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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...


​ Crunch out belly fat

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Throughout the month of July, we are targeting specific areas of the body that can benefit by targeted exercise. Today we take aim at reducing belly fat. Exercise experts agree that the...


The benefits of exercise in a pill?

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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine and collaborating institutions reports in the journal Nature that they have identified a molecule in the blood that...


​ Viva! El Paso

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Viva! El Paso is an outdoor musical with music, dance, and stories representing our 400 years of history and culture in the desert Southwest. The current show features several of the element...


Become independent from your inner critic

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Fourth of July weekend is as good a time as any to declare independence from your inner critic. Learning how to replace negative thoughts about yourself with more positive ones is the fi...


Read the Declaration of Independence

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Many of us have not read the Declaration of Independence since we were in grade school. Today on Inspire Friday we encourage you to get ready for the Fourth of July weekend by re-reading...


Dance/Movement Therapy for overall well-being

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Dance/movement therapy is defined by the American Dance Therapy Association as the psychotherapeutic use of movement to promote emotional, social, cognitive, and physical integration of ...


​ Red, White and Blue Fruit Pizza

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Wedges of juicy watermelon topped with nondairy coconut yogurt and berries make for a crisp, refreshing dessert and will delight guests over the holiday weekend. Ingredients ½ cup unswe...


Fourth of July fitness

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Summer is a great time to concentrate on the specific areas of your body you would like to improve. In the coming weeks we will offer workouts aimed at targeting the most common problem ...


Study may offer key to replace chemo and radiation therapy for cancer patients

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Before a patient can undergo T cell therapy designed to target cancerous tumors, the patient's entire immune system must be destroyed with chemotherapy or radiation. The toxic side effec...

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