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Too much salt weakens the immune system

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A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. This is the conclusion of a current study under the leadership of the University Hospital Bonn....


Damn Yankees

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Damn Yankees the Broadway mega-hit musical and winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, hits it out of the park! The winning score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross and a devil...


Tequila & Mezcal Fest El Paso Downtown

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Get ready to savor the finest Tequila and Mezcal from Mexico, right here on the Tequila & Mezcal Fest in the heart of Downtown El Paso! The event will also serve up your favorite local v...


Ready Your Mind in the Fall

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Preparing for the fall-to-winter transition isn’t limited to wardrobe updates or getting your home ready for the new season — consider preparing your mind, too. Regularly allotting ti...


National Savings Day

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This Friday the 13th, instead of spending your time wishing against bad luck, you can save for your future instead as October 13th is National Savings Day. Today is a great day to open a...


Apple Cider Vinegar – the bitter truth

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Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a type of vinegar made with crushed fermented apples, yeast, and sugar. It's used as an ingredient in foods such as salad dressings, pickles, and marinades. ...


Get pumped about cooking with pumpkin

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Pumpkin is beneficial for weight loss because it's largely made up of water, so it is low in calories while still containing many nutrients. But a slice of pumpkin pie or pumpkin roll is...


Take a brisk walk on a cool morning but warm up before!

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Fall’s falling temps are the perfect reason to get outside. Taking a short morning walk of just 10 or 15 minutes won’t just burn calories and energize you for the day, though. It could a...


​ Promising treatment for cancer-related fatigue

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Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a debilitating yet all-too-common condition, which can severely affect quality of life for patients undergoing treatment. For those struggling with CRF, there...


Mesilla Sundays

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Mesilla Sunday performances are a popular and exciting gathering for the Mesilla community, surrounding areas, and tourists! Join the fun, October 8, 15, & 22 from 3pm to 5pm in the Mesi...


​ Self-Care and Relaxation Techniques for Breast Cancer patients

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Breast cancer diagnosis and treatments demand a lot from you and your body. You owe it to yourself to take time -- even a few moments every now and then -- to unwind and take care of yourse...


​ National Smile Day

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The first Friday of October is World Smile Day (October 6), a relatively new holiday with a fascinating story. Created by a commercial artist named Harvey Ball, this day came about as a resp...


Complementary Medicine and Breast Cancer

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When combined with conventional medicine, complementary therapies may offer a more integrated approach to healing. Women with breast cancer often have physical symptoms to deal with ...


Foods That Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

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A woman may reduce her risk for breast cancer by eating higher amounts of foods with nutrients and antioxidants proven to fight cancer. Women are encouraged to try eating the following f...


Exercise can help fight, prevent breast cancer

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Being physically active can reduce your risk of developing breast cancer. It may also reduce the risk of recurrence for breast cancer survivors. What’s more is that regular exercise also...


​ Study reveals reductions in breast cancer screening

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A review of COVID-19 studies globally has revealed reductions in breast cancer screening participation during 2020, with differences between geographic regions and healthcare settings. ...


La Vina Wine Fest

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Annual La Viña Harvest Wine Festival celebration with live music, local arts and crafts vendors, and awesome Southwestern Food. Over 20 wine tastings will be available. Adult admission ...


Tend to your emotional garden

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Gardening can be a fantastic form of physical activity. It can also be relaxing to connect with nature and get some fresh air (though you can tend to indoor plants, too). Plus, there’s s...


​ National Good Neighbor Day

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This day acknowledges and celebrates the importance of a good neighbor. It is a blessing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to BE a good neighbor. Good neighbors often b...


​ Relieve Stress with Graceful Tai Chi Moves

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Like yoga, tai chi is an Eastern tradition that might help ease depression. Specifically, this slow, gentle practice may help reduce stress and relieve symptoms of depression, according to a...


Fall and Winter Foods with Mood-Boosting Benefits

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Fall and winter can be hard for people with depression. It gets dark early, resulting in far less exposure to mood-brightening sunlight, plus colder temperatures can make you just want t...


Can exercise really help with depression?

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When a doctor tells you that exercise can reduce the severity of your depression symptoms, it may feel like it’s about your physical health more than your mental health, but research has...


Healthy lifestyle can help prevent depression

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A healthy lifestyle that involves moderate alcohol consumption, a healthy diet, regular physical activity, healthy sleep and frequent social connection, while avoiding smoking and too mu...


Fort Bliss Oktoberfest Family Day

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Sunday, Sept. 24 is Family Fun Day, open to all ages! There will be inflatables for kids to enjoy and food trucks galore! Stop by the merch tent to purchase fun little items to celebrate...

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