Posts Tagged ‘Take charge of your health’

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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3 Best Health Care Tips – mHealth to Social Media Networking

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 9:14 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
As a registered nurse, here are three of my top health tips for taking charge of your health. These aren’t the typical how-to-tips; rather, they help empower you by getting you involved in a hi-tech and social world.
1. Get involved. You are the most important member of your health care […]

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Uterine Fibroids: Freedom to Wear White

Thursday, June 16, 2011 15:55 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA and
John C. Lipman, MD

Ladies imagine planning your daily events based around the timing of you menstrual cycle.
Some women suffering from uterine fibroids have a menstrual flow so heavy that it can impede their life.
“Everything must be planned around their menstrual, and it can be very draining physically (from the […]

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Patient Engagement: Health IT, What Microsoft Health Users Group Exchange Means for you

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

How important is Health IT to you and should you care?
At the Microsoft Health Users Group Exchange this month at the Microsoft Corporate Campus in Redmond, WA, patient engagement was the overall theme.
Whether presenters were talking about “Cloud Computing,” “Care Coordination,” or “Population Health Management,” empowering the patient was the […]

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