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Family Health

This section consists family health articles and how to stay fit by adopting a healthy lifestyle.

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New vaccines in town

Vaccines are an effective means to keep preventable diseases at bay. Measures are being undertaken to develop vaccines that transcend geographical and economical boundaries to ensure a uniform immunization program. …

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Growth chart of a healthy baby

Even though each child develops differently, the variations in certain development denominators may often be a cause for concern. The best way to steer clear of any possible trouble is …

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Lactose Intolerant Baby: Causes & Treatment

Lactose intolerance is the inability of babies to digest lactose present in milk. Newborn babies might have lactose intolerance because the small intestine is not yet equipped to produce lactase, …

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Sudden fever is always a bad sign…

#1 Auto-immune diseases “Auto” in Greek means self. These diseases are the result of inflammatory reactions which occur as a result of the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues. …

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Don’t Ignore Your Overweight Kid

Very often, Indian parents tend to look the other way when it comes to the increasing weights of their children. It’s an indication of how well fed he is, or, …

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6 Reasons why your child might be showing signs of lethargy

At times, parents might notice their child (who’s always full of energy) showing signs of lethargy. Many just write it off as a phase, but as a parent, you should …

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Obesity is an epidemic: Who’s to blame?

Talks of obesity being an epidemic is doing the rounds of various news circles, and while it may seem the topic is being blown out of proportion, it is a …

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Do you have the Pink eye?

Conjunctivitis or the Pink eye, one of the most common conditions of the eye may be caused by allergy, infection or chemical irritants. Although easily treatable, proper diagnosis and treatment …

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Prevent Obesity – Before it Strikes You

Whether currently at a healthy weight, overweight, or at risk of becoming obese, everyone can take steps to prevent weight gain from unhealthy habits and health problems. Preventing obesity or …

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Eye protection and Sunglasses – All you need to know

The SPF factor in sunglasses In today’s materialistic world, we seem to think that everything is worn just for the sake of vanity, and sunglasses are no exception to this. …

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Skin Care: Do’s & Don’ts

“Some skin-types are so sensitive, that a small negligence can lead to irritation and allergies. Due to this reason people who have sensitive skin need to be extra careful with …

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8 Ways to Prevent Cancer

Though there are no proven ways of preventing cancer, it is possible to reduce your risks of getting it. This is because most risk factors of cancer include bad lifestyle …

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Why A Good Night’s Sleep Must Be Your Priority

Do you feel tired and worn out during the day? Or irritable lately? Perhaps it is time you have a look at your sleeping habits. How well you feel during …

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Fever: Is it a symptom or a disease?

A healthy person’s body temperature fluctuates between 97°F (36.1°C) and 100°F (37.8°C), with the average being 98.6°F (37°C). An elevation in body temperature above 100°F (37.8°C) is termed as fever. …

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Dealing with Depression: Everything you need to know

What is depression? Feeling sad or depressed at times is a normal reaction to loss or life’s struggles. However, when intense sadness envelops a person, involving feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness …

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Menopause & The Changes It Brings With It

Menopause is a normal condition that every woman experiences as she ages, generally after the age of 40. It describes all changes that a woman experiences either just before or …

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Menopause: Don’t Let This Milestone Beat Your Enthusiasm For Life

When Shalini Thakur (now 52) recalled how when she reached her menopause about five years ago, she suffered from insomnia, anxiety, irritability, hot flushes and fatigue. Known for her vitality …

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How To Get An Eye Examination Done

A comprehensive eye examination means doing a series of tests to check your vision and overall eye health. Since most eye diseases are asymptomatic therefore one should have periodic eye …

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8 Ways to strengthen your eye muscles

Ciliary muscles control the eye movements and vision. Stronger eye muscles mean healthier eyes. Just like you workout in the gym to build body muscles and stay healthy, there are …

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How to Prevent Dengue Fever in 6 Ways

Dengue fever, also known as ‘break-bone fever’, is caused by the bite of an infected female aedes aegypti mosquito. It can be painful and fatal. Therefore, the saying, prevention is better than cure, …

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