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Cold water therapy

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Cold water therapy is the practice of using water that’s around 59°F to treat health conditions or stimulate health benefits. It’s also known as cold hydrotherapy. While the practice has...

 

​ Refreshing Pineapple Whip

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Pineapple, more than any other fruit, seems to evoke images of cooling off beachside on a warm day. Now, you can have a healthy taste of the beach in a glass on a hot El Paso summer’s af...

 

​ Crunch out belly fat

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Throughout the month of July, we are targeting specific areas of the body that can benefit by targeted exercise. Today we take aim at reducing belly fat. Exercise experts agree that the...

 

The benefits of exercise in a pill?

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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine and collaborating institutions reports in the journal Nature that they have identified a molecule in the blood that...

 

​ Viva! El Paso

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Viva! El Paso is an outdoor musical with music, dance, and stories representing our 400 years of history and culture in the desert Southwest. The current show features several of the element...

 

Become independent from your inner critic

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Fourth of July weekend is as good a time as any to declare independence from your inner critic. Learning how to replace negative thoughts about yourself with more positive ones is the fi...

 

Read the Declaration of Independence

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Many of us have not read the Declaration of Independence since we were in grade school. Today on Inspire Friday we encourage you to get ready for the Fourth of July weekend by re-reading...

 

Dance/Movement Therapy for overall well-being

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Dance/movement therapy is defined by the American Dance Therapy Association as the psychotherapeutic use of movement to promote emotional, social, cognitive, and physical integration of ...

 

​ Red, White and Blue Fruit Pizza

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Wedges of juicy watermelon topped with nondairy coconut yogurt and berries make for a crisp, refreshing dessert and will delight guests over the holiday weekend. Ingredients ½ cup unswe...

 

Fourth of July fitness

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Summer is a great time to concentrate on the specific areas of your body you would like to improve. In the coming weeks we will offer workouts aimed at targeting the most common problem ...

 

Study may offer key to replace chemo and radiation therapy for cancer patients

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Before a patient can undergo T cell therapy designed to target cancerous tumors, the patient's entire immune system must be destroyed with chemotherapy or radiation. The toxic side effec...

 

Find your summer book

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Make today the day you choose the book you will enjoy over the summer. Whatever you fancy, historical or contemporary fiction, fantasy, romance or even self-help and non-fiction, choose ...

 

Reconnecting with your spouse

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Every couple needs time to connect. It’s essential for happiness and satisfaction in a marriage. Each of these exercises, recommended by relationship therapists, have been proven to help...

 

​ Make a lunch date

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Today is ‘Take back lunch’ Day which encourages people to take their time and enjoy leisure lunch as opposed to gobbling down a sandwich or drive-thru burger. And, since today is Inspire Fri...

 

​ Ease Nerve Pain – naturally

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Nerve pain (called neuropathic pain) is one of the more difficult and uncomfortable types of pain. Whether the pain comes from diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, chemotherapy, or a host of ot...

 

Cherries are a treat for the whole body

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Southern New Mexico offers abundant crops of fresh cherries and we are right here in the middle of their picking season that usually begins June 1st and ends during the first half of Jul...

 

Go jogging in the early morning

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Running is one of the simplest forms of exercise. But the El Paso heat does complicate things. The solution, of course is to go for a run early in the morning. But how do you motivate yo...

 

Overcoming drug resistance in prostate cancer

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. Many patients can live long lives due to early detection and treatment with androgen deprivation therapy. Howeve...

 

Father's Day Cocktail

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Today is the day to raise a glass to good ole dad. Here’s a cocktail recipe that fits the occasion perfectly. The Godfather This is a simple, sophisticated and easy way to spice ...

 

Do you have the summertime blues?

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Warm-weather mood changes are often referred to as the “summertime blues.” It’s not an official diagnosis because symptoms aren’t severe enough to be categorized as depression, and exper...

 

Make today a museum day

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If gas prices have put the great American road trip on hold, plan to visit one of our many local museums. Whether it’s the El Paso Museum of Art, History or Archeology – there is somepla...

 

Try these foods for occasional insomnia

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Occasional insomnia can interrupt your normal sleep pattern and throw almost everything off for you the next day – and night. Experts say that eating these foods might help you get over your...

 

It’s cantaloupe time!

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Cantaloupes are a summer favorite – especially here in Texas. And it’s a good thing - the fiber, potassium, and vitamin C present in cantaloupe are vital nutrients for your heart health....

 

Ideas for a summer of family fitness

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As your kids (or grandkids) have some time off for the summer, it’s a great opportunity to set some fitness goals for you and for them.While it might be enough of a workout for you getti...

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