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Visit a local coffee shop today

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It’s Inspire Friday and today we encourage you to spill the beans – locally. Instead of heading to a mega-giant green and white coffee monster located on almost every street, seek out a ...


Best Natural Sunscreens Of 2022

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It is important to shield your skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays with sun protection factor (SPF) sunscreen. While many sunscreen products on the market are made with chemicals t...


Fig and Honey Smoothie

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Another great summer fruit is the fig. They are great for sweetening salads, baking homemade fig newtons or simply enjoying them on their own. Figs are excellent for several digestive is...


Tone your back for good posture

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This week we offer exercise that will help tone your back muscles as well as improve posture and balance: 1. Resistance band pull-apart A great exercise to kick off your back workout, th...


​ Medication, immunotherapy kicks cancer and protects kidney transplants

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Adding immunotherapy to standard anti-rejection medication could change the lives of thousands of kidney transplant patients with incurable cancer, as new research shows it can reduce this r...


National Tequila Day

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It may not need much explanation or guidance on how to celebrate it but, today is National Tequila Day. On July 24th, commemorate National Tequila Day with a little lime and salt or mix ...


​ Benefits of joining a community

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Being part of a community can have a positive effect on mental health and emotional wellbeing. Emotional health experts believe that community involvement provides a sense of belonging and s...


Find your community

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Today is a great day to look for a new group. Whether it be volunteering on the board or on the front lines of a local non-profit organization, starting a book club or joining a special inte...


Apricots for eye health

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Rich in vitamin A, beta-carotene, and other carotenoids, apricots are excellent for promoting eye health. Lutein helps to support retina and lens health, while carotenoids and vitamin E ...


Stuffed Apricots

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Apricots are plentiful this time of year. In fact, if you have an apricot tree in your yard, you may have trouble deciding what to do with so many of them. Aside from being tasty and nut...


Exercises for stronger legs

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We continue focusing on exercise targeted at improving specific areas of our bodies. Today we look at how we can strengthen our legs.Strong legs help you walk, jump, and balance. They al...


Spirituality linked with better health outcomes

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Spirituality should be incorporated into care for both serious illness and overall health, according to a study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigha...


Temperature up, motivation low

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It’s common for some people to lose their motivation during what seems like endless summer days. Whether it be work, home improvement or upkeep, exercise or something simple like cooking...


Rescue Run

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El Paso Animal Services is hosting a run with your pets. It will begin at their location and then loop back & forth on the "Mutt Mile" to run/walk as many shelter pups as possible. NO SH...


Send an encouraging email

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Let’s be real. The days of letter writing are gone. Most mail these days consists of bills and advertising. But, not that long ago receiving a handwritten letter from a loved one could m...


Cucumbers for the skin

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Professional spas know how powerful the cucumber can be at helping ease puffiness in the skin, especially under the eyes.But their benefits go beyond that, cucumbers can:ΩReduce Swelling...


Celebrate the Cucumber

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In the summer, watermelon is usually the star of the show. And while delicious and refreshing, we would like to remind you about its often-overlooked cousin, the cucumber. Summer offers ...


Arm toning exercise

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How long does it take to tone flabby arms? If you train your arms at least two times per week AND improve your nutrition, you can see significant improvement in your upper arm developmen...


Discovery of cancer trigger may offer targeted drug therapies

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Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have definitively linked the function of a specific domain of proteins important in plant-microbe biology to a can...


​ Gents & Friends Sunday, July 10 from 12-4

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If you are looking for a fun time and free beer, pop over to Glory Road Barbershop for the Gents & Friends Event that celebrates men’s health and wellness. On tap is an obstacle course compe...


Learn to laugh

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A good sense of humor can't cure all ailments, but data is mounting about the positive changes laughter can create. When you start to laugh, it doesn't just lighten your load mentally, i...


​ National SCUD Day

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Okay – here’s one that almost no one has heard about: Today is national SCUD Day. What does that mean? Well, it’s Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day, of course. Annually on July 8, ...


Cold water therapy

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Cold water therapy is the practice of using water that’s around 59°F to treat health conditions or stimulate health benefits. It’s also known as cold hydrotherapy. While the practice has...


​ Refreshing Pineapple Whip

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Pineapple, more than any other fruit, seems to evoke images of cooling off beachside on a warm day. Now, you can have a healthy taste of the beach in a glass on a hot El Paso summer’s af...

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