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Celebrate with a bang!

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Fourth of July celebrating will return to Ascarate Park this year.The El Paso County Parks & Recreation invites the community to enjoy the Fourth of July Fireworks at Ascarate Park on Su...


Care for your pets this 4th of July

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Most Saturdays we explore Emotional Health issues. Today, we encourage you to consider your pet’s emotional health by helping them cope with the startling effects that fireworks have on them...


Take a trip

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COVID concerns aside, it is summer and time to plan a trip. Where? Absolutely anywhere you can afford the money and time to visit will do. While many of us may not be ready to jump on a ...


Calm your dog naturally

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It is not uncommon for a dog to experience situational anxiety around the Fourth of July. Situational anxiety is when your dog is afraid of something specific. Common triggers of situati...


Easy Tuna Cakes

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If you are looking for a quick, healthy summer dinner, you can pop open a couple of cans of tuna and elevate them to make these Easy Tuna Cakes with Greens & Lemon Dressing Ingredient...


Create A Family Fitness Plan

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It’s summer and now is the time to start a family fitness plan. Experts agree that the best way to achieve fitness goals for the whole family is to make them together, commit to them tog...


​ Our brains may not be ready for the Information Age

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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified specific areas and cells in the brain that become active when an individual is faced with the choice to l...


Free Rhino Hockey Game Today

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The Rhinos will host the first Black and Orange All-Star game of the summer on June 27! Admission is free for EVERYONE, and seating is first come, first served! The doors will open at 4:...


Understanding emotional triggers

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An emotional trigger is any experience, memory or event that ignites an intense emotional reaction. Sometimes these triggers will seemingly come out of nowhere. Understanding your emotio...


Crack a book

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Every summer there are a handful of books that rocket right up the best seller list. Today we encourage you to pick up a new book and discover a whole new world. Here are some suggestion...


​ Tea Tree oil can repel mosquitos

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Tea tree oil, or melaleuca oil, is a popular essential oil that is widely available at stores and pharmacies. This oil is known for its antiseptic, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory prope...


Homemade Frozen Yogurt

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You can easily make frozen yogurt without an ice cream maker. All you need is either a food processor or a heavy-duty kitchen blender.Simply blend all the ingredients until you reach a s...


Work off that ice cream cone!

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It’s summertime and almost impossible to avoid enjoying an ice cream treat now and then. If you are worried about ruining your exercise or diet routine, fear not. Here are some activitie...


What fuels the 'natural killers' of the immune system

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Despite a name straight from a Tarantino movie, natural killer (NK) cells are your allies when it comes to fighting infections and cancer. If T cells are like a team of specialist doctor...


​ Take Dad to the Ball Game

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It’s Father’s Day and there is no more fitting event to celebrate him than an evening at the Ball Park. Today, the El Paso Chihuahuas face off against Sugar Land at 6:05 PM. Tickets: https:/...


​ Pride is for everybody

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It’s June and rainbow flags abound. While it may be ‘Pride Month,’ being proud is not a feeling solely set aside for the LGBT Community. Feeling a sense of pride in who you are is an essenti...


​ Begin every day brand new

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Embracing every day as an opportunity to begin anew is a surefire way to stay optimistic. By cleaning the slate day by day, we encourage ourselves to live in the moment and avoid dwellin...


​ Licorice Root for hot flashes

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Not only is it hot outside, if you are a woman of a certain age, it may be hot inside as well. Hot flashes are caused by fluctuating hormones that are typical for women going through menopau...


​ Simple Strawberry Summer Salad

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All the ingredients in this easy strawberry spinach salad are chosen to pack a maximum nutritional punch. You’ll need: Mix of spinach & other greens. Spinach salads are great but try addin...


​ Hot weather workout tips

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It’s summer in El Paso which means hot, dry temperatures and long afternoons. Even if your workout routine only consists of an evening walk, it is important to make sure you protect yourself...


​Controlling insulin production with a smartwatch

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Researchers have developed a gene switch that can be operated with the green LED light emitted by commercial smartwatches. This revolutionary approach could be used to treat diabetes in ...


Water Park time!

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Last year’s closures made summer hopes of going to a water park dry up. That’s not the case anymore. Aside from Wet-N-Wild Water World located at I-10 and Anthony Exit 0, we have the new...


‘Summertime Blues’ is really a thing

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When it comes to imagining summertime, our visions seem to revolve around outdoor fun, fresh fruits, picnics and swimming pools. Well, not for everyone. For some people, the stress of su...


Time to volunteer

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As our world is slowly but surely getting back to normal, many organizations have felt both a financial and physical crunch of limited resources over the past year. In some cases, gettin...

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