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Cutting your sugar cravings! ...

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Cholesterol control ...

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Melioidosis: another deadly disease that increases duri ...

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Is Your Blood Pressure Under Control ? ...

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Chronic pain tied to faster memory decline in old age ...

Older people who suffer from persistent pain may experience a faster deterioration of memo...


Leptospirosis - Silent killer in the background of hea ...

Sri Lanka faced one of the biggest natural disasters ever in its history with the recent f...


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The word, ‘life’ is tightly bonded with the word ‘water’. The firs...


To juice or not to juice? ...

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Margosa A miracle medicine to cure cancer ...

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Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental ...

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Neck Pain ...

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The latest skin care magic: Honey bee venom ...

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Fibroids: Benign tumours that develop in the uterus ...

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Keeping Your Hands Clean ...

People these days are too busy to remember to wash their hands, believing there will be no...


The barriers to obtaining ...

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Myth Buster ...

MYTH: Sitting too close to the TV will damage your vision.   ...


Cervical cancer A simple screening test might save yo ...

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Walking linked to improved brain function ...

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MYTH: Popping a pimple will get rid of it faster    ...


Emerging Infections in Sri Lanka ...

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