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​ Add a touch of spice to your meal to ramp up flavor, health benefits

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There are many spices that have some incredible health properties. Adding or increasing the number of spices in your meals and drinks is a tasty and easy way to support a healthy lifestyle. ...


Touch the sky workout

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Touch The Sky is the workout you reach for when you feel like getting past all limits and reaching with every move. This is a total body strength workout that will also activate your car...


Study highlights the benefit of touch on mental and physical health

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Through a large-scale analysis, researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have uncovered the ways in which consensual touch can benefit a person's physical and mental wel...


​ Do you suffer from ‘money stress?’

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Tax day has millions of Americans focused on their money. In many cases, it may be causing ongoing stress. Financial anxiety can be extremely personal, so it's important to recognize the...


​ El Paso Comic Con

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El Paso Comic Con is a community-based pop culture experience for all that reflects today’s fandom and the unique nature of El Paso, Texas and the American Southwest. At El Paso Comic Co...


Fly a kite on National Big Wind Day

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Observed each year in the United States on April 12th, National Big Wind Day commemorates the recording of the highest natural wind gust measured on the Earth’s surface. On the afternoo...


Grow your own lavender

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Lavender is one of the lower maintenance herbs to grow. That’s because it grows best from neglect. As long as it's in a sunny location, planted in rich soil, and placed in a well-drained...


One-Pot Tomato Basil Pasta

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This one-pot pasta with tangy tomato-basil sauce is a simple, fast and easy weeknight dinner. All your ingredients go into one pot, and with a bit of stirring and about 25 minutes of coo...


​ Antioxidant supplement improves cognition and memory

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Certain compounds in foods, known as antioxidants, are capable of neutralizing oxygen-free radicals. Consuming antioxidant-rich foods is known to reduce cell damage and slow down age...


​ Exercises to Put a Little Spring in Your Step

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Whether you are an exercise pro or just looking to add a little more activity to your life this spring, here are two exercises recommended by trainers. Lying Hip Rotations Your hips provide ...


Fox Plaza Outdoor Market

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Come out & enjoy the BIGGEST and BEST outdoor market in the Great Southwest Texas, and New Mexico. The GREAT FOX PLAZA MERCADO offers a giant variety of items ranging from clothi...


​ Breaking the Pickle Mindset

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The world is a constantly changing place, and with it, our emotions and thoughts can become overwhelming and cloud our judgment. We often fall into a “pickle mindset,” feeling trapped and u...


​ Learn how to make a ‘quick pickle’

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Quick Pickles, sometimes called “fresh pickles” are easy to make. The basic method is to pack your fresh produce & any other spices into sterilized canning jars, pour a vinegar-based picklin...


​ Decrease muscle cramps with pickle juice!

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When you return home after a long run or a bike ride, you might have a glass of water and take a shower. However, you may want to add a few sips of pickle juice to your post-workout routine....


Health benefits of pickles

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With pickleball growing as a popular sport among middle-aged people, it might be time to look at what pickles – the food- can do for our bodies. More than a garnish on your hamburger or ...


Pickleball anyone?

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Pickleball is a fun, low-impact game that keeps people healthy and active. Here are the top five health benefits of playing pickleball. 1. Improves balance, hand-eye coordination and fl...


Promising drug combination for multiple myeloma treatment

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RCSI research has found that Venetoclax, a medication currently approved for leukemia, has benefits for patients with multiple myeloma when used in combination with another drug. This di...


​ Play Easter ‘Family Feud’ Game

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Stir up some fun and maybe some old family rivalries with this instant downloadable Family Feud Game designed to keep families laughing and learning something new about each other. Download ...


Spring as a time for emotional renewal

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Spring is a commonly seen as a time for renewal, growth, and expansion. It is a great time to dream up new possibilities, and to use our creative gifts to reach new levels of achievement...


​ National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

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National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day honors all small business owners each year on March 29th. Small businesses are a vital part of the United States economy, and the critical role they ...


​ Licorice root tea for allergy relief

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Sweet, delicious, stomach soothing, mood lifting and great for allergies too – licorice roots are all that and much more. Studies suggest that glycyrrhizic acid, an important active ingredie...


​ Serve ‘Spring Chicken’ for Easter Dinner

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With grocery stores tempting shoppers with convenient, pre-roasted rotisserie chickens, it seems like no one is roasting whole chickens at home anymore. But you can wow your Easter guests wi...


Jumping exercises? Hop to it!

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Experts say exercises that are based on jumping are a great way to help you stay fit, active and in good shape. Jumping is regarded as a type of anaerobic exercise because it involves qu...


Time-restricted eating linked to higher risk of cardiovascular death

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An analysis of over 20,000 U.S. adults found that people who limited their eating across less than 8 hours per day, a time-restricted eating plan, were more likely to die from cardiovasc...

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