Posts Tagged ‘Addiction Medicine’

Prescription Drug Abuse: Superwoman Syndrome Fuels Concern

Friday, March 5, 2010 9:24 1 Comment

Part I
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

There’s no doubt that prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America, and it’s escalating in epic proportions.  Prescription drug abuse affects men, women and teens.  Concerning trends include older adults, adolescents and women.
On MSNBC’s website, Karen Asp writes, Superwoman syndrome fuels pill-pop culture, and it’s about how […]

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Hope for Smokers

Thursday, December 3, 2009 13:47 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part I
Some people think that a rainbow means hope and a new beginning.
For those people who already smoked their first cigarette and are now addicted, there is hope to live a healthier life.
If smokers are successful in quitting, they may see hope at the end of their rainbow.
Hope in the […]

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Opioid Abuse – Prescription Drug Abuse with Carl R. Sullivan, M.D.

Friday, July 20, 2007 10:47 1 Comment

Tune in on Friday, July 20th from 5:30pm to 6:00pm EST. Carl Sullivan, MD will join Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA, Host and Executive Producer of Health in 30® to talk about addictions to pain medicine.
Click here to read Opioid Abuse – Prescription Drug Abuse: Seductive, Sedating Drugs Can Wreak Havoc on Your Health and […]

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