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​ The power of touch

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The healing and comforting powers of the human touch have been known to humans for centuries. Many cultures have used touch to treat, heal and soothe ailments for generations. Today, the pow...


​ Homemade ‘healthy’ pizza in 30 minutes or less

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Football gatherings and pizza seem to go hand in hand. This season, instead of loading up on carbs and fat, here’s a quick and easy way to get your pizza and squeeze more nutrition into ...


Walk more this fall

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According to a new survey of 3,394 Americans across all 50 states conducted by BarBend, 35% of Texans choose to drive to a destination that is just a five-minute walk away. Of course, we...


Scientists’ discovery may help halt cancer spread

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Researchers have shown that a protein called fascin is transported into the nucleus of cancer cells where it plays an important role in cell motility and growth. The study reveals an imp...


Walk Barefoot in the Grass

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Before long, that beautiful green grass you see in your yard or local park will become a less appealing shade of pale yellow. Today, on Sunday Funday, we encourage you to kick off your s...


​ Fall can clear the brain fog

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Here’s another reason to look forward to fall: The end of scorching summers benefits your brain in several ways. As thermostat pushes past 80, our bodies try to cool themselves by drawin...


​ Do good with Denim

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It is Inspire Friday, and today we encourage you to gather up your denim and head to the mall! Cielo Vista Mall is partnering with The Salvation Army of El Paso to support families by ho...


​ The uses of Agave Nectar

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Agave Nectar has a favorable glycemic profile because its sweetness comes primarily from a complex form of fructose called Inulin. The Inulin fiber stimulates the growth of friendly and heal...


Time to get corny

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Corn is high in carbs and packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals. It’s also relatively low in protein and fat. Here are the numbers: One cup (164 grams) of sweet yellow corn contai...


Last swim for the summer-not quite

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El Paso outdoor waterparks and aquatic centers will be closing after Labor Day making this your last week to splash your way to fitness in the sun. Fortunately, there are several indoor ...


Lack of sleep makes us less generous

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Lack of sleep is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, depression, diabetes, hypertension and sexual dysfunction. A new study now shows that lack of sleep also affect...


Say goodbye to summer

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Before long we will be donning our sweaters and complaining about the cold. Today, on Sunday Funday, we encourage you to send out summer with one last hoorah. Whether you choose to crank...


Take a mental health day

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Everyone feels stressed from time to time. This can be particularly difficult to manage if you also have symptoms of depression or anxiety. When you feel like your stress levels have rea...


National Dog Day - help them and help yourself too!

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Today is National Dog Day and a great time to adopt a new furry family member. Each year on August 26th, people everywhere are encouraged to celebrate dog ownership of all breeds. When d...


Probiotic Foods for gut health

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Probiotic foods contain living microorganisms like the health-promoting microbes found in your gut. Eating probiotic foods can help boost your body’s population of beneficial bacteria. ...


It’s hard to beat the beet!

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Beets are a vibrant and versatile type of vegetable. They’re known for their earthy flavor and aroma. But in addition to bringing a pop of color to your plate, beets are highly nutritiou...


Skip the elevator – take the stairs

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Climbing stairs is one of the best exercises when it comes to burning fat, strengthening the lower body, toning your glutes, thighs, and calves while helping to lose inches from the waist. A...


​ Plant root beneficial for managing type 2 diabetes

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A team of researchers led by the University of California, Irvine has discovered that treatment with an extract from the roots of the Rhodiola rosea plant might be effective for helping mana...


Go loco!

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It’s Sunday Funday and what can be more fun than local soccer? The match between El Paso Locomotive and San Diego Loyal takes place at the home of El Paso Locomotives (Southwest University P...


Understanding ‘closure’

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Closure is any interaction, information, or practice that allows a person to feel that a traumatic, upsetting, or confusing life event has been resolved. The term has its origins in Gest...


Get into a jam

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As the summer wanes away, you can preserve a little bit of the taste of the season by making your very own jam to put away and break open on a cold winter’s day. Here’s a recipe for Home...


Lavender to ease headache pain

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Lavender has been used throughout ancient history for its calming properties. In addition, it was used for its healing purposes to treat migraine attacks, as well as epilepsy, insect bit...


Say OK to Okra

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One of the many late-summer harvest vegetables is okra and boy does it pack a nutritional KO! Okra is an excellent source of vitamins C and K1. Vitamin C is a water-soluble nutrient that...


The three best exercises for your hands

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The three best exercises for your hands When we think of exercise, we usually imagine cardio or weight training but today we point out why we should exercise our hands. Whether you are ...

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