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Handling workplace stress

Everyone experiences stress in their lives, and at times it becomes unmanageable. Work str...


Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis Dealing with red hot joints

“A young lady has difficulty moving her hands in the mornings. She has painful, swol...


All you need to know about Morning sickness

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Prevent Neural Tube Defects

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Myth Buster

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Dissociative Identity Disorder- How DID I get there?

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Ouch! Tooth Sensitivity Strikes Again

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Reports of side-effects with Cosmetics increasing

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Relatives of people with fatty liver cirrhosis also at risk

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer is a type of cancer developing in breast cells. Breast cancer usually begins...


The road to fitness through CARDIO

We, living in this modernized world are highly competitive, running a never-ending rat rac...


Getting fatter? Change your lifestyle

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Butter, Margarine or Fat Spread ?

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Depression in Teenagers; How to cope with the challenges

‘Depression’ is a hot topic amongst the social media community these days. It ...


Dental Dilemma

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Myth Buster

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‘Knowing your enemy’ in the Battle against Dengue

Dengue has raised its head more viciously than ever before, with the onset of the monsoon ...


A stroke, heart attack or acid reflux?

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Myth Buster

MYTH:  Reading in bad light can weaken your eyesight   ...


Migraines More Than “Just a Headache”

Many people suffer from migraines at a young age but most do not know how to identify them...


Cutting your sugar cravings!

Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB’s) are the biggest source of added sugar in modern di...


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Cholesterol control

“Adults above the age of 40 and patients suffering from other non-communicable disea...


An anecdote to heart diseases

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Antibiotic Resistance:

Though micro-organisms have their uses, invading and infecting our bodies are certainly &n...


Pelvic Floor Dysfunction following pregnancy

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Melioidosis: another deadly disease that increases during floods

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