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Sleep well…Breathe well…Be well ™

Sleep well…Breathe well…Be well ™
By Anna Campo, Access Respiratory, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

Sleep well…Chronically poor sleep makes for overall poor health. Days are spent exhausted, cranky, and generally non-productive. It is vital that one take the time to examine the true source of poor sleep. It could be as simple as a bad pillow or mattress that creates discomfort. Take the time to examine your pillow and mattress. […]

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Your Body Needs Alkaline Antioxidant Water

Your Body Needs Alkaline Antioxidant Water
By Danny Burke, Hydration Corporation, New Orleans & Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
The Secret’s Out: It’s the Water! For almost 20 years I’ve been trying to achieve optimal health for both me and my family. I focused on diet and exercise and made sure I drank plenty of water. […]

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The Essential Link between Louisiana Chemistry and World-Wide Health Care

The Essential Link between Louisiana Chemistry and World-Wide Health Care

By Desiree Lemoine, Director of Communications, Louisiana Chemical Association, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

You probably have other things to think about in a doctor’s office or hospital – other than the links between the chlorine and vinyl products made in Louisiana and how they contribute to your well-being each and every day, or about the essential role that these products play in your life. […]

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When is the right time to explore assisted living or nursing care – St. Annas Residence, LIVING WELL Magazine

When Is The Right Time to Explore Assisted Living or Nursing Care?

By Helen Foster, St. Annas, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

If you are a caregiver for a family member, you know that it can be extremely fulfilling, but at times challenging. You may have asked yourself at one point or another how long you can do it before needing additional resources – other family members, more “housekeeping” assistance, home care, assisted living or nursing care. […]

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Gulf Coast Bank explains reverse mortgage benefits – LIVING WELL Magazine

Gulf Coast Bank Explains Reverse Mortgage Benefits
Courtesy Gulf Coast Bank, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine
In 2011, as the first group of baby boomers reached age 65, the older population increased. According to AARP, 90% of the people ages 65 and older want to stay in their home. With the aging of our population, reverse mortgages are popular as they can be utilized to supplement retirement income. […]

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Your "healthy" diet may be making you sick – LIVING WELL Magazine

Your “Healthy” Diet May be Making You Sick
By Ricky Phillips, DNP, APRN, FNP, FAAIM, PMA Wellness, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine
Hippocrates was once reported to have said “Let thy food be your medicine and your medicine thy food.” Eating wholesome, healthy food is one thing, but eating these foods in accordance with one’s own, unique, genetically determined biochemical makeup is something altogether different. The reason for this difference is something called food intolerance. […]

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Looking for a new pharmacy? Majoria Drugs can help – LIVING WELL Magazine

Looking For A New Pharmacy?

By Vic Welker, Manager, Majoria Drugs, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine
Because of a change in your insurance plan, are you forced to look for a new pharmacy to get your medication? This recently occurred in Louisiana. Those with Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Louisiana were forced to look for prescription services elsewhere when a national drug chain decided to no longer accept Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Louisiana. At the beginning of 2012, many were forced to seek out new pharmacies. […]