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    GREAT FINDS for the makeup lover

    by Jackie Merlau | jmerlaumakeup.com It’s time to start holiday shopping and putting those wish lists together. For the beauty lovers in your life, I have compiled a list of suggestions to help point you in the right direction.   THE ONE WHO DOESN’T WEAR MAKEUP If you know someone who is blessed with great […]

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    Hormone replacement therapy has many benefits

    by Deborah Meza Bio-Identical hormone replacement therapy has been proven to relieve symptoms of menopause in women, restoring lost vitality due to age-related hormone changes. It is designed to replenish the testosterone and/or estrogen that women progressively lose after they hit their mid-40s. Women can benefit from maintaining adequate levels of testosterone, which improves both […]

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    Women and the opioid crisis

    by Sheryl Egan-Olaivar Know someone struggling with chronic pain? The Center for Disease Control reports opioid prescriptions have quadrupled since 1999, but Americans report the same pain levels. One in four Americans are now addicted. Opioid prescription misuse results in 18 women dying daily, one woman attending the ER every three minutes and a baby […]

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    Strains, sprains and Saturdays down South

    Dr. Jonathon Brown, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists It’s that time of year again. Chants of “Hotty Toddy” and clangs of cowbells fill the air. Football season is here. High school athletes across the state aim for perfection on Friday nights, and fathers join their young sons in the backyard for a flag football game on Sundays […]

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    Do your locks need some TLC?

    Whether your hair needs a little length, a splash of color or some more thickness, there are a number of salons on the Gulf Coast that can help give your locks some TLC. And there are lots of options for you to choose from when it comes to extensions: taped in, glued, clipped in, etc. […]

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    Breast Cancer: Do you know the warning signs?

    Many of the most important risk factors for breast cancer are beyond your control. However, there are some risk factors you can control. Breast exams, mammograms and other screenings increase the chances of detecting breast cancer early. RISK FACTORS YOU CAN CONTROL WEIGHT. Being overweight is associated with increased risk of breast cancer, especially for […]

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