The Best of HealthIn30 2009

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Here’s the best HealthIn30 content of 2009.  Thank you all so much for your continued support, comments and enthusiasm. The swine flu takes the lead as the most read blogs on HealthIn30.  Let’s take a look at the rest of the popular content here on HealthIn30. Swine Flu- H1N1 Category H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Fears Addressed – Single vs. Multi-Dose, Adjuvants, Thimerosal and More – H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine…

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Managing Stress: How To Deal With The Drama For A Happier, Healthier You

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA One Simple Technique Can Help You Manage Stress “Oh, hello Drama, it’s you again! I really could do without you showing up right now. You seem to show up at the wrong times. Sometimes, I’ll admit it, I like a little drama. A little drama is a good thing. It keeps me moving, and gets the adrenaline pumping. But, drama listen, this isn’t a good time for you to…

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Are you “Down for Maintenance”? Maybe you should be

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Earlier today when I went to check in on Twitter, here’s the message I saw: Twitter is currently down for maintenance. We expect to be back in about an hour. Thanks for your patience. (Twitter.com) 3:35 pm EST May 13, 2009 It’s understandable that Twitter needs a little TLC.  Twitter–once an obscure toy for social networking insiders, but suddenly a way millions of regular people are communicating online–probably needs…

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Hope and Healing

By Walter E. Jacobson, MD Do you think it’s possible to heal your body with hope and heart? Barack Obama spoke of hope in his presidential campaign. Hope and change to detoxify, to unify, to restore vitality and heal a nation. The physical body is not unlike the body politic. With hope and by making better choices, it is possible to change one’s physical and emotional status, to detoxify, to revitalize and to truly heal….

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Burnout Syndrome

Burnout Syndrome – How to Beat Burnout Caused From Stress By Walter E. Jacobson, MD Burnout is a form of physical or emotional exhaustion resulting from excessive and/or prolonged stress which is not effectively recognized or managed. It is most commonly caused by occupational stressors which may include being overworked or underworked, being overchallenged or underchallenged, feeling powerless in one’s work, feeling un- appreciated, feeling the pressure of too much structure, rigidity, conformity and bureaucracy…

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