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​ 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...


Flowers Improve Emotional Health

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According to behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, nature provides us with a simple way to improve emotional health – flowers. The presence of flo...


Get gardening

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If you have never tried gardening, why not make this year the year you discover your green thumb? If you are an avid gardener, it is time to plan out your green goals. Research s...


Get some green time

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Our lives are linked to the soil we inhabit. 95% of our food comes from the soil, and the health of that soil directly contributes to the nutritional value of the food growing within it....


Be mindful of what you eat

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Mindfulness means focusing on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. We can also apply mindfulness when we nourish o...


Exercise helps prevent cancer

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Everyone can agree that getting exercise is good for you. It is also commonly known that it helps prevent cancer. As we kick-off Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, we share what it means...


​ Patients with rare skin cancer face 40% recurrence rate

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Patients treated for Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) face a five-year recurrence rate of 40% -- markedly higher than the recurrence rates for melanoma and other skin cancers, according to re...


Focus on positive thinking

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Even the most optimistic person hits a wall sometimes and finds it difficult to look on the bright side of life. Research shows that adopting a positive outlook is critical to our emotio...


San Elizario Historic District Tour

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Take a walk back in time this Sunday Funday. The San Elizario Historic District will present a free guided walking tour of the Nationally recognized Historic District Sunday, February 27...


Skip the straw day

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The fourth Friday in February is recognized as National Skip the Straw Day.Straws and other plastics cause harm to marine life in many ways. According to the National Park Service, Ameri...


Aloe Juice for weight loss

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Research supports the many health benefits of Aloe Juice. Some studies report that drinking one cup of unsweetened aloe juice two to three times daily can help reduce body weight with it...


Lentil Soup hits the spot

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Substituting meat with another protein source a couple of nights a week is a great way to add variety and vegetables to your diet. Today we share a great recipe for Lentil Soup which is ...


Fitness for two

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Today is Tuesday, February 22, 2022. And because it is a ‘two for Tuesday’ kind of day, it’s a good time to highlight the benefits of working out with a partner. If you are trying to get...


Pandemic upends breast cancer diagnoses

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The COVID-19 pandemic upended many aspects of daily life, particularly in the first months and year. Not least among the changes: decreased use of ordinary health care, such as routine m...


​Be an El Paso Tourist

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Football is over. The weather is wonderful. Why not fall in love with El Paso all over again? Today is Sunday Funday and we invite you to discover something new in our town. Whether it’s...


How pets can improve your health

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Studies have shown that pet owners are less likely to suffer from depression than those without pets.And they deal with stress more effectively. People with pets have lower blood pressur...


Mindful breathing

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By practicing mindful breathing, you can relieve stress, ground yourself in the present moment, and reestablish inner calm. Mindful breathing is a very basic yet powerful mindfulness med...


National Caregivers Day

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National Caregivers Day is observed on the third Friday in February — on February 18 this year. The day honors individuals who selflessly provide personal care, and both physical and emo...


Chia seeds with your breakfast

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We all grew up hearing about how breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While true, sometimes making time for breakfast can be challenging.But, by eating the right breakfast, y...


Resistance Band Workout

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If you want to be fit and find hitting the gym troublesome, a resistance band workout may fit the bill. Using resistance bands is quite simple and can easily be added to almost any worko...


​ Improved diet could add to life expectancy

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A young adult in the U.S. could add more than a decade to their life expectancy by changing their diet from a typical Western diet to an optimized diet that includes more legumes, whole grai...


​ Bengals and Rams Inspired Cocktails

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It’s Super Bowl Sunday and Sunday Funday so today we offer two cocktail recipes that according to are inspired by the two teams that will face off today. Cincinnati Bengals: Carro...


Positive relationships make you feel better

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Adults who have a circle of friends are healthier and can even live longer than those who don’t. Research has shown that people who are part of a strong social network have a lower risk ...

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