Posts Tagged ‘HHS’

New Mammogram Guidelines Cause Confusion and Debate

Thursday, November 19, 2009 23:25 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Latest breaking news this week

New mammogram guidelines set by the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends that women begin breast cancer screening every two years starting at age 50, instead of every year beginning at age 40.
These new standards sent a shock wave throughout women and the […]

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Google Helps You Find Locations for H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine and Seasonal Flu Shot

Thursday, November 12, 2009 17:44 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
After you had the tough task of searching for health information on the H1N1 swine flu vaccine from various media outlets; you’ve now determined that you would like to receive the H1N1 vaccine, but where do you go to get the H1N1 swine flu vaccine?
Thanks to Mashable, (the world’s largest […]

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Hand Washing and Swine Flu H1N1 – Still Important

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 21:40 2 Comments

Barbara and Kevin’s First, “He Said, She Said”
Read our tips in our next post to find out how to be an empowered health consumer!
She Said – Barbara
Health Information – Confusing?
I think most of us feel that there is so much health information circulating the web, in print and on TV that it can often be […]

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