Posts Tagged ‘News’

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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USA TODAY Features the Best in Online Medical Blogs

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 21:11 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

USA TODAY recently hosted Grand Rounds in the “Your Life” Section and featured the Best of the Medical Blogosphere.  Some of the medical bloggers include:  Howard Luks, MD, Jennifer Dyer, MD, Cynthia Bailey, MD, Fred Trotter, Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA (honored), Will Meek, PhD, and others (please read […]

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Health Care: Employers Encourage Healthy Lifestyles with Penalties and Rewards

Monday, December 5, 2011 19:54 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

How do companies curb health care costs?
Do healthier employees lead to increased productivity?  Several progressive companies believe so and have committed to providing employees with programs to help engage them in a healthier lifestyle.
As part of the incentives to lead a healthier lifestyle some employers have instituted a penalty and […]

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