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Protein important for motor coordination and exercise performance

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Researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden have identified a protein that improves muscular metabolism, motor coordination and exercise performance in mice. The findings, published in...


Gents and Friends

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On October 10 Glory Road Barber Shop presents Gents&Friends a one-day Shave-a-thon, health fair and obstacle course challenge designed to promote men’s health awareness. Visit www.gentsa...


​ La Union Maze

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This Sunday Funday is a perfect day to ‘get lost.’ Celebrating its 22nd year, the La Union Maze offers a large pumpkin patch with all sizes of pumpkins, a wagon ride, live pig ra...


Shed some light on S.A.D. feelings

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD can be characterized by mood changes and in more severe cases, fatigue, depression, hopelessness, and social withdrawal. Experts agree that one of the...


Honor a breast cancer survivor

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October is breast cancer awareness month and while COVID is in the main headlines, breast cancer continues to affect thousands of women each year. This Inspire Friday, welcome the first ...


​ Hot and cold therapy for arthritis

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With cooler weather on the horizon, many people who suffer from arthritis might begin to feel the change of seasons. Experts believe that using ‘hot and cold’ therapy can be an effective, no...


Calabacitas con Elote

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A great way to welcome the fall season is by serving up this dish that showcases two harvest ingredients: Mexican squash and corn. Ingredients: 2 ½ cups fresh corn kernels 1 ta...


The ups and downs of Sit-ups

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Sit-ups are a classic exercise that strengthens, firms and tightens stomach muscles. They are great for toning the internal core muscles, but they are not a high calorie-burning exercise...


Access to cancer medicines unequal across countries

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Patients in most countries of the world do not have access to basic cancer medicines, according to new research from King's College London Global Oncology Group Professor Richard Sulliva...


​ Fiesta de las luces

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This Sunday afternoon celebrate the local culture with food trucks, mariachis, Ballet Folkloric from South Texas College in McAllen, TX, Show 'n' Shine Truck Show, vendors and family fri...


The importance of ‘feeling’ safe

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Being safe is the state of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes. Feeling safe, which is also called psychological safety, means being self-assured that you are not i...


Bless your home

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As fall approaches, you will likely be spending more more time in your home. Today we thought we would share some inspirational words to ‘bless’ your home. 1. “May your t...


Here is some ‘sage’ advice

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Burning sage is an ancient spiritual ritual. that has been well established as a Native American cultural or tribal practice, although it isn’t practiced by all groups. Here are some ...


Pomegranates pack a punch

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Now is the season for pomegranates and you will see them popping up in grocery stores and restaurant menus. They are not only delicious, but they are also super good for you. Pomegran...


Top exercises to do at home

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With air quality, high heat and rain being a concern of late, here are some easy exercises to do in the comfort of your own home. Warm up. Before you jump straight into it, make sure ...


COVID-19 slows birth rate in US, Europe

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Throughout history, pandemics have been a key driver of human population change, thanks to mortality and declining fertility rates. And, according to a new study co-authored by Seth Sand...


​ It’s ‘Wife appreciation Day’

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Most people know the phrase, ‘happy wife, happy life.’ Today is your opportunity to make good on that saying as September 19, is recognized nationally as Wife Appreciation Day. Couples may ...


COVID stress and anxiety persists

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In what seemed to be a clearing in the woods of the COVID pandemic, we are now mired in unsettling statistics and causes for concern. For many people, coping with COVID can be emotionall...


​ Welcome Fall with a wreath

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The days are getting shorter, summer is sending out its last hurrah and so autumn begins to knock on our door. Today, on Inspire Friday, we encourage you to welcome the new season with a hom...


Keeping mosquitos away

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Earlier in the summer we offered advice for avoiding mosquito bites using natural repellents such as tea tree oil. With the recent rains in El Paso, it seems mosquitos are still providin...


Late Summer Harvest Salad

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Made from late summer harvests, this fruit salad is easy, healthy and the perfect side dish for those final barbecues before the onset of fall. The balsamic reduction adds a freshness to...


​ Stretching can make you stronger

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Here are a few of the ways regular stretching helps you get stronger: 1. Stretching lengthens muscle tissue and increases flexibility, both of which allow you to perform strength building ...


Reducing sugar can prevent disease

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Consuming sugary foods and beverages is strongly linked to obesity and diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of mortality in the U.S. More than t...


Take the good with the bad

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Some days you may find yourself in a serious or sad mood. Experts say this is a normal reaction and that the key to working through it is to understand duality. All our lives are spec...

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