What are your biggest questions about headaches? Sharecare Experts Answer Them on Twitter

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA June is Headache Awareness Month, and Sharecare experts will answer your questions during a Twitter Chat. The Headaches Twitter Chat What: The Headaches Twitter Chat When: June 6, 2013 Where: Twitter Chat Time: 12 Noon to 6 p.m. EST Who: Questions asked by you will be answered by Sharecare’s experts Hashtag: #headacheSC Moderator|Host: @Sharecarenow Sharecare Experts: Dr. Robin Miller, Integrative Medicine, Sharecare EAB Member Barbara Ficarra, RN, Nursing, Sharecare…

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Healthin30 News – Highlights, Updates and Photos

Healthin30 News – Highlights, Updates and Photos Popular Topics:  Health IT, Digital Technology, Telehealth, Telemedicine, Gamification, mHealth-Mobile Technology, Health Apps, Patient Engagement, Doctor/Nurse Relationship, Health Care Social Media, Healthy Living, Empathy, Patient-Centered Health Care Thank you to my friends and colleagues for your interest in Healthin30.   I greatly appreciate your readership and support.  It’s been a very busy and productive year for Healthin30 with a whirlwind of activity, and it wouldn’t be possible without…

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Searching Online for Health Information

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% of U.S. adults own a cell phone, 53% of whom own Smartphones. 80% of internet…

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Health Videos: Tricks for Tracking Your Medications and Grab a Hula Hoop to Slim Down

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Simple and Smart Health Tips- Health Smarts Video Series I was delighted to participate in Sharecare‘s and RealAge‘s Health Smart Video Series.  Healthin30 will periodically bring you some of the Health Smart Videos from myself (Barbara Ficarra), Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Robin Miller and other health professionals. Tricks for Tracking Your Medications – Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA “Do you remember brushing your teeth this morning? You know you…

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

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 health. Dr. Carolina Valdiviezo-Shlomp from Johns Hopkins and Dr. Samin Sharma from The Mount Sinai Medical Center will…

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