo taking over-the-counter sleep aids until you’ve met with your physician. He or she may recommend over-the-counter sleep aids such as the supplement melatonin, over the counter antihistamines or a prescription medication such as one of the many available benzodiazepines or other hypnotic agents such as Ambien or Lunesta. Precautions should be taken with sleep aids as some have been known to cause unwanted side effects such as nighttime eating and/or sleep walking. In addition, prescription sleep aids are not to be used for long periods of time.