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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Virtual Summit to Empower Caregivers

Please join us today, February 11, 2014 for a virtual summit for caregivers. Impact80 Virtual Summit is the first global conference, to be held online with 1 goal in mind – to support and reach as many women & men who work full or part-time while caring for a sick, disabled child or aging parent. Impact80 Summit will provide caregivers with mental health, caregiving, patient engagement resources, tips and information they need. Goldina Erowele, PharmD,…

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Engaging Women in Public Health through Social Media

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA It’s Social Media Week and I’m thrilled to be invited to participate in a Google + Hangout event hosted by Danya International Inc. to talk about “Engaging Women in Public Health Through Social Media (#W4PH),” Please join us today, Tuesday, September 24, 2013, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. Google + Hangout This Google Hangout will include a panel of women who are recognized as public health and social…

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Uterine Fibroids: Freedom to Wear White

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA and John C. Lipman, MD Ladies imagine planning your daily events based around the timing of you menstrual cycle. Some women suffering from uterine fibroids have a menstrual flow so heavy that it can impede their life. “Everything must be planned around their menstrual, and it can be very draining physically (from the anemia of blood loss), as well as, mentally from the resulting stress this creates,” says Dr….

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Tips for Women at Every Age to Help Stay Healthy

Guest post submitted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Life changes with every decade — from starting a career and family in your 20s and 30s to work-life balance, and saving for retirement in your 40s, 50s and 60s. And, as life changes so does your body. Just as you set personal and work-related milestones, you also should set health goals for every stage of life. And, we’ve created a plan to…

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