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Simple exercises for beginners

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People who are overweight often face barriers to regular physical activity, including limited mobility and joint pain, making exercising challenging. However, regular physical activity i...


Special Places and Wide-Open Spaces with the Frontera Land Alliance​

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The International Museum of Art is excited to partner with the Frontera Land Alliance to bring you “Special Places and Wide-Open Spaces” to celebrate the natural beauty of the northern C...


Researchers identify the link between memory and appetite to explain obesity

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Disrupted connections between memory and appetite regulating brain circuits are directly proportional to body mass index (BMI), notably in patients who suffer from disordered or overeati...


​ Borderland Roller Derby's Playoffs

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Join El Paso’s only banked track roller derby league on Sunday, September 10th at The El Paso County Coliseum - Judging Arena (4100 E Paisano) as two teams, Las Viudas Negras and Las Dia...


Star Trek Day

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Fans across the globe celebrate Star Trek Day on September 8 to remember the timeless legacy Star Trek has made on society and pop culture. Why today? On September 8, 1966, a television ...


Complementary Therapies for ovarian cancer patients

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In addition to a medical plan developed by a patient and their physician, complementary therapy can help play a role for women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Here are a few...


Men should aim for a healthy eating pattern

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When reducing your chances of prostate cancer, dietitians and physicians believe that instead of focusing on specific foods, it is best to develop an overall pattern of healthy eating. H...


The Emotional Toll of Prostate Cancer

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A prostate cancer diagnosis is life changing. In 2020 survey was conducted to gain a better understanding of what men and their families go through while facing prostate cancer. More th...


​ Exercise is the Turbo Boost to a Healthy Prostate

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In the fight against prostate cancer, exercise is a secret weapon that keeps on delivering. Multiple studies conclude that exercise can help delay or prevent prostate cancer progression...


Certain traits linked with earlier heart attack and stroke.

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Middle-aged adults with three or more unhealthy traits including slightly high waist circumference, blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose have heart attacks and strokes two years earli...


Brightside Music Festival

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Brightside Music Festival- Happening Labor Day Weekend 2023 Promises Two Days Filled with Some of The Biggest International Artists Across Electronic, Latin, Hip Hop & Indie. There will ...


How to meditate in 30 seconds

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Looking for a moment of Zen? Here’s how: • Stop everything you are doing and close your eyes. • Inhale to the count of four. • Hold your breath to the count of four. • Exhale to the coun...


​ Get crafty!

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Research has shown that crafting, regardless of the medium you use, can bolster mood, improve self-confidence, and reduce stress overall. In addition, crafting has also shown to improve men...


Becoming mindful

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Here are 7 tips for bringing more mindfulness into your life: 1. Meditate. Taking even just 5 minutes to sit quietly and follow your breath can help you feel more conscious and connected...


Overcome your dieting mindset

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When you’re in a diet mindset, you’re more focused on rules around eating than you are on using your own internal intuition. Here’s how to start shifting your mindset and restore some ba...


​ Reset your exercise mindset

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Some of us have negative emotions wrapped up in our excuses for not exercising. A study from Iowa State University found that those with negative school gym memories were less likely to exer...


Simple blood test may predict future heart, kidney risk

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A simple blood test may predict the risk of progressive heart and kidney disease in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, according to new research published today in the Ameri...


Music to soothe emotions

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Music can have a profound effect on both the emotions and the body. Faster music can make you feel more alert and concentrate better. Upbeat music can make you feel more optimistic and p...


Free art class at Michaels

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Learn to make art your way with this expressive abstract art class at Michaels, 811 Sunland Park Dr, from 2:00-4:00 PM. No skill required, just come have fun! This event is f...


Read just ten pages per day

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For many of us, reading is left behind in our school days but research proves that reading, even just 10 pages a day, can improve your emotional outlook and help make you more productive...


Music and Well Being

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Research suggests that music can benefit our physical and mental health in numerous ways. Music can improve mood, decrease pain and anxiety, and facilitate opportunities for emotional ex...


Just plum good!

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Late summer is the perfect time for plums. Tart enough for breakfast but sweet enough for dessert, plums taste great at every time of day. Here are some of the ways that plums are good ...


Dance your way to fitness

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Dancing is an exciting and social way to work out your body. From ballroom to salsa, dancing works your heart, helps build strong bones and muscles, and can improve your balance. Because...


Simple fragrance method produces major memory boost

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When a fragrance wafted through the bedrooms of older adults for two hours every night for six months, memories skyrocketed. Participants in this study by University of California, Irvin...

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