Posts Tagged ‘Health and Wellness’

Healthy Design Tips for Better Sleep

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:22 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The topic of sleep seems to be everywhere now. It’s a popular topic and it’s getting a lot of attention. Lack of sleep is a public health problem. The proper amount of sleep is essential to good health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1 in 3 adults […]

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How to Boost Happiness: New Ways to Live a Happy Lifestyle – Watch Barbara Ficarra Offer Simple Lifestyle Tips on CT Style

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 14:14 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A healthy lifestyle is all about the small steps or actions that we take because it can have a big impact on our wellbeing.
Watch as Barbara Ficarra talks about simple lifestyle tips you can do every day to live a healthier and happy life. From mastering the moment, to getting […]

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6 Simple Healthy Living Tips for a Happier and Healthier You

Monday, December 22, 2014 17:34 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

 “A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are for what you have.” — Unknown
Healthy living is about being in charge of your health. It means being proactive and empowered to take action. Healthy […]

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Healthy Eating: Do You Know The Five Refuel Commandments?

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 12:41 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Okay men, this one’s for you. A healthy lifestyle reboot book that focuses on food, fitness and health. REFUEL, is a well-written book, with a dose of humor, by my friend and a leading health expert John La Puma, MD.
REFUEL is a 24 day eating plan specifically engineered for the […]

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Are Doctors Writing Prescriptions for Fruits and Vegetables?

Monday, November 18, 2013 16:00 No Comments

Fresh produce program gains momentum in weight-loss fight

By Christine S. Moyer
More doctors are writing prescriptions for a proven weight-loss treatment with no negative side effects — fresh vegetables and fruits.
The initiative, known as the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, was started by the Connecticut-based nonprofit Wholesome Wave in 2010. The organization aims to improve access […]

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