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Unexpected uses of Aloe Vera

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Many of us have Aloe plants in our house, so it is easy to overlook some of their unique healing properties. (It’s not just for soothing sunburns or skin irritations) Here are a few uses...

 

Tips for eating proteins in summer

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The extreme heat can affect your appetite – meaning you may not have much of one. During this time, it may not be easy to incorporate sufficient protein into your diet. Here are some ide...

 

Exercise related heat exhaustion

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Exercise-related heat exhaustion happens when your body can no longer get rid of the extra heat made during exercise, and your body temperature rises more than is healthy. Not drinking e...

 

Cancer vaccine, antibody spark immune system response in pancreatic cancers

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Giving patients with operable pancreatic cancers a three-pronged combination immunotherapy treatment consisting of the pancreatic cancer vaccine GVAX, the immune checkpoint therapy nivol...

 

Parade of Homes

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If you have always wondered how the ‘other half’ lives, now is your chance to check it out for yourself. The El Paso Association of Builders is hosting the Parade of Homes now through Au...

 

​ Deliver a treat to an elderly neighbor

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With summer in full swing, it is time to make sure that your elderly neighbors can cope with the extreme temperatures. And it’s also a great time to bring along a treat that will surprise an...

 

Stay cool by keeping these foods in the fridge!

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Certain foods work to help your body regulate its temperature and keep you cooler. When the temperatures soar, try munching down on these foods to stay cool: mushrooms, cucumbers, citrus...

 

Blueberry Peach Feta Salad

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If you are looking for a no-cook meal option, this Blueberry Peach Feta Salad is like enjoying summer in a bowl. Plus, it’s easy to make and can make a great accompaniment to a lean prot...

 

Create your own indoor gym

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With the sweltering heat, heading outdoors to get some exercise may be a daunting challenge. Now is a perfect time to create a space in your home that you can use to get fit without hav...

 

Parade of Homes

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If you have always wondered how the ‘other half’ lives, now is your chance to check it out for yourself. The El Paso Association of Builders is hosting the Parade of Homes now through Au...

 

Does summer put you in a bad mood?

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Studies have shown that people experience increased frustration and anger in the summer months. Exposure to hot summer temperatures increases your heart rate, which leads to discomfort. ...

 

Six healthy foods associated with lower cardiovascular disease

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A study led by McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences researchers at the Population Research Health Institute (PHRI) has found that not eating enough of six key foods in combin...

 

What does a vacation do for your mental health?

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People who take at least one vacation report better health than those who don’t. A primary reason is the effect a vacation has on our mindset. When we encounter new experiences, rang...

 

The Sunday Sunflower U-Pick Event

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The Sunday Sunflower U-Pick Event is Sunday, July 16, 2023 8:00 AM 10:00 AM at Calhoun Flower Farms New Mexico, 86 Haasville Rd, Anthony, NM 88021. Guests can walk up and down the rows ...

 

Take on a summer reading challenge

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This summer you can put down the gadgets and pick up a book – or maybe five. Many organizations and libraries sponsor a ‘Summer Reading Challenge’ that generally starts in Mid-July and C...

 

​ Crystal healing and meditation

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Though crystal healing is considered a pseudoscience, some sources estimate it existed as far back as 6,000 years ago with the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia. While there aren’t any peer-r...

 

Putting the ‘ate’ in hydrate​

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When you think of hydration, you think of drinking water, yet 20% of the water in our diet comes from the foods we eat. To increase hydration, add these 11 fruits and vegetables with hig...

 

Fitness: Buy the Book

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When many of us set a health or fitness goal, we don't think to consult a book on the subject. But the truth is, health and fitness books abound—and they're full of helpful information t...

 

Reading in childhood linked to better mental wellbeing

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Children who begin reading for pleasure early in life tend to perform better at cognitive tests and have better mental health when they enter adolescence, a study of more than 10,000 you...

 

Scenic Sundays

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Scenic Sundays promote health and wellness in the community by closing vehicular access to Scenic Drive between Wheeling and Robinson avenues, allowing visitors to walk, run, cycle or sk...

 

Reiki for mental health

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Reiki is not a cure for any specific condition. Rather, it’s seen as a complementary treatment that promotes optimal balance of the body’s energy to encourage natural healing. Reiki is u...

 

Have a Sundae this Friday

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On July 7th, it is time to indulge on National Strawberry Sundae Day. Each year on this day, Americans combine vanilla or strawberry ice cream, strawberry sauce, fresh strawberries, and ...

 

Benefits of a cold shower

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Cold therapy, also called cryotherapy, uses exposure to cold temperatures to cool the body’s tissues for therapeutic reasons. There are several ways to apply cold therapy, including: col...

 

Easy Salmon Cakes

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These healthy salmon cakes are a delicious way to boost your intake of omega-3s. It is also a great way to use either canned (or leftover) salmon. Ingredients 3 teaspoons extra-virgin ol...

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