Is it Possible to Debunk Pandemic Misinformation?

Is it possible to debunk pandemic misinformation

Misinformation about the pandemic is rampant. The internet has become a great source of health misinformation. Misinformation can spread like wildfire. There’s information overload and people are having a difficult time separating fact from fiction. Is it possible to learn to debunk pandemic misinformation? Gary Schwitzer, Publisher at HealthNewsReview.org and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, believes it’s possible to learn to debunk pandemic misinformation. He helps journalists and consumers understand…

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Healthy Design Tips for Better Sleep

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA The topic of sleep seems to be everywhere now. It’s a popular topic and it’s getting a lot of attention. Lack of sleep is a public health problem. The proper amount of sleep is essential to good health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1 in 3 adults don’t get enough sleep. Lack of sleep can wreak havoc on your health, and according to the National Institutes…

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How to Boost Happiness: New Ways to Live a Happy Lifestyle – Watch Barbara Ficarra Offer Simple Lifestyle Tips on CT Style

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA A healthy lifestyle is all about the small steps or actions that we take because it can have a big impact on our wellbeing. Watch as Barbara Ficarra talks about simple lifestyle tips you can do every day to live a healthier and happy life. From mastering the moment, to getting the right amount of sleep to expressing gratitude and kindness, and keeping your thoughts positive; Barbara dishes with…

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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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Healthy Eating: Do You Know The Five Refuel Commandments?

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Okay men, this one’s for you. A healthy lifestyle reboot book that focuses on food, fitness and health. REFUEL, is a well-written book, with a dose of humor, by my friend and a leading health expert John La Puma, MD. REFUEL is a 24 day eating plan specifically engineered for the male brain and body designed to boost testosterone levels, help men shed fat, pump up strength and stamina…

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