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Guided imagery for pain management

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Guided imagery or visualization involves mental scenes and situations that you consciously create in order to focus your thoughts on pleasant things and not focus on stress. In doing so,...

 

A sweet but healthier treat for tricksters

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With Halloween being the monster of all candy consuming celebrations, this may be a good year to try something new since we all know this year will be different anyway. Consider na...

 

Hand deliver Halloween treats

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There will be no trick-or-treating this year in El Paso so it may be time to start a new tradition. Make a list of the children in your family that would normally go trick-or-treat...

 

Exercise Guidelines by Age

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Keeping up with father time is a fact of life that we all must accept. As we reach certain ages it is important to stay active. Meet these minimum recommendations for physical activity t...

 

New staging system for prostate cancer

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Doctors and biostatisticians at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have led the development and validation of a staging system to better predict outcomes and inform treatment...

 

Give someone in your home a ‘do anything’ day

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Sometimes it’s not easy coming up with something to do – especially nowadays. Today, we say put the burden on someone else – like your spouse. Declare today a ‘let’s eat anything, ...

 

Pandemic stress is real, here’s what you can do

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Staying calm during the pandemic isn’t easy, but it’s possible. “Having some fear and anxiety over coronavirus is perfectly normal. But if anxiety begins to impede your ability to c...

 

Reboot Today

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The year 2020 is proving to be a challenge on many fronts. There has been a constant stream of changes that have forced us to adapt to a future where uncertainty is all we can see. Now m...

 

Say 'Neti' to fall allergies

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Autumn brings windy, high pollen-count days which can wreak havoc with your allergies. Using a Neti pot to rinse your nasal passages with saltwater is a great way to wash out pollen and...

 

Red Bell Peppers high in Vitamin C

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If you would like to naturally increase your Vitamin C intake but are trying to avoid the sugar in fruit, red bell peppers are an excellent alternative source. Try stir-frying and...

 

Exercise boosts immunity

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While the benefits of moderate physical exercise may be seen in your waistline, other benefits can occur in your immune system. The immune system is a complex network of cells and prote...

 

Electromagnetic fields treat diabetes

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Researchers may have discovered a safe new way to manage blood sugar non-invasively. Exposing diabetic mice to a combination of static electric and magnetic fields for a few hours per da...

 

Picnic it is!

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What makes a picnic so much fun? If we think about it, it’s food that we pack up at home, lug around a campground or park and then sit and the ground and eat right? Oh, but it really is ...

 

Fight the good fight

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Conflict is inevitable in all relationships. No matter how perfectly matched two friends or partners are, there will always be something that sparks an argument. Learning how to keep...

 

Give a little bit

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When we hear the word philanthropy we think of millionaires donating a wing to a hospital and the like. But, today on Inspire Friday we remind you that charity begins at home. There ...

 

Coconut Oil’s healthy benefits

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Coconut oil is high in certain saturated fats. These fats have different effects in the body compared with most other dietary fats. The fatty acids in coconut oil can encourage your body...

 

Mashed Cauliflower

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As the temperatures drop we all look to warm comfort food to warm our spirits. Traditionally, mashed potatoes have been just the thing. People who are trying to move away from a high...

 

5-minute workout

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If you were already going to gym to get exercise but have found it more difficult these days, we have found a five-minute workout that has been touted to replace 1 hour at the gym. ...

 

Older adults using cannabis to treat common health conditions

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With growing interest in its potential health benefits and new legislation favoring legalization in more states, cannabis use is becoming more common among older adults. University of...

 

Learn a new dance

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If you have ever been at a party and see people rush to the dance floor because they want to show off their ‘Electric Slide’ or worse yet, the ‘Macarena.’ Or, perhaps you have always wan...

 

Why a hug can lift our spirits

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When we touch, cuddle, hug, or hold hands our bodies release the “feel good” hormones. These hormones include oxytocin, dopamine, and serotonin. Once the hormones are released int...

 

Uninspired? We can fix that!

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Normally we offer ideas to inspire you on Fridays but today, we focus on the hopelessly uninspired. If you are feeling stuck and generally sluggish both physically and creatively, ...

 

Natural Testosterone Boosters

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There are only a few natural testosterone boosters are supported by scientific studies. The herb with the most research behind it is called ashwagandha. One study tested the ef...

 

Pomegranates burst with divine benefits

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Pomegranates have been celebrated since the days of ancient Greece and Rome. Once offered to the Goddess Demeter to gain favor and ask for a fruitful season, today we offer you the many ...

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