Myth Buster

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Understanding the importance of nutrition rich milk

Milk is a favourite refreshment, not to mention the nutritional values it carries. Milk is...


Health hazards posed by automated kitchens

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Absence of early detection test mars diagnosis

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Preserve your child’s smile!

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Ayurvedic tips for a healthy you

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Dealing with newborns who cry incessantly

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Vaccinate every child! Immunization saves lives

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How the stethoscope tells a story

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Understanding sexuality during youth

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Pros and Cons of C-Section deliveries

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Let’s return to traditional rice varieties

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Glossing over Orthopaedic Anomalies

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Growth disorders in children

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Computer Vision Syndrome ruins your vision !

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Is Social Media an Addiction or Illness ?

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World Autism Awareness Day When parents play the role of therapist

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Managing MetS to live healthy

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Is hay fever incurable ?

The term ‘Allergic rhinitis’, may not sound familiar to some of our readers. B...


Food: Friend or foe ?

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Myth Buster

MYTH: You must take multivitamins daily . ...


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Miracle behind coconut oil

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Getting up and moving on with life

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