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Is Heat Stress taking a toll on you? Here is how to keep cool…

Held after a gap of three years due to COVID-19, Danda Mahotsav held in Panihati, North 24 Pargana, West Bengal in June 2022 saw crowds of over 10 lakh devotees. The festival also known as Chira Dadhi Utsav, is a 500 year old festival of Vaishnav faith associated with 15th century saint Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and […]

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  • June 23, 2022
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7 Diabetes Myths you shouldn’t believe

Diabetes is a household name these days. Almost all families have at least a member with diabetes in it. Changing diets and sedentary lifestyles have led to an explosion of diabetes in the country. There are 74 million diabetes patients in India, second to only China. The incidence of diabetes is increasing in both urban […]

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  • June 1, 2022
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Tips to Build Stamina and Conquer your Fitness Goals

It is one thing to be accurate in your line and length and another to bowl at 150 km per hour. For South African pacer Dale Steyn, both came easy. Called one of the best and the “most complete” fast bowlers of his generation, Steyn dominated the number one spot in ICC Test rankings for […]

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  • June 1, 2022
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Are you fatigued weeks after COVID? You may have Long COVID

Are you fatigued weeks after COVID? You may have Long COVID In the last two years of the pandemic, more than 517 million were infected with COVID-19. Most of them recovered from the infection but some continued to face health issues even after months of testing negative. These symptoms are part of post-acute sequelae of […]

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  • May 12, 2022
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Want to Quit Tobacco but are struggling?

More than a quarter (27%) of all cancers in India are due to tobacco use. Yet, 29% of adults in India use tobacco making it the second leading consumer of tobacco in the world.

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  • May 3, 2022
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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Studies conclusively show that while both sitting for long durations and smoking are harmful, smoking is a great deal, much worse.

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  • April 29, 2022
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Power to the Patient

After two years of the COVID pandemic, we do not need to reiterate how important it is to take care of one’s health.

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  • April 20, 2022
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New Variant of Covid-19

On 6 April 2022, India reported the first case of XE COVID-19 variant when a 50-year-old South African lady was found to be positive in Mumbai.

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  • January 10, 2022
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