Posts Tagged ‘Consumer Empowerment’

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: What is Anti-Aging?

Monday, December 10, 2012 17:26 No Comments

Part 3 of 3
“What is Anti-Aging?”by Dr. Barry Sears is part-three of the three-part series in the Healthy Eating section. Part-one “Are You a Food Addict?” by Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D. can be found here, and part-two “Foods That Help Fight Fat” by Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D. is published here .

What is Anti-Aging?
By Dr. Barry […]

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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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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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