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    Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA  is a featured writer for The Huffington Post.

    Blog Entries by Barbara Ficarra

    Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses’ Resolve

    Too Much Hype in the Mobile Health App World?

    Engage With Empathy

    Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 4

    Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 3

    Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 2

    Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 1

    Companies Curb Health Care Costs With Penalties and Rewards for Employees

    Social Networking: How Powerful Are Your Social Circles?

    Social Networking On The Front Line Of New Modern Medicine

    Ladies, Love Your Body, Protect Your Heart

    ‘BPA’ Plastic Bottles: Are They Safe?

    Patient Care: Why You, the Patient, Are the Most Important Part of the Health Care Team

    How Empathy Can Help Empower Patients

    Engaging Consumers in Health IT

    How to Maximize Your Doctor’s Visit

    The 3 Secrets to a Wildly Popular YOU

    3 Tips for a Spectacular YOU, Oh Really?

    What Pushing Hard and Fast Can Do

    Worried About Popping Pills If You’re a Superwoman?

    Do You Know the Signs of a Real Life Heart Attack, Not the Hollywood Version?

    Is A ‘Spoonful’ Of Medicine Dangerous?

    States Need Help, Smokers Have Hope

    Superfoods to Help Kick-Start a Declining Libido in Men

    How To Deal With The Drama For A Happier, Healthier You

    Front Food Labels are Misleading: FDA is Ready to Tackle Food Manufacturers

    Yoga: It’s Cool Like Tara Stiles and It’s Great for Your Health

    3 Ways for a Better, Happier and Healthier You

    Extremely Tired and Completely Worn Out? What It Could Mean Plus Questions to Ask Your Doctor

    It Takes Only 15 to 20 Seconds and It Can Keep You Healthy

    How to Avoid Nightmare Care in the Hospital

    Why Doctors & Nurses Need Twitter

    Prescription Drugs: Keep Out of Reach of Teens

    Happiness Spreads Like Wildfire

    Nurses on TV: HawthoRNe is Strong Stuff

    Be Back In An Hour: What We Can Learn From Twitter

    Live in the Moment or Envision the Future? – How to Get Excited For Both

    TV Nursing Dramas: Nurse Jackie Needs Healing, Hawthorne Offers Hope

    What Do Patients Really Want?

    5 Ways to Improve Your Health