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Tips for Preventing Falls in an Older Loved One

​As we are approaching the season of fall, let’s talk about a different type of fall: fall prevention.

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Mosquito-Borne Viruses: Zika vs. West Nile

Due to the record flooding in Louisiana, officials are concerned about mosquito-borne viruses like West Nile or Zika spreading at a faster rate. But what is the difference between the...

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Top 10 Diabetic Must-Haves for Disaster Planning

In New Orleans, we are no strangers to the concept of hoping for the best while preparing for the worst during hurricane season. For diabetics, there are a few extra...

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Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy After a Natural Disaster (Infographic)

As residents return to their homes following a major disaster like flooding, follow these safety tips as the clean-up process begins.

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Making Sense of Prescription Medication (Infographic)

What to look for when filling your next prescription!

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Zika Virus: The Best Insect Repellents for Protecting Your Family

The the treat of Zika virus looming, it is important to know how to protect those you love.

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7 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

It’s important for diabetics to plan ahead for their summer vacations. Seven important steps for those with diabetes to take when preparing to travel.

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First Appointment With A New Doctor: What To Bring

First time visiting a new doctor? Six important items to bring with you to your appointment.

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