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WHAT YOU CANNOT SEE – CAN HURT YOU

WHAT YOU CANNOT SEE – CAN HURT YOU!
Courtesy Breathe Better Duct Cleaning, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine
In today’s air tight homes, indoor air quality is a growing concern. Most household dust contains, dust mites, mold, mildew, pollen and animal dander. Many of these contaminants are re-circulated through the central air systems in most homes and can aggravate the symptoms of asthma and allergies. […]

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What you need to know about shingles

Shingles
What You Should Know
By Adam W. Cooper, Pharm D, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
Herpes zoster, or shingles, is a heavy hitting diagnosis generally occurring in adults over the age of 50. The disease will affect approximately one million adults each year and carries a nearly 30% lifetime chance of disease contraction. As one ages, the chance of experiencing the disease increases so much that approximately 50% of those aged 85 and older will experience shingles. These facts create a significant health care concern for this population. […]

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How prevalent is hearing loss in America?

How Prevalent is Hearing Loss in America?
By Elizabeth Brassine, Au.D., Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine
How prevalent is hearing loss in America? You may be surprised! Nearly a fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have enough hearing loss to make communication difficult, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers and published in the November 14 Archives of Internal Medicine. […]

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Sharpen your memory

Sharpen Your Memory
By Diane LaPlace, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
Scientists once believed that growing new brain cells was impossible for adults – that once they disappeared, they were gone for good. However, researchers at Princeton University turned conventional wisdom on its head. […]

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Stay Safe and Healthy This Summer

Stay Safe and Healthy This Summer

Courtesy Acadian Ambulance Service, Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine, Denton County LIVING WELL Magazine, and North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
As temperatures continue to climb, it’s a good time for a refresher on how to beat the heat and stay safe and healthy this summer. […]

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Don’t be Scared: Reverse Mortgages Bring Great Value

Don’t be Scared: Reverse Mortgages Bring Great Value
By Carl Benefield, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
Underwriting. Oh, boy! Does that mean I have to give up my first born? If you have refinanced or purchased a piece of residential property in the last five years and obtained a conventional mortgage, you know what I’m talking about. The credit market has tightened up so much that every loan is full documentation. […]

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Maravilla Scottsdale offers resort retirement living at its finest

Maravilla Scottsdale offers resort retirement living at its finest
Scottsdale LIVING WELL Magazine
When Tim Cowen goes to work each morning, he knows his day will be filled with conversations that include the words beautiful, spectacular and breathtaking. As executive director of North Scottsdale’s new resort retirement community Maravilla Scottsdale, much of his day is spent showing prospective residents the lifestyle and amenities available for their enjoyment. […]

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Massage nourishes both the body and soul

Massage nourishes both the body and soul
Courtesy Hands in Harmony, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Where do you go to find the stillness of the universe? When do we allow ourselves time to relax and unwind? Recapturing the silence within is essential in regaining the mind/body connection. Massage is one of the few things in this world that truly nourishes both body and soul and requires nothing but a willingness to give and receive. […]