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Start a 12-week walking program today

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If you are looking for an exercise program that can help you gradually get in shape, we would like to help you with your first step. This 12-week walking schedule from the National Heart...


Study further pinpoints brain regions that may control fatigue

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Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine using MRI scans and computer modeling say they have further pinpointed areas of the human brain that regulate efforts to deal with fatigue. The fi...


Surprise someone with breakfast in bed

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Breakfast in bed always seems so glamorous in movies. Usually room service or a maid will deliver a beautifully prepared meal with a silver pot of coffee and crystal glasses of ora...


The truth and emotional maturity

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Becoming an emotionally mature person takes effort, patience and an understanding of how to process and deal with your own emotional issues. It also comes from simply accepting peopl...


Make room for joy

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“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that...


Probiotics for beginners

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Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your digestive system. We usually think of bacteria as germs that cause diseases, but your body is full of bacteria both goo...


Become a nutrition ‘stalker’

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Celery has been underrated for many years, but take note: Celery offers anti-inflammatory and many other health benefits. In addition to well-known antioxidants like vitamin C and fl...


Jump to it!

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Exercise can be pretty boring sometimes, especially of you have been doing the same routine or if you haven’t found an exercise that helps you get active, lose weight AND makes you smile...


Many animal species may be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection

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Humans are not the only species facing a potential threat from SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to a new study from the University of California, Dav...


Do one new thing today

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There is no denying that social distancing and closures can lead to a pretty boring Sunday. With all of our options limited, we encourage you to do something you have never done be...


Write a letter to your younger self

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Journal entry prompts and therapists suggest writing a letter to your younger self as a way to help get an understanding of where you have been and how you have grown.In doing so, we...


Do something nice for a teacher today

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There is a lot of attention being focused on HOW to school children during the pandemic. But, let's not overlook WHO is teaching them. Now is the perfect time to send a note, or flow...


Natural light shines with health benefits

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Getting natural sunlight on a regular basis can offer many healthy benefits. You can help your body absorb some of these benefits by simply pulling open the drapes or blinds in your livi...


Understanding Carbohydrates: Good vs. bad

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Carbohydrates are found in foods you know are good for you like vegetables and ones you know are not, like doughnuts. Carbs commonly considered bad include pastries, sodas, highly pr...


Take a Hike!

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One of the best natural wonders El Paso has to offer is our Franklin Mountains. Taking a hike in the mountains isn’t just for weekend warriors or professionals, it can be for anyone - wi...


Vitamin C could help over 50s retain muscle mass

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A recent study shows that older people who eat plenty of vitamin C -- commonly found in citrus fruits, berries and vegetables -- have the best skeletal muscle mass. This is important ...


A sobriquet by any other name...

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According to today’s word of the day is: sobriquet. /ˈsōbrəˌkā,ˈsōbrəˌket/ which means nickname. You job, this Sunday Funday, is to ask your friends and family if they ...


How dinner can lead to a bad mood

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If you find that you wake up in a bad mood for no identifiable reason at all, it may be diet related.Experts agree that what you eat in the evening will not only have an impact on how yo...


Write down your hopes and dreams

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If you find yourself hoping for a better life or a brighter future, the key to actually making it happen may be at your fingertips – and a pen.Recent studies have shown that by writing d...


Hot Chilies can burn away pain

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Capsaicin, the chemical that gives chili peppers their kick can be used in treatment for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain ...


Have a Peachy Day!

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Late summer is the time for peaches. Whether you have your own peach tree or have noticed their abundance at the grocery store, it’s a good idea to give these fuzzy little guys a closer ...


Spell Your Name workout

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Looking for something new and challenging? Try the Spell-Your-Name workout. It's simple. Do the exercises associated with each letter of your name, in order. Don't skip any, and don't st...


New 'molecular computers' find the right cells

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A laboratory breakthrough in cell targeting may improve the safety of cancer-killing CAR T cells Scientists have demonstrated a new way to precisely target cells by distinguishing the...


Make a connection today

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Today is Sunday Funday and we encourage you to reach out to someone with whom you have lost touch. The more lost, the better. Of course, social media like Facebook make it pretty easy. S...

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