Posts Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic’

Do You Know the Signs of a Heart Attack?

Monday, February 22, 2010 11:02 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Are you thinking about the classic Hollywood example?
The classic example of a Hollywood heart attack is a person clutching their chest, gasping for a breath and falling to the ground.
After all, Hollywood is hot for drama, and when it comes to portraying a person having a heart attack, the exaggerated […]

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Mediterranean Diet Can Help Improve Sexual Health in Men

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 11:33 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Mediterranean Diet is a healthful diet for men with and without metabolic syndrome, and with or without sexual dysfunction.
The Mediterranean diet has been in the headlines recently because a new study shows that the diet is beneficial to help avoid strokes.
Recognized for its ability to help improve heart health, the […]

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Yoga: It’s Cool Like Tara Stiles and It’s Great for Your Health

Sunday, November 8, 2009 11:36 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
[Today, I’m taking a quick break from writing on the swine flu, and I’m bringing you a post that is a little lighter and fun.  I hope you enjoy it.]

Yoga for Beginners

Tara Stiles is so cool.
I don’t know Tara Stiles, I’ve never met Tara Stiles, and I’ve never even spoken […]

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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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3 Ways to Boost Your Health: Meditate, Connect With Friends & Smile

Saturday, September 19, 2009 13:10 No Comments

3 Simple Things to Boost Your Health
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

1.  Meditate
You may feel that you need to be in a lotus pose or in a spa like environment to gain the benefits of mediation, but truth is you can be anywhere.
You can meditate while waiting in line at the post office, in a […]

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