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Find your summer book

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Make today the day you choose the book you will enjoy over the summer. Whatever you fancy, historical or contemporary fiction, fantasy, romance or even self-help and non-fiction, choose ...


Reconnecting with your spouse

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Every couple needs time to connect. It’s essential for happiness and satisfaction in a marriage. Each of these exercises, recommended by relationship therapists, have been proven to help...


​ Make a lunch date

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Today is ‘Take back lunch’ Day which encourages people to take their time and enjoy leisure lunch as opposed to gobbling down a sandwich or drive-thru burger. And, since today is Inspire Fri...


​ Ease Nerve Pain – naturally

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Nerve pain (called neuropathic pain) is one of the more difficult and uncomfortable types of pain. Whether the pain comes from diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, chemotherapy, or a host of ot...


Cherries are a treat for the whole body

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Southern New Mexico offers abundant crops of fresh cherries and we are right here in the middle of their picking season that usually begins June 1st and ends during the first half of Jul...


Go jogging in the early morning

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Running is one of the simplest forms of exercise. But the El Paso heat does complicate things. The solution, of course is to go for a run early in the morning. But how do you motivate yo...


Overcoming drug resistance in prostate cancer

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. Many patients can live long lives due to early detection and treatment with androgen deprivation therapy. Howeve...


Father's Day Cocktail

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Today is the day to raise a glass to good ole dad. Here’s a cocktail recipe that fits the occasion perfectly. The Godfather This is a simple, sophisticated and easy way to spice ...


Do you have the summertime blues?

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Warm-weather mood changes are often referred to as the “summertime blues.” It’s not an official diagnosis because symptoms aren’t severe enough to be categorized as depression, and exper...


Make today a museum day

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If gas prices have put the great American road trip on hold, plan to visit one of our many local museums. Whether it’s the El Paso Museum of Art, History or Archeology – there is somepla...


Try these foods for occasional insomnia

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Occasional insomnia can interrupt your normal sleep pattern and throw almost everything off for you the next day – and night. Experts say that eating these foods might help you get over your...


It’s cantaloupe time!

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Cantaloupes are a summer favorite – especially here in Texas. And it’s a good thing - the fiber, potassium, and vitamin C present in cantaloupe are vital nutrients for your heart health....


Ideas for a summer of family fitness

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As your kids (or grandkids) have some time off for the summer, it’s a great opportunity to set some fitness goals for you and for them.While it might be enough of a workout for you getti...


​ Experts weigh-in on the effects of ultra-processed foods

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Dietary guidelines form the basis for nutrition advice and regulations around the world. While there is strong scientific consensus around most existing guidelines, one question has recently...


​ National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

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Baking up some goodness on June 12th each year, National Peanut Butter Cookie Day, celebrates the only cookie holiday in June. The day allows cookie lovers and peanut butter lovers to step a...


Responses to distressing events on the news

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In the wake of recent events, it is important to understand the common responses to international, national, or regional tragedies. Here are a few common reactions according to experts: ...


Host a game night

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Rediscovering get-togethers with our friends is one of the joys of living beyond the pandemic when we were isolated and shut down. It may be time to resurrect an old tradition- the game nigh...


​ Stop mosquito bite itching with an onion

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Surprisingly, onions can bring relief to your mosquito bites. The onion’s juices, which leak out from the freshly cut bulb, can reduce the bite’s sting and irritation. Onions also have a...


Cereal is not just for breakfast

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If the thought of spending time in the kitchen during a long, hot afternoon does not appeal to you, you are not alone. Instead of picking up your phone and firing up a food delivery app,...


Indoor walking burns calories

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It may be getting too hot in El Paso to take long walks. but that should not deter you. Start walking indoors. (But if you do walk outdoors, early morning or late evenings are best) Fitn...


​ 3 grams of omega-3 daily may lower blood pressure

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While there is some evidence that consuming omega-3 fatty acids in food or dietary supplements may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, the optimal amount to consume for this benefit is u...


Billy the Kid Festival

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Wild West buffs will want to mosey on over to the historic town of San Elizario for the 14th annual Billy The Kid Festival. The Nationally recognized Historic District celebrates the not...


Grounding exercises for emotional health

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Grounding exercises are things you can do to bring yourself into contact with the here and now. They can be quick strategies (like taking three deep “belly breaths”) or longer, more form...


Learn to swim

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If you have never learned to swim or would like to teach your children how, the City of El Paso offer all levels and ages of swim lessons and aquatic fitness classes. Using a logical pro...

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