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In Pain? Many Doctors Say Opioids Are Not The Answer

Those of you who have experienced pain, especially gnawing, chronic pain, know that it affects your happiness, outlook and ability to function. In the...
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Why Smoking Is Still So Widespread

Few countries have introduced genuinely strict measures to curb smoking. Just one has the full package MORE than 50 years after it became clear that...
Boomerang Seniors

Boomerang Seniors: Aging Adults Move To Be Near Mom Or Dad

Like many peers in their 70s, Lois and Richard Jones of Media, Pa., sold their home and downsized, opting for an apartment in a...

This World Autism Awareness Day Mumbai Will Turn Blue

Autism is one of the fastest-growing neuro-developmental disorders in the world, affecting the behaviours and development of children. One in 68 children have autism...
Depression

Let’s Talk About Depression

It’s World Health Day on April 7, and this year’s theme is “Depression: Let’s talk”. The day marks the anniversary of the founding of...
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Workers Who Give Care To The Homebound Often Can’t Afford To Get Their Own

For more than two decades, Celeste Thompson, 57, a home care worker in Missoula, Mont., had not had regular contact with a doctor —...
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Women With Coverage For IVF More Likely To Have Procedure Again, Give Birth

Women whose health insurance covered in-vitro fertilization (IVF) were more likely to repeat the procedure if necessary, boosting their likelihood of having a baby, compared...
World Autism Awareness Day April 2

Events Lined Up For World Autism Awareness Day

We Can, a resource centre for children with autism spectrum disorder, is organising a number of events in the run-up to World Autism Awareness...
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LVPEI Restores Eyesight To Oman Baby

A nine-month infant from Oman was able to see clearly for the first time in nine months, thanks to the efforts of doctors at...
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Most Parents Don’t Know Risks Of Diaper Use: Study

Many are unaware of the proper disposal method too Diapers for children are becoming quite common even among less affluent families but its prolonged use...
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