Posts Tagged ‘Johns Hopkins’

Sharecare Presents: The Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 16:07 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 43.8 million people (18 years or older), in the United States smoke cigarettes. What’s even more astounding is that cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Every year in the United States more than […]

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Social Media: Sharecare’s Twitter Chat Educates for Heart Health

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 10:45 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Social media is a powerful platform to help educate consumers and provide valuable and trustworthy information.  Twitter Chat’s are a popular real-time question and answer session.
Join us today, February 22, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST (9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST) for Sharecare’s Twitter chat on heart […]

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Bruce Dan, MD Blogs About His Cancer Treatment

Monday, May 3, 2010 12:57 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
For Health Consumers and Medical Professionals

Heartfelt accounts of cancer treatment documented with humor
Part  I

“I must say, good-naturedly, that the physicians and nurses are reluctant to give you an exact answer to a question.  It’s always, “It depends.”  I realize that things vary, but if a Martian came to earth and […]

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