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Coping with family stress at the holidays

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Not all family gatherings are the picture-perfect ideal that is portrayed in Hallmark movies or Christmas cards. In fact, most families are not. Experts offer this simple advice on how t...


​ Sign up for Amazon Smile this holiday season

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As we brace for another holiday shopping season, there is a simple and painless way to make your shopping benefit others in need. Amazon Smile is a program offered by Amazon that contributes...


Mint tea helps with digestion

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If the Thanksgiving Holiday found you overindulging at the dinner table, try mint tea as an after-dinner drink. Digestion support is one of the most widely known benefits of peppermint t...


Keeping a lid on calories at Thanksgiving

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For many of us counting calories, our diet doesn’t take a holiday. But that doesn’t mean that you must deny yourself of everything at Thanksgiving Dinner. Diet experts recommend trimming out...


Thanksgiving Day walk is great exercise

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If you are looking to help balance the high caloric Thanksgiving Day meal with exercise, going out for a long run tops the list of most effective choices according to fitness experts. Ru...


Copper a clue in the fight against cancer

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For cancer cells to grow and spread around the human body, they need proteins that bind copper ions. New research about how cancer-related proteins bind the metal and how they interact w...



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Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show, held at the historic Epic Railyard Event Center at 2201 E. Mills Avenue, continues today from 10:00AM-4:00PM. The annual show features something for ever...


​ Understanding SAD

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with ...


Share some warmth with Operation Noel

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While the non-profit organization has evolved over the years, its primary mission today is to provide new winter coats to more than 20,000 children in the region whose families cannot af...


See the light and adjust to the time change

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Getting more light becomes more important during autumn and winter. Going outside to get exposure to morning sunlight in the days after the time change can help regulate your internal cl...


Try this healthy green bean side dish

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Here is a delicious and healthy recipe to try instead of the high sodium green bean casserole side with your Thanksgiving dinner: Mushroom and Chile-Garlic Green Beans This simple sid...


Time change great for morning workouts

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While getting used to the time change back to standard time may require a little adjustment to our daily routine over the next few weeks, fitness experts say it is a great time to capita...


Beer hops compounds may protect against Alzheimer's disease

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Beer is one of the oldest and most popular beverages in the world, with some people loving and others hating the distinct, bitter taste of the hops used to flavor its many varieties. But...


DJ Toy Drive

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You can be a part of the first annual D.J. T.O.Y. Drive. (Delivering Joy to Our Youth). The event features local DJ’s having a jam session together for a good cause. Please bring new unw...


Seeking solitude for mental health

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Studies have shown that the ability to engage in solitude has been linked to increased happiness, better life satisfaction, and improved stress management. People who enjoy solitude also...


Honor Veterans Day

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Veterans Day on November 11th honors military veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. The federal holiday coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which marks the...


Warm up with Ginger

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Ginger has been a popular remedy since ancient times for a diverse range of ailments including motion sickness, nausea, migraines, indigestion, sore throat, and even arthritis. Its abili...


Healthy Broccoli Soup

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Broccoli is abundant in the fall and perfect for steaming, roasting, or adding to stir-fries. Broccoli can be used as a base for soup as a great way to mix up the typical side of veggies...


Exercise Your Immune System

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Here it comes, cough and cold season. While completely avoiding the flu may be impossible, regular exercise has been proven to help keep the sniffles away. And the good news is that it d...


Popular drug therapy may prove to be more useful

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Researchers at University of California San Diego have identified a new signaling process involving G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), a cellular target already exploited by hundreds o...


Hearse & Classic Car Show and Shine Event

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If you haven’t quite had your fill of Dia de los Muertos free family fun, check out the The El Paso Funeral Museum at 611 South Desert Blvd on November 6 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm For mor...


Open the door to sharing your emotions

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If a loved one is obviously nervous, upset, worried, or concerned about something, ask them to vent and share their feelings with you. Let them know that you want them to be able to let ...


​ It’s Christmas Fair time!

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The Junior League of El Paso presents the 2022 A Christmas Fair, Under the Mistletoe. The event runs from November 4-November 6 at the El Paso Convention Center. Along with hundreds of v...


​ Billiards slows aging in men

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A recent study conducted by the University of Copenhagen says that drinking beer while playing pool with friends helps older men remain active, as it’s a sign of healthy socializing and ...

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