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Sleep is essential ...

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia ...

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The dark side of fairness creams ...

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Myth Buster ...

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Health risks of Bisphenol A ...

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Tell-tale signs of Parkinson’s Disease ...

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ...

Dr. P. Kirupakaran, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Kalutara Hospital and the Presid...


Health Tips ...

Is there a natural way to stop a migraine? Try this natural remedy for migraine: submerge...


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What your nails say about your health ...

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Helping your child develop self-confidence ...

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Dealing with Thalassaemia ...

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The Sri Lankan Diet Dos and the Don’ts ...

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Clean eating tips, dos and don’ts ...

Limit the intake of cereal products made of refined grains.    ...


Bullies and their victims ...

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Myth Buster ...

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Pranayama ...

In Yoga, air is the primary source of Prana or life force. Pranayama maximizes the benefit...


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wheezing and obesity in kids ...

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