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​ Your dog can help you with stress relief, concentration

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Spending quality time with dogs reduces stress and increases the power of brain waves associated with relaxation and concentration, according to a study published on March 13, 2024, in t...


Herbs for Happiness: These plants can boost your mood

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Managing stress, maintaining a sense of calm and clarity and looking after our physical wellbeing are all factors we can control. Along with some simple daily practices, we can look to p...


​ National Garden Meditation Day

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National Garden Meditation Day, annually on May 3rd, encourages everyone to take time for yourself and relax. Working in the garden, tending to the plants and flowers, or resting quietly on ...


Say ‘si’ to Cilantro’s healthy benefits

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Cilantro is a popular herb that gives a fresh boost of flavor, without the addition of sea salt or other seasonings. This versatile herb is used in everything from guacamole and salsa to...


Cauliflower is blooming now – here’s a great recipe

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Cauliflower is coming into season in El Paso and local farmers and even backyard growers are reaping the benefits of this versatile and nutritious vegetable. Whether you grow your own or...


​ Top workout trends for people who don’t workout

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Whether you are young and eager or approaching middle age and beyond, starting an exercise routine has been proven time and time again to add longevity to your health. But, if working out i...


Rice bran nanoparticles show promise as targeted anti-cancer agent

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Plant-derived nanoparticles have demonstrated significant anticancer effects. Researchers recently developed rice bran-derived nanoparticles (rbNPs) that efficiently suppressed cell prol...


El Paso Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl Fiesta!

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Get ready to revel in the Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl Fiesta on May 5th! Gather your crew and prepare for a night of festive delights as you will hop from one vibrant venue to another, embra...


Taco Tuesday with the El Paso Chihuahuas

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On April 30 the Chihuahuas will face the Sugar Land Space Cowboys. It is also Taco Tuesday so bring your appetite! The game will take place at Southwest University Park at 6:35 PM. Tick...


​ Surprising emotional health benefits of watching sports

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For many people watching sports is fun, whether it involves shouting at the TV, cursing the bad calls, or cheering on your favorite team with your nearest and dearest. But beyond the overall...


National Pretzel Day

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National Pretzel Day on April 26th recognizes one of America's favorite snacks. A bag of nice crunchy, salty pretzels or a big, warm, soft, cinnamon pretzel is the question of the day. ...


Peanuts for Weight Loss

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Peanuts are a great snack that can help you lose weight so don’t just think about them at the ball game. Foods with a lot of protein can help you feel full with fewer calories. And among...


A ‘healthier’ hot dog?

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Yes, you can make a healthier version of hot dogs by using quality ingredients and making some modifications to traditional recipes. Here are some tips for making a healthier hot dog: • ...


'Work me out’ to the ball game

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It’s that time of the year again. Opening Day has come and gone, and a brand-new season of MLB Baseball is here. The 162-game season is by far the longest of the four main sports in Amer...


​ How watching sports can boost well-being

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For many individuals, sports have long served as a source of enjoyment and relaxation. Watching sports, particularly at large gatherings, goes beyond entertainment. It fosters a sense of com...


​ Big El Paso Fair 2024

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Starting April 12th until April 28th, 2024, Ascarate Park will be hosting the Big El Paso Fair. There will be Amusement Rides, amazing food, and great entertainment. Tickets and info: https:...


​ The Physical Benefits of Intimacy

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Physical touch has been shown to have a direct impact on our nervous system, helping to reduce stress and promote feelings of relaxation. When we engage in physical touch, such as hugging or...


Reach out and touch base with someone you miss

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If you’ve been missing your friend and thinking about reaching out, you may worry about whether it’ll be just like old times or uncomfortable and awkward. You may also wonder whether y...


Healing touch: Reflexology

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Reflexology is a type of therapy that uses gentle pressure on specific points along your feet (and possibly on your hands or ears as well) to help you feel better. The theory is that thi...


​ Add a touch of spice to your meal to ramp up flavor, health benefits

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There are many spices that have some incredible health properties. Adding or increasing the number of spices in your meals and drinks is a tasty and easy way to support a healthy lifestyle. ...


Touch the sky workout

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Touch The Sky is the workout you reach for when you feel like getting past all limits and reaching with every move. This is a total body strength workout that will also activate your car...


Study highlights the benefit of touch on mental and physical health

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Through a large-scale analysis, researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have uncovered the ways in which consensual touch can benefit a person's physical and mental wel...


​ El Paso Comic Con

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El Paso Comic Con is a community-based pop culture experience for all that reflects today’s fandom and the unique nature of El Paso, Texas and the American Southwest. At El Paso Comic Co...


​ Do you suffer from ‘money stress?’

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Tax day has millions of Americans focused on their money. In many cases, it may be causing ongoing stress. Financial anxiety can be extremely personal, so it's important to recognize the...

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