Posts Tagged ‘Patient Empowerment’

Speaking Event: Women’s Health Conversations

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:39 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Speaking Event:  Women’s Health Conversations
I’m delighted to be invited as a speaker for an upcoming Women’s Health Conversations Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Women’s Health Conversations™, founded by nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Vonda Wright, will focus women to fortify their bodies, build better brains and create bliss to live vital, active [...]

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Healthy Eating: Smart Recipes for a Healthier You-Three Bean Salad and Tacos

Thursday, August 1, 2013 11:20 1 Comment

Smart Recipes for a Healthier You will be an ongoing series on Healthin30 recognizing healthy smart simple recipes to help empower you to take charge of your health.  The goal is to help provide you with inspiration to make cooking simple and healthy.
My friend John La Puma, MD, professionally trained chef, a board-certified internist and [...]

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Searching Online for Health Information

Friday, December 14, 2012 14:16 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Internet activities go beyond using it to check your email, making online purchases, managing your online banking, playing games or updating your status in the social networking circles.
80% of internet users search online for health information.
According to Pew Internet and American Life Project: [Source]

85% of U.S. adults use the internet.
85% [...]

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Healthy Eating: Foods That Help Fight Fat

Friday, December 7, 2012 15:41 No Comments

“Foods That Help Fight Fat” is part-two of the three-part series.  The series  features guest posts by Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., and Dr. Barry Sears, and are featured in the Healthy Eating Section. Part-One “Are You a Food Addict?” can be found here.
Foods That Help Fight Fat
By Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D.
Part 2
When I overdid it [...]

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Healthy Eating: Are You a Food Addict?

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 15:53 No Comments

Part 1 of 3
The following three-part series features guest posts by Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., and Dr. Barry Sears, and are featured in the Healthy Eating Section.
In the first post, “Are You a Food Addict?” by Janis Jibrin, M.S. R.D., lead nutritionist at BestLife, it provides  a food questionnaire to find out if you may [...]

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