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Anti-Aging Cardio Workout

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A Brigham Young University study found that people who ran 30 to 40 minutes at high intensity five days a week were consistently biologically younger than those who followed more moderat...

 

Inflammation discovery could slow aging, prevent age-related diseases

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University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a key driver of chronic inflammation that accelerates aging. That finding could let us slow the clock to live longer...

 

Back to School Bash

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Join the Back-to-School Bash Sunday, August 13: 12-4pm at The Outlet Shoppes, 7051 S Desert Blvd, Canutillo, TX. Step into the world of superheroes with a Meet and Greet with Spider-Man ...

 

Getting kids emotionally ready for ‘back to school’

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The start of the school year is difficult for many children. It is often filled with anxiety, dread, and other negative emotions. Experts believe that talking with your kids about the u...

 

Motivating your child to do well in school

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Here are some tips on how to keep your children motivated to do well in school. 1. Show your child that you value education Valuing education starts with making sure your child is p...

 

Help your kids concentrate – naturally

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Dopamine is the primary neurotransmitter that helps us to focus, feel motivated, and find pleasure in activities. Kids who have problems with focus and attention, memory, problem-solving...

 

Ideas for after-school snacks

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Every kid is different–and that includes their appetite. Yours may be going through a growth spurt that makes them perpetually hungry. Or your child may have a smaller appetite and tend ...

 

Guidelines for keeping kids active

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Making sure the children in your life are active will help them develop strong muscles and bones, maintain a healthy weight and may even help them get a good night’s sleep. Physically ...

 

Link found between childhood television watching and adulthood metabolic syndrome

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A University of Otago study has added weight to the evidence that watching too much television as a child can lead to poor health in adulthood. The research, led by Professor Bob Hanc...

 

DOGust!

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This dog friendly event will be held from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on August 6, 2023, at Westside Dog Park Sun, Aug 6, 1 – 3 PM. Location: 7400 High Ridge Dr, El Paso, TX. Celebrate the univer...

 

Mindfulness to reduce stress

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Moments of stress typically begin with three thoughts: • Something is wrong. • There isn’t enough ____. (Money, time, fill in the blank) • I need to do something. So, what can we do to h...

 

National Chocolate Chip Day

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August 4th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Since it is also Inspire Friday, here’s a ‘healthier’ recipe to satisfy your craving without completely wrecking your diet. Healthy Choc...

 

Eucalyptus essential oil for lung health

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Many people use this oil without realizing it. Over-the-counter vapor or chest rubs marketed to suppress coughs often contain eucalyptus oil. Or they may include the oil’s key compound, ...

 

Foods to Promote Lung Health

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These five foods have been shown to have a positive impact on lung health. • Apples: Due to the presence of the antioxidant quercetin, apples have been proven to reduce lung decline and...

 

Are your lungs in good physical shape?

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August 1 is World Lung Cancer Day, and whether you are young or old, slender or large, able-bodied or living with a chronic illness or disability, being physically active can help keep y...

 

​ Gene mutation may explain why some don't get sick from COVID-19

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People who contract COVID-19 but never develop symptoms -- the so-called super dodgers -- may have a genetic ace up their sleeve. They're more than twice as likely as those who become sympto...

 

Plaza Classic Film Festival

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The Plaza Classic Film Festival, which goes into its 16th year July 20-30, 2023, was started by the El Paso Community Foundation in 2008 as a special project to bring movies back to the ...

 

What is cinema therapy?

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Aside from providing entertainment and a distraction from a stressful day, watching movies could also be a therapy technique. Cinema and video therapy are sometimes used as a part of psy...

 

Get ready for National Waterpark Day

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On Friday, July 28th, laughter and fun are just a couple of the requirements on National Waterpark Day. (Uh, we also recommend bathing suits.) Waterparks around the world provide thr...

 

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...

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