Healthy Living & Prevention in El Paso


Good 2 Know El Paso

News To Know


Need to increase HPV vaccine uptake in adolescents

2 min read

More than 90 percent of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers could be prevented by widespread uptake of the HPV vaccine. Yet, vaccine use in the United States falls short of public...


Share a new Holiday song

1 min read

It seems that it’s only in the movies where Christmas Carolers show up at the exact perfect time to underscore just how magical the holidays are. Well, this year, warm up your voca...


Renew your enthusiasm this holiday season

1 min read

We are almost certain to be disappointed this holiday season. Some of us are grieving a loss, others are missing tradition and family. However, it is important not to spread that disapp...


Plan your 2021

1 min read

Now is the time to set your goals for next year. It may be just a repeat list from last year’s because the pandemic may have put the kabash on our best laid plans. But, nonetheless...


Sage for better respiratory health

2 min read

Sage belongs to the Salvia plant family and is derived from the Latin word salvere, which means "to heal." Aside from the metaphysical uses of ‘smudging,’ research shows that sage can al...


It’s a perfect time for Turkey Chili

3 min read

Put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good use with this delicious and easy recipe. This turkey chili recipe is an easy healthy yet hearty dish to serveyour next dinner! Ingredients ...


Roll the dice on this fitness gift

2 min read

If you are looking for a fun, inexpensive gift to help someone fulfill their 2021 resolutions, look no more. ‘Fitness Dice’ will always come up a winner.For fitness lovers of all levels,...


Which approaches are most effective at reducing COVID-19 spread?

1 min read

Researchers have found that physical distancing is universally effective at reducing the spread of COVID-19, while social bubbles and masks are more situation-dependent. The researchers ...


Make it look a lot like Christmas

1 min read

Getting into the holiday spirit begins with making your home look festive. Decorating for the holidays can be fun for the whole family with a little planning. Consider the strength...


Tips for coping with holiday stress and depression

1 min read

The holidays are here. Under normal circumstances they bring hustle and bustle, a crowded house,shopping worries and quite a bit of stress. This year, the scene will be different, but th...


Make Black Friday Golden

2 min read

By now we all know that our holidays are going to look a lot different this year. So then, will our shopping habits. Most big box stores are foregoing the traditional door-busting sales ...


Eat too much? Try a digestif

2 min read

With the holidays upon us surely we are bound to overindulge once or twice. While the enjoyment of a holiday feast brings pleasure, the feeling of being stuffed to the point of being put...


5 Ways to Trim the Fat from Your Thanksgiving Dinner

2 min read

Skip the heavy appetizers. Why fill up on cheese and crackers when there is a nice home-cooked meal to enjoy? Pass the rolls. This means less processed flour and less butter. Reduc...


5 ways to burn off Thanksgiving Calories

3 min read

The Calorie Control Councilfound that we eat more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat during the typical Thanksgiving meal. Here are a few ways to get back to healthy living aft...


Good sleep patterns help the heart

1 min read

Healthy sleep habits are associated with a lower risk of heart failure. Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns (morning risers, sleeping 7-8 hours a day and no frequent insomnia, snor...


Check out Hueco Tanks

1 min read

If you are feeling a little stir crazy, you can load up your household in the car and head to Hueco Tanks.For thousands of years, people have trekked to these rock hills just outside El ...


Be honest about your emotions this holiday season

2 min read

The upcoming holidays may drastically highlight our feelings of distance from those we love. It may be necessary to start mentally preparing now for a different experience this holiday s...


Preplan your Thanksgiving prayer

1 min read

Thanksgiving traditions may be compromised this year. Most of us will be participating in a smaller celebration than usual. But, it may be the perfect opportunity to spend a little m...


Give stress the ‘Five Flower’ punch

2 min read

Managing stress without the use of pharmaceuticals is not new. In fact, the original ‘Bach Flower Remedies’ is a safe and natural method of stress healing discovered in the 1920’s by Dr....


Healthy Thanksgiving Part 2: Cauliflower Au Gratin

3 min read

This recipe for Cauliflower Au Gratin by is a creamy and healthier alternative to potatoes any day of the week but Thanksgiving seems like a great day to serve them up. Yie...


Different types of squats for a better shape

3 min read

Squats benefit your glutes better than a cardio workout. But, it’s important to mix up the type of squat exercises each time you work out to get maximum results. Here are few options: ...


Time of day and weight loss

2 min read

Restricting meals to early in the day did not affect weight among overweight adults with prediabetes or diabetes, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart ...


Make it a Disney Day

1 min read

Mickey Mouse first appeared publicly in the short film ‘Steamboat Willy’ on November 18, 1928, the day fans officially recognize as Mickey Mouse’s Birthday. In anticipation of this...


Practicing gratitude brings happiness

1 min read

The benefits of practicing gratitude can lead you to a feeling of happiness and give you a deeper appreciation of your daily life. Taking time to reflect upon the things you are grat...

Browse More Pages

About Us

Living a healthier life is a goal that we all strive for but often need encouragement accomplishing. Keeping track of nutrition, exercise, inner happiness and the latest healthy living information may be a time-consuming task. Having some friendly advice at your disposal, whenever and wherever you need it, makes it easier and more fun. With just a click, is filled with tips, tricks, recipes and personal stories that will inspire you on your journey to wellness. We strive to offer you information and advice that you can immediately incorporate into your life. Think of us as your source for intel on living well! is an initiative of the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation

Subscribe to our newsletter and stay up to date with the latest blog posts!

Contact Us

Rio Grande Cancer Foundation
616 N. Virginia St., Ste D
El Paso, TX 79902

Phone: (915) 562-7660