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Devices to soothe young children may backfire

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Frequent use of devices like smartphones and tablets to calm upset children ages 3-5 was associated with increased emotional dysregulation in kids, particularly in boys, according to a M...


Sesame Street Live

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Everyone’s invited on an amazing journey with Elmo to discover the “power of yet” in Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic. In partnership with the non-profit educational organization Sesa...


Coping with loss during the holidays

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Holidays, as well as birthdays, anniversaries, and other special days, can be stressful for many people.The following suggestions have been found useful in coping with holiday times when...


Have a crafty Christmas!

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Making homemade crafts at Christmastime is a fun activity for adults and kids alike. Not only will it give your home an ‘Etsy vibe,’ it will create memories and objects for future holida...


Enjoy Winter with These Vital Vitamins

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Here is a list of vitamins that can be beneficial to your health this winter. But as always, ask your doctor before adding a new vitamin to your regime. Vitamin D: It’s called the sun...


Magic Flour-less Cookies

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These cookies are seriously magical. They are super easy to make and without any flour, you can feel good about eating way more than just one. (And they are KETO friendly!) Expert advice...


Exercise and the flu

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The recommendations about when to return to exercise after respiratory infections, such as the flu, colds, or bronchitis, are vague. One major reason is that each person's response to il...


​ Twin study links exercise to beneficial epigenetic changes

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Consistent exercise can change not just waistlines but the very molecules in the human body that influence how genes behave, a new study of twins indicates. The study found that the more phy...


Candlelight x Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

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Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in El Paso. Embark on an amazing journey through the in...


​ Take control of holiday stress

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Don't let the holidays become something you dread because of the emotions they evoke. Here are some ways to prevent the stress and depression that can descend during the holidays: •Learn to ...


Go to an Art Museum Day

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Today is Go to an Art Museum Day. On December 9, more than 30,000 museums around the world participate, and each year even has a different theme. So today, go to a museum and discover so...


Pine oil for inflammation

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During the holiday season we smell pine almost everywhere we go. But pine oil has been used for many years for its anti-inflammatory effects. Pine oil can offer two things: Ease symptoms...


Keep healthy eating habits up during holidays

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During the holidays it is important to maintain healthy eating habits, experts say. Don't let the holidays become a free-for-all buffet. Overindulgence only adds to your stress and guilt...


Raking leaves racks up calories burned

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It’s a great time of year to go outside, clean up the yard and get some exercise. Exercise experts say raking leaves can provide an effective workout. The number of calories burned raki...


Why older people are more susceptible to the flu

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Though the COVID-19 pandemic provided a brief respite, influenza virus is back in circulation and, as usual, poses a special danger to people over the age of 65. But why are older people...


Go Ice Skating at Winter Fest

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For many El Pasoans, ice skating is not a Christmas season tradition but now you can make it one at Winter Fest in Downtown El Paso. Visit: (https:/...


Adjusting your holiday tradition expectations

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The holidays don't have to be exactly as they were. As families change and grow, traditions and rituals often change as well. Choose a few to hold on to and be open to creating new ones....


Go ‘local’ this holiday season

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The Shopping Small Movement encourages Americans to support small businesses over large, big box stores. This holiday season, consider spending your hard-earned money with a business own...


Eucalyptus for cold symptoms

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Eucalyptus is widely used as a natural cold remedy and is a common ingredient in cold and cough products. Research has shown that it can decrease mucus and expand the bronchi and bronchi...


Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

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This recipe will become a family favorite and you won’t have to feel guilty because these cookies offer less calories and sugars than more traditional holiday cookies. Ingredients 14...


​ Deck the halls and burn calories

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You may not think decorating your house for Christmas is a particularly strenuous task, but boy does it burn those calories! Climbing into the attic and carrying heavy boxes full of lights a...


Less gym time, same results: 'lowering' weights as effective

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Good news for those who struggle to fit a gym workout into their day: you may be able to cut your weights routine in half and still see the same results. New research from Edith Cowan...


​ The Holiday Market Series at Sunland Park Mall

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This Holiday season shop small and support your local businesses. Join local vendors at The Holiday Market Series every Saturday and Sunday from November 19th through December 18th at Sunlan...


Coping with family stress at the holidays

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Not all family gatherings are the picture-perfect ideal that is portrayed in Hallmark movies or Christmas cards. In fact, most families are not. Experts offer this simple advice on how t...

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