Posts Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic’

Social Media Health: 3 Key Elements to Use When Engaging in Social Media

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 12:28 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
There are some health care professionals who refuse to engage in social media and there are others who have mastered it.  And yet there are some who just don’t understand it.

There’s a photo of a clinician on Facebook holding a cigarette.
It may not seem like much, but when it’s a […]

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List of 20 Excellent Social Media Networking Resources

Monday, September 26, 2011 20:47 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Social media networking is in its infancy which causes hesitation for some doctors, nurses, other health care professionals and organizations.
Social media networking is not just for marketing and product placement.  It’s a place to champion your cause, raise awareness of health issues and help educate patients and health care consumers […]

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A Brilliant Reason to Dive Deep into the Social Media Health Space

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 18:04 5 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Recently,  I had the pleasure of being surrounded by brilliant health care thought leaders.  First, I delivered a social media presentation at the Eyeforpharma conference.  Secondly, I sat in the audience at the Social Communications and Health Care 2011 conference to listen to others present on social media, and participate […]

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Q&A with Tara Stiles: Yoga Instructor to Deepak Chopra

Monday, January 24, 2011 15:40 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
“When your mind starts to wander to your thoughts try to guide your attention back to your breath. This is the practice. Our thoughts will probably never disappear, but we can become more aware of them and guide our focus back to our breath.” -Tara Stiles

Tara Stiles, my colleague at […]

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4 Super Foods for Spectacular Health

Monday, April 26, 2010 9:27 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Raise your hand if you want to eat healthy.
Healthy eating isn’t just good for cinching your waistline; it’s great for overall health.
From glowing skin, to heart health, to maintaining healthy teeth and bones; eating foods packed with certain nutrients can also protect your immune system and fight infections.  It can […]

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