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DIY SPF? Homemade Sunscreen

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There are plenty of homemade sunscreen recipes on the internet, but few of them will actually protect your skin from cancer-causing UVB and UVA rays. Healthline.com offers this Homemade ...

 

Pasta Primavera: your go-to springtime dinner

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When it comes to enjoying a variety of vegetables and pasta there are no hard and fast rules. In fact, if you are looking for an easy way to use up what you have in your vegetable drawer...

 

Get a rope!

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Do you remember the salsa commercial that had cowboys saying, ‘get a rope,’ after they learned their cook served them salsa from New York City? Well, salsa aside, jumping rope can be a f...

 

Caffeine craving may be in the blood

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Whether you hanker for a hard hit of caffeine or favor the frothiness of a milky cappuccino, your regular coffee order could be telling you more about your cardio health than you think. ...

 

​ Appreciate our murals

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El Paso has seen many impressive murals go up all over the city. While many are concentrated in older areas like downtown, five points and the segundo barrio, there are larger-than-life pain...

 

Taking your space

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During the pandemic many of the social rules that we have known went right out the window. As we slowly readjust to the world, our instinct may be to surround ourselves with (hopefully v...

 

​ Make Mother’s Day Cards

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There is no better way to show your mother appreciation than a home-made card. Enclosing an old photo or a piece of artwork from your childhood can be especially touching. The idea is to spe...

 

Treat mosquito bites with these common items

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Mosquito bites are the hallmark of warmer weather. Creams and ointments can help, but you can also beat the itch with things that are probably already lying around your house. Oatmeal...

 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the Low-cal way!

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It’s a day to celebrate Mexican culture so we thought we would give you a way to step up your usual nachos with this Chicken Mole Tostadas recipe. Ingredients 1 cup reduced-sodium ...

 

El Paso reopens aquatic centers

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Many fitness experts espouse the incredible benefits of swimming as an aerobic workout because it causes less stress to your knees and other joints. If you are lucky enough to have your ...

 

​ Experimental drug shows promise against Alzheimer's disease

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Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have designed an experimental drug that reversed key symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice. The drug works by reinvigorating a cellul...

 

​ Sunday at the El Paso Rose Garden is blooming good fun

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Today is Sunday Funday and it is the perfect time to go to the EL Paso Municipal Rose Garden. With over 1500 roses in 432 different varieties in bloom your senses will delight all of your se...

 

Rediscover your soul

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Amid all of the demands of everyday life it is easy to misplace or forget things along the way. Today we say make it your goal to find a way to rediscover yourself. One way to get back t...

 

Mind your manners

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Having good manners, even when no one is around, says a lot about how you see yourself and eventually how others will see you. Most people know how to put on a good show of manners when ...

 

​ Cabbage for arthritis pain

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Cabbage leaf has been used for centuries for swelling, ulcers, sprains, and strains. In one Swiss hospital, patients with rheumatoid arthritis have their swollen joints wrapped at night in c...

 

It’s peak asparagus season

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Although available year-round, this is the ideal time to look for asparagus in the market.They are in season from February to June, with April being the peak. Fresh asparagus will be bri...

 

​ Can washing your car lead to washboard abs?

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A lot of people simply just can’t get a fitness routine started. In the past we have talked about ways you can get physical without going to the gym or changing your whole routine. A simple ...

 

​ Previously infected COVID-19 survivors may only need one vaccine dose

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Those recovered from COVID-19 had a robust antibody response after the first mRNA vaccine dose, but little immune benefit after the second dose, according to new research. The findings sugge...

 

Explore the canyon – again!

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The city of El Paso's Parks and Recreation Department has reopened McKelligon Canyon to vehicles making a Sunday Funday drive and outing just the ticket! Know more: https://visitelpaso.c...

 

How to center yourself

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Feeling centered can help work your way through many negative emotions, such as grief, anger, trauma, depression, and sadness. A regular practice of centering can also allow you to have ...

 

Comfort decorating: Make Your Home A Sanctuary

2 min read

The places we spend the most time in have a huge impact on our mindset. That's why since the coronavirus pandemic began, lots of people have been remaking their homes to become more cozy...

 

​ Treat headaches with magnesium

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Magnesium is a mineral that is responsible for a large number of crucial bodily functions. These include nerve transmission and blood sugar control. Magnesium has also shown potential as a h...

 

Have a scoop of ice cream without the sprinkles of guilt

1 min read

Almost everyone loves ice cream. And everyone also knows it isn’t exactly health food. But choosing slow-churned ice cream can be a better option than traditional ice cream. Slow-chu...

 

What your body is telling you

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Your body craves movement. It wants to get strong and get moving every single day. Aches and pains are your body's way of begging you to satisfy those cravings . And it doesn't have to be a ...

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