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​ Billiards slows aging in men

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A recent study conducted by the University of Copenhagen says that drinking beer while playing pool with friends helps older men remain active, as it’s a sign of healthy socializing and ...


​ What men over 50 can do to avoid weight gain

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As men get older it becomes increasingly difficult to maintain a healthy weight. Experts agree that diet is the number one way to avoid health complications during middle age. Here are a...


Goals of Fitness and Exercises for Men Over 40

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The goals for most exercises and fitness routines aimed at men over 40 are largely like those aimed at younger demographics.Specifically, most of these exercises seek to do one (or more)...


New initiative asks El Paso men to ‘be a bro!’

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The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation is launching a new initiative for the month of November that is focused on an often-overlooked cause in the borderland: Men’s Health and Cancer Awareness...


Franklin Mountains State Park Halloween Fest

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Enjoy outdoor Halloween fun, learn about creepy crawlies, and make your own coffin pie at the Franklin State Park Halloween Fest. There will be a kickoff at 10:00 am with a decor...


Adjusting to time changes

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This year, Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends on Sunday, Nov. 6, when we return to Mountain Time. This changeover can be more than a simple inconvenience. Disruptions in our normal sleep sc...


​ Plan a real treat for those in need

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If you or your kids are over the Halloween holiday and do not feel like participating this year, your costumes and decorations can go to good use to children who may be less fortunate. ...


Burn candles and melt away stress

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With fall now in full swing, the cooler temperatures call for creating a cozy nest at home. Using candles can not only help create that homey, warm atmosphere but the aromatherapy can he...


Spooky Spider deviled eggs

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Looking for a fun way to dress up an old appetizer recipe for Halloween? Try these Spider deviled eggs: Ingredients 6 hard-boiled eggs, halved 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dijon m...


Trick or treating counts as exercise

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If you need a motivation to take an evening walk, we have three words for you: Trick or Treat! There is simply no masking the fact that walking is great exercise but how effective is tri...


More sleep, less disease and vice versa

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Getting less than five hours of sleep in mid-to-late life could be linked to an increased risk of developing at least two chronic diseases, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. T...


Operation Pumpkin

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Do you love seeing uniquely awesome Jack-o'-lanterns? Then you won’t want to miss the 21st Annual Operation Pumpkin at the Coronado Country Club from 4:30 PM-7:00 PM on Sunday, October 2...


Acknowledge Your Irritability

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When someone asks why you’re so grumpy, it’s tempting to snap at them and say, “I’m not grumpy!” You might even blame everyone else for being too sensitive, too loud, or too annoying. ...


​ International Nacho Day

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Every year on October 21st, people around the world celebrate International Nacho Day and the flavorful, delectable nacho. The day also encourages others to try nachos for the first time eve...


Health Benefits of Giving

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Charitable giving can boost both mental and physical health. Research shows that those who volunteer live longer and have happier lives. Charitable giving delivers a host of bene...


Kale Chips

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Kale is readily available in the fall, so you’ll find many different varieties available in autumn. If you’re not a fan of the curly types, which take forever to cook, opt for heirloom v...


Exercises for Joint Pain Relief

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The cooler fall temperatures may bring more complications for those who suffer from joint pain. But experts say that staying active in the colder months has been shown to lessen joint pa...


​ Family is less stressed when they eat together

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Chronic, constant stress can increase lifetime risk of heart disease and stroke, but a new survey from the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, rev...


How to Stop Worrying

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There are things (and people) in life that we have absolutely no control over. It is a hard truth for some to accept. This denial can lead to becoming a control freak or an excessive wor...


Halloween Artisan Market

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The 1st Avenue Artisan Market is hosting a fun filled Halloween market with local area artists, vendors, food trucks, and more! Items for sale include paintings, woodwork, fiber arts, je...


Get a taste of El Paso!

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The El Paso Wine & Food Festival brings together the stars of El Paso's culinary scene with acclaimed local chefs and fine wines on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Loc...


Take in some sun

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This is the best time of year to get some sun in El Paso. With the milder temperatures and brighter mornings (after we switch to standard mountain time) there is plenty of opportunity to...


Roasted Vegetable & Black Bean Tacos

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Today we combine the hearty goodness of roasted root vegetables with an easy to incorporate taco recipe. Not only are they perfect for Taco Tuesday (or any other day of the week) but the...


Step up exercise now to avoid ‘holiday weight gain’

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Over the next few weeks, we can expect: Halloween candy, pumpkin spice lattes, specialty cocktails and food galore. The fall and holiday seasons bring delicious treats – but the trick i...

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616 N. Virginia St., Ste D
El Paso, TX 79902

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