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Protecting your emotional health over the holidays

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Holidays are a time to get together with your family and celebrate. Many people consider the holidays their favorite time of year. But for people who have complicated relationships with ...


National ‘Take A Hike Day’

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National Take a Hike Day on November 17th encourages us to get out there and hit the trails. With over 60,000 miles of trails in the National Trail System across the 50 states, there is ...


Eating yams may boost your brain.

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In one 12-week study, people who took a yam extract supplement scored higher on a brain function test than those in the placebo group. Yams contain a unique compound called diosgenin, wh...


​ What are the healthiest Thanksgiving foods?

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Nobody likes a party pooper – especially when it comes to indulging in a huge Thanksgiving feast. But you can still maintain your diet goals while partaking in what is the most ‘food-celebra...


Move your workout with time change

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It can be demoralizing to find that the pleasant afternoon strolls you’ve been accustomed to is now a gloomy trudge through the dark. Shifting your walk, run or bike ride to the morning ...


Bowel cancer: Aspirin activates protective genes.

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Colorectal cancer (bowel cancer) is the third most common form of cancer worldwide, with around 1.9 million newly diagnosed cases and 900,000 deaths every year. Therefore, preventive sub...


El Paso Rhinos vs Texas Brahmas

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Come cheer on our El Paso Rhinos as they face off against the Texas Brahmas, November 12, 2023, 4:30 PM, El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905: https://www.elp...


Therapy for men

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According to a recent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) survey, the number of men who seek treatment for mental health concerns is significantly lower th...


United States Marine Corps Birthday

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On November 10th, The United States Marine Corps Birthday commemorates the establishment of the Continental Marines. The United States Marine Corps, a branch of the United States Arm...


Yoga for men

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Not only does the practice boast incredible stress-relieving qualities, but it can also help you lose weight, gain strength and muscle, improve work productivity and even enhance your se...


Skip the chips for Game Day snacks.

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Watching a game requires something salty and crunchy to go with your beer but keep in mind just 1 oz. of kettle cooked potato chips (approximately 15 chips) have 150 calories and 9 grams...


Workout ideas for men who hate exercise.

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Not all men are created equal. In fact, there are those who hit the gym nearly every day or wake up and head outside for a brisk walk, run or hike. But not all men. With almost all studi...


Mediterranean diet the best prevention against prostate cancer

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Men who consume colorful fruits and vegetables on a regular basis are less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to new research by University of South Australia scienti...


Helping someone with memory loss to manage their emotions.

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Some people with dementia may not seem troubled by their memory loss, while others may find it frustrating and upsetting. The person may lose self-confidence and be embarrassed by their ...


A Christmas Fair

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Come celebrate The Junior League of El Paso Inc.’s “A Christmas Fair” as we celebrate 50 years of Fair and welcome all “Home for the Holidays!” Join us as we officially launch the Holida...


Complementary therapies for memory loss

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According to experts, here are some things you can do to improve your cognitive function, naturally. 1. Eat less sugar Your health is just as much determined by the foods you don’t eat ...


These foods can help power up your brain

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Eating a healthy diet is important for general well-being, but it might be even more beneficial in the prevention and delay of the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Diet isn’t the only...


​ Exercising in mid-life reduces risk of dementia.

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Several studies have looked at middle-aged people and the effects of physical exercise on their thinking and memory in later life. Combining the results of 11 studies shows that regular exer...


​ Women on heart healthy diet in mid-life less likely to report cognitive decline.

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Women with diets during middle age designed to lower blood pressure were about 17 percent less likely to report memory loss and other signs of cognitive decline decades later, a ...


New initiative asks El Paso men to ‘be a Bro!

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The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation (RGCF) is kicking off their initiative for the month of November that is focused on an often-overlooked issue in the borderland: Men’s Health and Cancer ...


Helping your child work through Halloween fear

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For some children, spooky costumes and decorations can be overstimulating. To help, start preparing for Halloween early. Using titrated exposure — or exposing someone slowly and carefull...


Carve with care

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A well-turned-out jack-o'-lantern can light up a doorway or windowsill and beckon to roving trick-or-treaters. But pumpkin carving is not child's play. To get that sinister grin requires...


National Sandwich Day

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Whether you stack it high or thin, National Sandwich Day on November 3rd recognizes one of America's favorite lunch items. The sandwich is believed to be the namesake of John Montagu, 4t...


Curb your Halloween candy treats

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If you tend to dig a little too deep into your kid’s Halloween candy hoard, here are some tips to keep temptation at bay: • Consume enough protein and fiber. Protein and fiber help ...

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