Posts Tagged ‘health tips’

Social Media: Sharecare’s Twitter Chat Educates for Heart Health

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 10:45 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Social media is a powerful platform to help educate consumers and provide valuable and trustworthy information.  Twitter Chat’s are a popular real-time question and answer session.
Join us today, February 22, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST (9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST) for Sharecare’s Twitter chat on heart […]

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Wash Your Hands With Elmo: Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 8:27 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Elmo helps kids to protect themselves and to keep germs away.
Elmo the adorable Sesame Street character who has been a house-hold staple for many years, teaches children about the importance of hand washing and staying healthy.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the swine flu, The Department of Health […]

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

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 22:13 2 Comments

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 […]

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