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​ 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...


Start an Air ‘Bee and Bee’

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The world´s bees are endangered - which means that we humans are endangered too. The fact is that a third of our food depends on bees. Bees fertilize our plants by carrying pollen from f...


​ Honey provides fuel for the body

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A tablespoon of honey has 17 grams of carbohydrates—that's about the amount you'd find in a slice of bread. Because they are simple carbs, it provides a prime fuel source for athletes whose ...


The perfect smoothie

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Whether you are heading to the gym, starting your Peloton session or simply getting ready for a walk, this smoothie has it all: protein, good carbs and deliciousness. Ingredients ½...


Fuel for fitness

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So, you are pumped up to start exercising and ready to run out the front door or drive to the gym. But, just like making sure your car has enough gas to get you there, fueling your body ...


Brain differences in children who binge eat

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Brain scans of children ages 9-10 with a type of eating disorder that causes uncontrollable overeating showed differences in gray matter density compared to their unaffected peers, accor...


​ Start a gratitude journal

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Experts agree that giving thanks is good for your mental health. You can take a simple step to living a more grateful life by starting a gratitude journal. Here are some tips:Start off by li...


Equinox Mystic Market

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Welcome the spring equinox at the Evening Mystical Market March 20, 2022, 4-8 pm at Keystone Heritage Park / El Paso Botanical Garden, 4200 Doniphan Dr, El Paso, TX, 79922. The outdoor e...


Grow the perfect tomato

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Even if you are not known for your green thumb, growing your own tomatoes can give you a sense of accomplishment and pride. Perfectly suited for El Paso’s warm spring weather, now is the...


Oatmeal Mask for your skin

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Springtime may bring the need to relieve skin problems such as eczema, sunburn and poison ivy. Many people swear by oatmeal as a way of relieving itchy, irritated skin. This homemade oat...


​ Asparagus in spring

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Asparagus sprouts in early spring and is one of the first signs of the new season. It’s a great green staple, and it’s affordable and abundant in the springtime. Embrace all things asparagus...


Benefits of afternoon exercise

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Daylight Savings Time allows us to stretch our afternoon and may give us the perfect time to exercise. Here are three benefits of exercising in the afternoon. (As opposed to other times ...


Dementia patients struggle to cope with change

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People with dementia struggle to adapt to changes in their environment because of damage to areas of the brain known as 'multiple demand networks', highly evolved areas of the brain that...


Almost Pi Day

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Geeks, nerds and math whizzes celebrate National Pi Day on 3/14. Since today is Sunday 3/13, we say it is a great day to enjoy a piece of pie. Whether you make your own, order one for de...


Reset Your Mindset

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A mindset is a collection of beliefs we each have about ourselves and the world around us. When things aren’t going well, we tend to think more negatively about everything. Sometimes, it...


​ ‘Tis the season for Spring Cleaning

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Many chores need to be done seasonally, especially in preparation for warmer weather. So incorporate them into your spring-cleaning routine to get them out of the way early. For instance, ta...


​ Hay fever? Have a cup of tea

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Chamomile tea is known to relieve inflammation in your airways. Not only is chamomile an antioxidant with an antihistamine effect, it’s also a source of flavonoids, which help strengthen you...


Foods that naturally detox your system

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In the spirit of ‘spring cleaning,’ consider adding these foods that are rich in vitamins and antioxidants to assist your body’s natural ability to cleanse and detoxify itself. • Aspara...


​ Refreshing your workout routine

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You may be committed to a regular workout, but if you’ve been following the same patterns for too long, it’s likely the benefits you’re receiving from all of your efforts have significan...


​ How the body fights back against cancer

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New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Quadram Institute reveals how our immune system can be triggered to attack cancer cells.The research, published today in the Journal...


National Procrastination Day

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March 6 kicks off National Procrastination Week. For those who want to enjoy this holiday by procrastinating, take the day off. Put off that piece of work until later. Take the time to r...

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