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New Year’s Meditation

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Here’s a mindful way to start the new year: By recalling the highs and lows of 2021 and focusing your attention and emotions, you can bring a sense of closure as well and embrace anew be...


Start the new year with these groceries

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All nutritionists agree that the best place to start a diet is at the grocery store. What you buy determines what meals you will prepare, what snacks you will reach for and how many calo...


Tips To Reach Your New Year’s Fitness Goals

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You have the new training shoes, the matching warm-ups and a fancy new water bottle. Now the only thing left is to actually use them. Here are a few tips to get you going in 2022. Sou...


​ Improving drug options for colorectal cancer patients

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Patients with colorectal cancer were among the first to receive targeted therapies. These drugs aim to block the cancer-causing proteins that trigger out-of-control cell growth while sparing...


See the light

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It’s the day after Christmas and some of the excitement has worn off. It’s a perfect night to jump in the car and take your family for a drive. Check out a new neighborhood and enjoy eve...


Missing loved ones during the holidays

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It is natural to miss loved ones during the holidays. For some, missing a deceased parent or spouse becomes particularly difficult at Christmas time. How you choose to cope with the feel...


​ Sing a Christmas Song

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It has been proven that music can lift your spirits. This Christmas Eve, gather the people in your household and listen to Christmas Music together. Encourage everyone to join in on the sing...


​ Get Good Sleep During the Holidays

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The holidays are a busy and festive time. It’s easy to fall out of our normal routines and stay awake longer. While it is important any time of year, getting quality sleep during the holiday...


Nutritious Egg Nog?

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These days, you can find a store-bought egg nog to satisfy your taste and dietary preferences. From ones made with grass-fed dairy to ones that are vegan and nut-free, these options can ...


Play with your kids this Christmas

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When we were children many of us would open our Christmas gifts and run outside to start riding that new bike or give the new baseball bat a swing. This Christmas you can get a workout a...


Overweight children developing heart complications

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The percentage of obese children and teens jumped from 19% pre-pandemic to 22%, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the rate at which body mass ...


​ Staying sober this holiday season

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If you are in recovery and are not drinking due to an alcohol use disorder, being around alcohol at all, particularly in the early days, can be next to impossible. Instead of risking a reaso...


The Last-Minute Christmas Market

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Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market presents the last-Minute Christmas Market, Sunday December 19 from 11am-3pm at 7830 North Mesa. Over 100 local small businesses are ready to help you...


CBD oil

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Cannabidiol is a popular natural remedy used for many common ailments. Better known as CBD, it is one of more than 100 chemical compounds called cannabinoids however, unlike THC, CBD is ...


​ Lowering calories in tamales

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Christmas time in El Paso places us right in the middle of ‘tamale season.’ And while mentioning the calorie count in tamales may seem like a real ‘Grinchy’ move, it is important to know the...


​ Give the gift of fitness

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If you are looking for an inexpensive gift idea that will encourage physical activity throughout the new year, consider the Vinsguir Ab Roller Wheel. The roller is ‘ab-solutely’...


“Too many tamales”

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If you are looking to share a beautiful story that really hits home, pick up the book Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto and illustrated by Ed Martinez. It is the story of a diamond ring thou...


​ Binge drinking increases among older men

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Binge drinking has increased in recent years among older U.S. men but not among older women, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The study inc...


​ Christmas Market Winter Wonderland

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Happening on December 12th in downtown El Paso at 5pm, you can visit with the First Avenue Artisan Market Vendors for unique and handmade gift ideas. There will be live music, free hot choco...


​ Holiday stress? Remember what really matters

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With long lines and nasty traffic, the holidays can get hectic. When overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle, ask yourself: Where does this fit in the grand scheme of things? If you’re ...


Operation Noel

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This Inspire Friday we encourage you to share the gift of warmth. For more than 70 years, Operation Noel has looked out for some of El Paso, Las Cruces and Borderland area’s neediest chi...


Eucalyptus for cold and flu season

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Eucalyptus is widely used as a natural cold remedy and is a common ingredient in cold and cough products. Research has shown that it can decrease mucus and expand the bronchi and bronchi...


Poached pears for the holiday dessert table

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Here's an elegant yet simple alternative to the loads of cakes and cookies at the holiday table. These pears that are oven-poached in Riesling wine that offers floral accents and hints o...


​ Be the holiday ‘belle of the ball!’

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When it's too cold to be outside, get bouncy inside and strengthen your core musclesat the same time. Using exercise balls can be a great workout, according to Fabio Comana, an exercise ...

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