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Flu Season-Insights from the ER

Friday, October 25, 2013 13:58 No Comments

Flu Season is here; a quick vaccine reference to avoid an Emergency Room Visit.
By Justin S. Larkin, MD
Graphical Representations of a Generic Influenza Virus-Generic Influenza VirusContent source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
As the sun sets on summer and the fall weather is now here, this means one [...]

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Understanding the FLU and the FLU SHOT

Thursday, January 31, 2013 20:37 No Comments

By Dr. Andy Baldwin
Dr. Andy Baldwin
In this blog I strive to help you understand the dreaded “FLU” virus and explain why getting the “FLU SHOT” is the right thing to do, both for yourself and your community.
Influenza virus is responsible for more than 36,000 deaths in the United States each year. Most of these deaths [...]

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Healthline Editors Nominate Healthin30 for Best Health Blog

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 14:52 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Healthin30 was recently notified by Healthline to announce the editors at Healthline nominated Healthin30 for the “Best Health Blog of 2011.”
I’m honored to be included among the many wonderful health blogs.  While the editors at Healthline nominated Healthin30, the winners are determined by the number of votes from followers and [...]

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HuffPost Readers Comments and Concerns-BPA Plastic Bottles: Are They Safe?

Monday, February 7, 2011 19:51 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
My recent blog on The Huffington Post, “BPA Plastic Bottles:  Are They Safe?” elicited insightful thoughts and concerns from the readers.
Do you worry that harmful chemicals leach out of plastic containers into its contents? Are plastic containers toxic? Do you drink from plastic water bottles? Are you concerned about the [...]

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Plastics

Friday, January 7, 2011 15:23 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Information circulating about the dangers of plastic containers has created fear and confusion.
Are plastic containers toxic?  Do harmful chemicals leach out into its contents?   Do we need to discard all plastic containers?
Recently, I interacted in a live health chat on MedHelp about the safety of plastics.  Scientist, Joe Schwarcz, PhD, [...]

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