What is Ebola, and How Do I Avoid It?

India has a population of more than 1.25 billion people, and more than 45,000 Indians currently live in the four Ebola-infected West African countries. These figures tell their own story. In a country as large and populous as India, it …

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What are the Government Run Hospitals in Mumbai?

With such a high population in the City of Mumbai a large number of Hospitals are required in order to keep Citizens healthy and free from illnesses and diseases. The Hospitals of Mumbai are divided into three categories which are …

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Rock Climbing as a Sport – Part 1

This is the first article in a two part series on Rock Climbing as a Sport by Mr. Ajit S. Kushe, International Rock Climbing Referee.   The Call of the Wild   Man has always been intrigued and attracted by …

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Rock Climbing as a Sport – Part 2

This is the second article in a two part series on Rock Climbing as a Sport by Mr. Ajit S. Kushe, International Rock Climbing Referee.   Bringing Home the Wilderness   Artificial Climbing Walls are a sporting innovation that has …

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Simple Office Exercises

Got a job? In your office, do you get hooked to your computer for too long? Is sitting all day a lot harder for your body? It’s great to do exercises before or after office, but what if you could …

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The History of Blood Donation

Blood is the most important component in the human body. It supplies oxygen and nutrients like glucose, amino and fatty acids to different parts of the body. Blood also removes waste like carbon dioxide, lactic acid and urea, circulates white …

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The Dangers of Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that indicates that the amount of sugar or glucose in your body is high. This condition can lead to health problems like heart disease and stroke and can cause adult blindness, kidney failure and lower-limb amputation. …

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Know About Blood Groups

Who can give Blood to Whom, Who can be a Universal Blood Donor, and Who can be a Universal Recipient During life-saving blood transfusion, it is very important that the blood unit of the appropriate blood group is provided. In other …

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How to Tell the Seriousness of a Burn

Burns can occur almost anywhere, and can be caused by various things such as kitchen accidents, electrical shocks, etc. They can be very serious and even life threatening depending upon the degree of burns and the area covered by it. …

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Know About Blood and Blood Donations

Blood is the most important component in the human body. It supplies oxygen and nutrients like glucose, amino and fatty acids to different parts of the body. Blood also removes waste like carbon dioxide, lactic acid and urea, circulates white …

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How Do You Know If You Are Healthy?

I am perfectly healthy. Why do I need a Doctor’s health check? Think of your annual health check like your body’s report card – it tells you if everything is on track, and also warns you of any tell-tale signs …

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Home Remedies During the Monsoons

The Monsoon brings great joy and relief to the city every year, but also brings with it the risk of catching several diseases and ailments. By following these helpful tips, you can take better care of yourself and your family. …

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Common Summer Ailments and How to Avoid Them

Watch out for these ailments that can get you down in the summer heat.   1. Typhoid Symptoms: • High Fever • Loss of Appetite • Headaches • Abdominal Pain How to avoid it: • Typhoid is a water borne …

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Beat the Heat, and Exercise in Summer

Summer is no excuse not to exercise, but do make sure that you stay hydrated. You will sweat more, and are likely to feel tired more easily. Here are some fun ways to make sure that you burn those calories. …

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