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Ted Escobedo

Snappy Publishing

(915) 820-2800

Owner and publisher of Snappy Publishing, LLC, Ted has worked with the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation for over 15 years as the editorial and creative mind behind our In the Know magazine, newsletter content, and social media campaigns. He specializes in developing content and communication tools for non-profit organizations.

Authored Blogs / Posts

Build self-awareness

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Achieving a higher level of self-awareness is a major pathway towards reaching emotional maturity. To begin the journey of self-awareness, it is important to examine your emotions, actio...


​ Pumpkins can perk up your fall décor

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It is officially fall and now is the time for pumpkins to take center stage. Today, on Inspire Friday, we say grab a couple of pumpkins and use them au naturel or dressed up to make a warm a...


Pumpkin is great for your skin

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Pumpkin contains vitamin A, C, and E, and antioxidants, which help fight sun damage and wrinkles. It also has fruit enzymes that help naturally exfoliate dead skin cells. And it contains...


Build a healthier charcuterie board

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The big trend in party food is charcuterie. (Pronounced shaar-koo-tr-ee) Originally, it is a snack board prepared with items bought in specialty meat and cheese shops in France, but they...


Fitness Walking Technique

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Proper technique in fitness walking can make your workout more effective and enjoyable while helping to prevent injuries. Here are a few key points. • Posture Keep your head upright,...


Nearly one in 10 in the US reports having depression

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Increases in depression without commensurate increases in treatment are widespread, reports a study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and City University o...


​ El Paso Sports Card Show, Memorabilia, Toys & Collectibles

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Whether you are a die-hard card collector or just curious about memorabilia, you will have the opportunity to shop 33 tables with vendors carrying Sports Card, Graded Cards, Sports memorabil...


Raising low self-esteem

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Everyone experiences times when we lack confidence and do not feel good about ourselves. When we have healthy self-esteem, we tend to feel positive about ourselves and about life in gene...


Teal Talk Day

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September 23rd is Teal Talk Day. Each year, over 249,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer worldwide (represented by the color teal.) So, gather your friends, wear teal and help sp...


Saline nasal spray may help seasonal allergies

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Saline nasal sprays are the simplest type of nasal spray for allergies because they aren’t a medication. They contain a saline solution to help loosen mucus and debris inside the nose to...


Cheesy sweet potato nachos

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Fall football is as good an excuse to snack as any. It’s no surprise that nachos, chicken wings and beer can really pack in the calories. Here is an easy, healthy and equally satisfying ...


Time and increase recommended over counting 10,000 steps a day

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With the increasing popularity of wrist fitness devices or smart apps, most people have become concerned about reaching the legendary ‘10,000 steps a day’ goal. Many of us who fall short...


Nasal irrigation reduces COVID-related illness, death

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Twice daily flushing of the mucus-lined nasal cavity with a mild saline solution soon after testing positive for COVID-19 can significantly reduce hospitalization and death, investigator...


​ Free Family Day at Ft. Bliss Oktoberfest

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Sunday, Sept. 18 from 12-5PM is Family Fun Day at the Fort Bliss Oktoberfest. Open to all ages, there will be inflatables for kids to enjoy and food trucks galore.Traditional German beer, de...


Gratitude is the attitude - write that down

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It has been well documented that exhibiting gratitude is closely associated with a greater sense of happiness and well-being. Science tells us that counting our blessings increases our o...


Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

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Today is 16 de Septiembre and this fiesta-friendly holiday celebrates Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1810. And since El Paso is so close to Mexico, it is a gre...


An apple a day…

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Apples have long been touted as a fruit that symbolizes disease prevention. Everyone has heard the phrase, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ But new research is proving that old sa...


The perfect autumn spiced smoothie

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While fall is the time when everyone is clamoring for pumpkin spice coffee and additives, we would like to re-introduce you to another great fall flavor–apple. Not only nutritious, but a...


​ Take a hike this fall

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With cooler weather, fall is a great time to go hiking. In El Paso, it is especially nice in the early morning or at sunset with our magnificent views. But on top of all of that, hiking bur...


Ultra-processed foods and colorectal cancer in men

1 min read

For many Americans, the convenience of pre-cooked and instant meals may make it easy to overlook the less-than-ideal nutritional information, but a team led by researchers at...


Woman’s club fall festival,

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The annual event offers local vendors, a tearoom, granny’s attic and bake sale continues today, September 11 at 10:00am at 1400 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX 79902. The Woman's Club of El Paso,...


Emotional eating

2 min read

Emotional eating is when you eat food to cope with difficult emotions. Because emotional eating has nothing to do with hunger, it is typical to eat a lot more calories than your body nee...


​ Plant an autumn vegetable garden

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Planting a garden in late summer means you can harvest fresh produce well into fall and sometimes even into winter. And another bonus is when the weather cools it makes tending to a gard...


​ The power of touch

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The healing and comforting powers of the human touch have been known to humans for centuries. Many cultures have used touch to treat, heal and soothe ailments for generations. Today, the pow...


​ Homemade ‘healthy’ pizza in 30 minutes or less

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Football gatherings and pizza seem to go hand in hand. This season, instead of loading up on carbs and fat, here’s a quick and easy way to get your pizza and squeeze more nutrition into ...


Walk more this fall

2 min read

According to a new survey of 3,394 Americans across all 50 states conducted by BarBend, 35% of Texans choose to drive to a destination that is just a five-minute walk away. Of course, we...


Scientists’ discovery may help halt cancer spread

1 min read

Researchers have shown that a protein called fascin is transported into the nucleus of cancer cells where it plays an important role in cell motility and growth. The study reveals an imp...


Walk Barefoot in the Grass

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Before long, that beautiful green grass you see in your yard or local park will become a less appealing shade of pale yellow. Today, on Sunday Funday, we encourage you to kick off your s...


​ Fall can clear the brain fog

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Here’s another reason to look forward to fall: The end of scorching summers benefits your brain in several ways. As thermostat pushes past 80, our bodies try to cool themselves by drawin...


​ Do good with Denim

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It is Inspire Friday, and today we encourage you to gather up your denim and head to the mall! Cielo Vista Mall is partnering with The Salvation Army of El Paso to support families by ho...

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