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Cycling helps patients with ‘accelerated aging’ disease

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Cycling for 35 minutes three times a week for 12 weeks led to a 32 per cent increase in overall fitness in people with MD A study led by McMaster University researchers has found that...


Easter Sunday Postgame Egg Hunt Scramble

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Break out the baskets and come celebrate Easter Sunday with the Chihuahuas at Southwest University Park for a postgame Easter Egg Hunt for kids 12 and under! Gates open at 11:00AM. Pr...


Emotional Benefits of Holidays

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During times of uncertainty and danger, people often use rituals to reduce their stress and exert control over their environment. From reciting blessings to raising a glass to make a toa...


​ Improve your flexibility and mobility on your lunch break

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Join OLLI for a FREE Daily Stretch. Take a 15-minute break from 12:15-12:30PM on weekdays (Monday thru Friday) when we will guide you through some gentle sitting exercises/stretches followed...


Meditation for memory

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If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State University found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. The research, publis...


​ Black Bean and pineapple ‘fajitas’

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If you are running out of ideas for ‘Taco Tuesday’ here’s a super easy, super tasty recipe for your next taco fiesta. Ingredients 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed 1 tbsp. fine...


Gardening counts as exercise

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Garden activities such as raking, weeding and trimming, engage multiple muscle groups at once and improve your overall fitness level. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Pre...


High blood fats more harmful than first thought

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Increased levels of blood fats in people with type 2 diabetes and obesity are more harmful than previously thought, a new study has found.In patients with metabolic diseases, elevated fa...


Enjoy a Scenic Sunday​​

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Enjoy your view from the top this Sunday Funday! Scenic Sundays closes Scenic Drive to vehicular traffic to allow runners, joggers, walkers, and cyclists an opportunity to really t...


Feeling Nostalgic

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We are often told the secret to happiness is to live in the moment. However, research shows that feeling nostalgic for our past has its benefits as well. According to Linda Rising, a...


National Zoo Lovers Day

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Each year on April 8th, National Zoo Lovers Day encourages us to explore our local zoos. Each year millions of people visit zoos and learn about the many animals that live there. Also kn...


Citrus for Sinus

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Vitamin C has been touted to offer many health benefits. While it remains to be proven that vitamin C prevents the common cold (it may help shorten the duration of a cold) but there may ...


Mushrooms on the grill

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With its longer afternoons and warmer weather Spring also marks the beginning of grill season. This year, why not add some vegetable options to your grilling routine. Almost any vegetabl...


Burn calories while spring cleaning your home

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Taking care of chores around the house may not feel as much like high-intensity exercise but, if you spend enough time cleaning or doing multiple chores at once, those burning calories c...


Nasal spray treats Delta variant, indicating broad spectrum results

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Researchers have shown a new compound delivered in a nasal spray is highly effective in preventing and treating COVID-19 caused by the Delta variant in mice. The researchers, includin...


​ Easter Bunny for Special needs children

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Feel the spirit of Easter at Sunland Park Mall’s Sensitive Bunny event on April 3. Sunland Park Mall’s Sensitive Bunny will provide children with special needs and their families with a sens...


Adopt a sunny outlook

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Optimism is a mental mindset of hope and confidence for a positive future. Optimists are those who expect good things to happen, where pessimists instead predict unfavorable outcomes. Op...


​ Absolute best April Fool’s Joke

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Historians cannot seem to pin-point exactly how the tradition of April Fool’s Day began. Some have proposed that the modern custom originated in France, officially with the Edict of Roussill...


Hot bath for dry nose

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Allergy season is in full swing and one of the unpleasant side effects may be a dry nose. It is a common problem this time of year and may affect people taking antihistamines or frequent...


​ Eat your electrolytes!

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Drinking the right amount of water is the best way to keep your body hydrated. But we can’t forget about replenishing lost electrolytes. Electrolytes are salts and minerals, like sodium, pot...


​ Go ahead, work up a sweat

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Sweating during exercise usually means you are reaching a level of exercise that promotes cardiovascular health.Some evidence suggests sweatier people are getting a more intense workout, and...


​ Exposure to chemicals may increase children's cancer risk

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In a first-of-its-kind study, research from the University of Vermont Cancer Center has linked phthalates, commonly called the "everywhere chemical," to higher incidence of specific childhoo...


World Theatre Day

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Today we honor one of humanity’s oldest art forms, theater. World Theater Day celebrates the importance of theater arts as it continues to move, entertain, teach and change us. T...


​ Write down your anger

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A common recommendation for people who are angry at someone is to ask them to write the person they are angry with a letter but do not send it. While that might seem like a waste of time, sc...

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