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Birth Control Pills and Their Side Effects

Over population is one of the major problems that Pakistan faces as a nation. Having said that, it is important to educate the general public, including both men and women, about the adverse side effects of oral birth control methods. Even though condoms may be less reliable in some cases, they do not harm one’s […]

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10 Famous Health Myths

Every year, a new health fad becomes the norm for everyone to follow. Whether it’s a high protein diet, a gluten free meal, or a new workout routine guaranteed to shed those extra pounds, it is followed like crazy. Surprisingly, very few people actually bother to do any research before bringing about these absurd new […]

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Movies on Anxiety You Need to Watch

Anxiety can often times be enervating or isolating, however there are a number of movies which not only capture such an emotion, but could also be therapeutic and helpful in their own way. Below are several highly recommended movies on anxiety which one should watch Good Will Hunting via GIPHY This story follows Will Hunting, […]

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7 Reasons why Breastfeeding is Best for Your Baby

As a new mom, you may find a very positive response to the fact that you breastfeed your baby. OBgyns and pediatricians both highly recommend breastfeeding, unless there is a genuine reason for not being able to do so. Let us look at 7 reasons why breastfeeding is best for your baby. Most Nutritious     An […]

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10 Myths About Periods

Yes ladies, there’s no escaping it. All girls invariably have to go through that dreaded “time of the month”. However, it’s recently become a phenomenon which is often misunderstood as being something larger than life. Large enough that many of the “associations” about periods are nothing more than myths. Here are 10 of the most […]

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Is Organic Food Healthy?

For years people have debated over whether or not eating organic foods necessarily meant making a healthy choice. Some believe that organic translates to healthy, when this is actually not the case. This is mostly because people only have a vague understanding of what exactly organic foods are. Their actual health benefits and disadvantages have […]

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5 Ways to Ensure Hepatitis B Protection and Prevention

Hepatitis B is a liver disease and happens to be one of the most common diseases present in Pakistan. It occurs when the Hepatitis B virus enters the body, usually through the skin, thereby interfering with the liver functions. It ranges from curable liver infections in some to liver cancer in others. However, there are many […]

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7 Myths About Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is one of the most common viruses in Pakistan, affecting millions of lives daily. Inflammation of the liver occurs through the skin as a result of contaminated needles, razor blades, dental and medical equipment and un-screened blood transfusions. However, along with the facts are several fictitious beliefs regarding HCV. Here are some of […]

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Hepatitis in Pakistan

Hepatitis is typically characterized by a disease of the liver. It ranges from curable liver infections in some to liver cancer in others. Hepatitis B and C are the most common types of hepatitis, affecting millions of Pakistanis each year. Here are some of the causes and symptoms for these hepatitis in Pakistan. Hepatitis B […]

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Monsoon Related Diseases in Pakistan

The months of June, July and August mark the “summer break” for school-going children in Pakistan. Sadly, a major chunk of this well-deserved break is often spent lying in bed, recovering from some viral or bacterial disease. That is when “monsoon season” kicks in. Monsoon season in Pakistan is a blessing for many, bringing forth […]