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Social media linked to depression in young adults

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Researchers in public policy and education recently found that young adults who use more social media are significantly more likely to develop depression within six months, regardless of...


La Union Corn Maze

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A Fall season borderland tradition for the whole family to enjoy, La Union Corn Maze offers a13-acre maze, pumpkin patch, jumping pillow, cow train, and up to 20 attractions to choose fr...


Be present by noticing your surroundings

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Many a guru, life coach, inspirational speaker or counselor have talked about the importance of ‘living in the moment.’ While it is in concept, a great way to help alleviate stress and b...


Plant native plants

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Native plants are beautiful, help conserve water, require less maintenance, and are more adaptable to cold weather than plants from other parts of the world. Native plants also provide f...


Healthier vision with sweet potatoes

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Sweet potatoes are incredibly rich in beta-carotene, the antioxidant responsible for the vegetable’s bright orange color. In fact, one cup of baked orange sweet potato with skin provides...


Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Here’s a filling and vegetarian dinner that smacks of autumn goodness. (And it can easily be made to be healthier with some minor substitutions.) Ingredients 6 large, sweet potatoes, scr...


Plan family fun weekend events

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Everyone knows that there are more things to do in El Paso during the months of October and November than any other time of year. The temperatures are cooler but not cold in the mornings...


Coffee drinking is associated with increased longevity

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Drinking two to three cups of coffee a day is linked with a longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease compared with avoiding coffee, according to research published today ...


Build self-awareness

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Achieving a higher level of self-awareness is a major pathway towards reaching emotional maturity. To begin the journey of self-awareness, it is important to examine your emotions, actio...


​ Pumpkins can perk up your fall décor

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It is officially fall and now is the time for pumpkins to take center stage. Today, on Inspire Friday, we say grab a couple of pumpkins and use them au naturel or dressed up to make a warm a...


Pumpkin is great for your skin

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Pumpkin contains vitamin A, C, and E, and antioxidants, which help fight sun damage and wrinkles. It also has fruit enzymes that help naturally exfoliate dead skin cells. And it contains...


Build a healthier charcuterie board

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The big trend in party food is charcuterie. (Pronounced shaar-koo-tr-ee) Originally, it is a snack board prepared with items bought in specialty meat and cheese shops in France, but they...


Fitness Walking Technique

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Proper technique in fitness walking can make your workout more effective and enjoyable while helping to prevent injuries. Here are a few key points. • Posture Keep your head upright,...


Nearly one in 10 in the US reports having depression

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Increases in depression without commensurate increases in treatment are widespread, reports a study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and City University o...


​ El Paso Sports Card Show, Memorabilia, Toys & Collectibles

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Whether you are a die-hard card collector or just curious about memorabilia, you will have the opportunity to shop 33 tables with vendors carrying Sports Card, Graded Cards, Sports memorabil...


Raising low self-esteem

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Everyone experiences times when we lack confidence and do not feel good about ourselves. When we have healthy self-esteem, we tend to feel positive about ourselves and about life in gene...


Teal Talk Day

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September 23rd is Teal Talk Day. Each year, over 249,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer worldwide (represented by the color teal.) So, gather your friends, wear teal and help sp...


Saline nasal spray may help seasonal allergies

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Saline nasal sprays are the simplest type of nasal spray for allergies because they aren’t a medication. They contain a saline solution to help loosen mucus and debris inside the nose to...


Cheesy sweet potato nachos

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Fall football is as good an excuse to snack as any. It’s no surprise that nachos, chicken wings and beer can really pack in the calories. Here is an easy, healthy and equally satisfying ...


Time and increase recommended over counting 10,000 steps a day

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With the increasing popularity of wrist fitness devices or smart apps, most people have become concerned about reaching the legendary ‘10,000 steps a day’ goal. Many of us who fall short...


Nasal irrigation reduces COVID-related illness, death

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Twice daily flushing of the mucus-lined nasal cavity with a mild saline solution soon after testing positive for COVID-19 can significantly reduce hospitalization and death, investigator...


​ Free Family Day at Ft. Bliss Oktoberfest

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Sunday, Sept. 18 from 12-5PM is Family Fun Day at the Fort Bliss Oktoberfest. Open to all ages, there will be inflatables for kids to enjoy and food trucks galore.Traditional German beer, de...


Gratitude is the attitude - write that down

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It has been well documented that exhibiting gratitude is closely associated with a greater sense of happiness and well-being. Science tells us that counting our blessings increases our o...


Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

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Today is 16 de Septiembre and this fiesta-friendly holiday celebrates Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1810. And since El Paso is so close to Mexico, it is a gre...

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