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Try Acupuncture to quit smoking

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If you are struggling to uphold your new year’s resolution to quit smoking and have tried almost everything, it may be the time to try acupuncture. Acupuncture relies on stimulating sp...

 

Squash your dinner plans

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Whether it’s acorn or butternut, take your pick because both are winter superfoods. Either variety of winter squash is abundant beginning in early fall and lasts all through winter. Wint...

 

Stretching is a great workout

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Most people consider stretching as a pre-workout or post-workout activity but stretching has a long list of benefits that should be considered if you’re looking to improve your health. S...

 

Healthy eating patterns linked with lower risk of premature death

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A variety of healthy eating patterns are linked to reduced risk of premature death, according to a new study. They found that participants who scored high on adherence to at least one of...

 

Days of Remembrance

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Elegant Penguin Enterprises presents the 32nd Annual Winter Days of Remembrance Bridal Quince & Sweet 16 Expo at the El Paso Convention Center, today from 11am-5pm. This expo is the larg...

 

Start The New Year with A Positive Attitude

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A new year is a perfect time to adopt a new attitude. Here are some simple ways to help kick off the year on a positive note and how to keep it up for the next 12 months. 1. Start each...

 

Make it the year to volunteer

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January always brings renewed commitment to improve our lives. Why not make it the month to plan to help improve other people’s lives as well by signing up to volunteer. There are hundre...

 

Power up your brain

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The foods you eat can affect cognitive functions like concentration and memory. To boost concentration, avoid processed foods, too much sugar, and very greasy or fatty foods. Instead try...

 

Choosing a diet that's right for you

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Doctors and nutritionists often warn not to fall for gimmicks when choosing a new diet. Yet, when it comes to weight loss, there are plenty of options. Magazines, books and websites prom...

 

​ Making exercise a priority

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When you approach exercise as something that is optional, you give yourself permission to skip it. Instead, try thinking of it as your job, experts say. No matter what your occupation is, wh...

 

Good hydration linked to healthy aging

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Adults who stay well-hydrated appear to be healthier, develop fewer chronic conditions, such as heart and lung disease, and live longer than those who may not get sufficient fluids, acco...

 

​ Plan your fun in ‘23

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A week has passed since the welcoming of the new year and today is a perfect day to seriously think about fun. A lot of times we get caught up in our routines and forget to plan for fun. Tod...

 

Free Series of Classes for Emotional Health

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The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation kicks off the year with a new classroom series, “Becoming Stress-Free in 2023.” Claudia Ornelas from Family Service of El Paso will offer the first clas...

 

Starting a new hobby 2023

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A new year provides the perfect opportunity to explore a new interest and pick up a new hobby. Aside from learning something new and honing a skill, it can be a lot of fun. More importan...

 

​ Ginseng tea boosts immune system, antioxidants

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Ginseng tea is a good option if you want to obtain potential health benefits without caffeine. Ginseng tea can be prepared hot or iced, but it is most popular served hot. Some choos...

 

Boosting your metabolism with food

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Our metabolisms are the engines that help us process food, burn calories and fat. And, just like an engine, the right fuel is the way to get our bodies to peak performance. Contrary to ...

 

Exercise Excuses – and how to get over them

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Many times, we talk ourselves out of things that we know may be good for us. Exercise is right at the top of that list. Here are common excuses for not exercising and how to get over the...

 

Experimental cancer therapy shows success

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A new therapy that makes the immune system kill bone marrow cancer cells was successful in as many as 73 percent of patients in two clinical trials, according to researchers from The Tis...

 

Enjoy the Plaza

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This will be your last chance to enjoy the Winterfest at San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso. If the holidays whizzed by without you taking a stroll through the hundreds of thousands o...

 

Set Your Emotional Intentions

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This new year consider setting intentions as well as resolutions. An intention can offer you a fresh outlook on how you view long-term, positive changes, which can impact your mental hea...

 

National Resolution Planning Day

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December 30 is officially National Resolution Planning Day.It provides the perfect opportunity for getting a head start on setting goals for next year. But first, the bad news:Did you kn...

 

​ Broth or soup for the common cold

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If you are feeling under the weather, these age-old remedies will nourish your body, and feed your soul. Broth is rich in nutrients and antioxidants, and it helps prevent dehydration. It’s a...

 

Start a nutrition plan now

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As we finish off the last of the Christmas meal leftovers, it is actually a great time to start thinking about how you may want to improve your nutritional habits come January. Dietician...

 

How to set new fitness goals

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To create your own health and fitness goals, identify what you want to achieve, or an area you want to improve on, and then focus on the active steps you need to take to achieve that goa...

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