Heart Disease in Women: It’s a Big Deal

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Heart disease in women is a big deal. The number one killer of women is heart disease. In the United States, 1 in 4 women dies from heart disease. This post addresses signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women, important numbers you ought to know, and ways to help reduce stress by focusing on you. #Take15Minutes each day for YOU. Ladies, love your heart. It’s important to know your…

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Quote – Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question is…

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr.   — Connect with Barbara | Stay in Touch ·      Twitter @BarbaraFicarra  ·      Instagram @BarbaraFicarra  ·      Founder Healthin30.com  ·      Facebook Healthin30  ·      Facebook Barbara Ficarra  ·      LinkedIn  ·      Barbara Ficarra on Huffingtonpost  ·      Google Plus  ·      Barbara Ficarra on Doctor Oz  

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6 Simple Healthy Living Tips for a Happier and Healthier You

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA  “A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are for what you have.” — Unknown Healthy living is about being in charge of your health. It means being proactive and empowered to take action. Healthy living is about doing simple things—which bring you calmness and serenity, and it can have a big impact…

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Twitter Heart Chat: Sharecare and American Heart Association

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Twitter Chats are a powerful way to share valuable information in real-time.  Sharecare and the American Heart Association partner to host a Twitter Chat on Heart Health. Please join the Twitter Chat today, February 20, 2014 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST, and use the Hashtag #HeartChat. In support of the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month, the American Heart Association (AHA) and Sharecare, the online health and…

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Virtual Summit to Empower Caregivers

Please join us today, February 11, 2014 for a virtual summit for caregivers. Impact80 Virtual Summit is the first global conference, to be held online with 1 goal in mind – to support and reach as many women & men who work full or part-time while caring for a sick, disabled child or aging parent. Impact80 Summit will provide caregivers with mental health, caregiving, patient engagement resources, tips and information they need. Goldina Erowele, PharmD,…

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