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Best Foods for Healthy Skin

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A diet rich in healthy fats and vitamins can support skin health. Many fruits and vegetables, including red grapes and tomatoes, contain compounds that can benefit your skin. Her...


Tips for Exercising Outdoors

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Spring offers more daylight before and after work which means more time to get outside and exercise. While a run in the sun can be a pleasant alternative to a gym treadmill, it’s importa...


​Higher vitamin A intake linked to lower skin cancer risk​

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People whose diets included high levels of vitamin A had a 17 percent reduction in risk for getting the second-most-common type of skin cancer, as compared to those who ate modest amount...


​ 2023 La Viña Spring Festival

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New Mexico's oldest winery, La Vina Winery, is hosting its annual Spring Wine Festival weekend to include great music and great wine. Over 20 wines will be available for tasting and purchase...


Get moving for emotional health

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Dance/Movement Therapy is the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further one’s cognitive, social, physical, and spiritual growth. The dance/movement therapist aims to facilitate health...


​ Get growing this National Arbor Day

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Each year in April, National Arbor Day encourages us to celebrate and plant trees. The observance takes place each year on the last Friday in April. Trees are more than signals of the changi...


Wind chimes for relaxation

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Bearing the El Paso winds may prove to be stressful but, in a ‘lemonade out of lemons’ moment, we turn to the wind chime for relaxation. For many people, wind chimes have long been thoug...


Go, Glow, Grow, and Whoa foods for kids

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As children grow, they will naturally gain more independence (and opinions) about the foods they eat. Empowering your children to have healthy eating habits by teaching them which foods ...


How much physical activity do children need?

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As summer approaches, keeping children physically active may become a challenge. While today’s children are used to gaming and other web-based diversions, getting the physical exercise t...


​ Sedentary time may significantly enlarge adolescents' heart

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Recent World Health Organization reports and guidelines note that more than 80% of adolescents across the globe have insufficient physical activity per day. Physical inactivity has been asso...


El Paso Comic Con

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One of the largest such events in the American Southwest, El Paso Comic Con draws tens of hundreds of fantasy, sci-fi, comics, games, film, and anime fans. The three-day convention runs ...


Understand the impact of your emotions

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Emotions make our lives exciting, unique, and vibrant. Our feelings can tell us that we embrace life fully, and that we’re not repressing our natural reactions. Yet sometimes emotions ca...


National ‘Clean out your medicine cabinet' day

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National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day occurs annually on the third Friday in April. The day aims to raise awareness and effectively rid homes of unused or expired prescription and...


​ Fight seasonal allergies with Vitamin C

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There’s some evidence that vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, may help with some allergies. Vitamin C acts as a natural antihistamine and antioxidant. Studies have shown it may dec...


Easy and nutritious outdoor snacks

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Spring is here and we will spend more time outdoors. But whether you decide to hike the Franklin Mountains, hit a bike trail or just hang out in your yard, make sure you have the best sn...


Plan a family game day

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The warm spring weather makes it the perfect time to enjoy outdoor games, especially after a cookout or picnic. Favorite yard games like cornhole, ring toss, and bocce ball are always fu...


Treatment shows promise against high-risk prostate cancers

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A new drug, a monoclonal antibody known as Enoblituzumab, is safe in men with aggressive prostate cancer and may induce clinical activity against cancer throughout the body, according to...


Big El Paso Fair 2023

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Starting March 31st until April 16th, 2023, Ascarate Park will be hosting the Big El Paso Fair 2023. Join the fun with rides, amazing food, and great entertainment. Discounts on Mega Pas...


Lift weights to lift your spirits

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As with most exercises, the mental health benefits are just as important as the physical. Here are some ways weight training can improve your mental health. • Decreases anxiety Anxiety ...


National Gardening Day

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National Gardening Day on April 14th encourages gardeners and would-be gardeners to pick up a shovel, plant some seeds, and kick off a beautiful year of homegrown bounty. Whether you wan...


Five natural ways to maintain muscle mass as you age

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Aside from regular weight training exercise, you can help maintain muscle mass as you age with vitamin supplements and diet choices. Here are a few: • Eat protein. The body breaks down p...


Spinach Quesadillas

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Eating leafy greens can do wonders for muscle strength, according to new research from Edith Cowan University. The study, which published in the Journal of Nutrition on March 24, found t...


Weight training at 50

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Both men and women start losing muscle mass as they age. Most people see their muscle mass diminish around 3% to 5% per decade after turning 30. Unfortunately, as your muscle mass dimini...


Magnesium keeps dementia at bay

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More magnesium in our daily diet leads to better brain health as we age, according to scientists from the Neuroimaging and Brain Lab at The Australian National University (ANU). The rese...

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