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5 Easy Ways to Incorporate California Walnuts in Your Daily Diet

Consuming a wholesome meal rich in essential nutrients is critical to staying energized throughout the day. While eating healthy may not sound exciting to many, incorporating ingredients like walnuts can help in uplifting the flavour and texture of any dish instantly! A dynamic and versatile nut like no other, walnuts …

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Cabinet approves Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance

In a major health and wellness initiative for the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement) Ordinance, 2019. Electronic-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that produce aerosol …

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United Nations Declaration: Oral health included in global health agenda

Geneva (Agency): FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) welcomes the long overdue commitment to strengthening oral health in the UN Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The declaration will be officially adopted by world leaders at the UN High-Level Meeting on UHC on September 23 in New York. “Oral health is one of the most neglected …

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Delhi Medical Association and Heart Care Foundation Organizes Workshop on Harm Reduction

The Delhi Medical Association, on 26th August, organized a workshop on harm reduction, a concept that focuses on decreasing the negative effects associated with certain behaviours, such as tobacco use. The workshop was attended by 35 doctors specializing in fields such as cardiology, pulmonology and oncology. Notable among the speakers were …

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China Relaxes Import Regulations to Improve Access and Availability of Affordable Medicines

In a welcome step and a move that will potentially benefit millions of Chinese citizens, the Govt. of the People’s Republic of China announced incremental changes to its erstwhile import and regulatory policy that will allow the easier influx of affordable medicines from overseas. China’s structural reform to its local healthcare system furthers …

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Change Your Lifestyle, Make Fitness a daily Routine: PM Modi

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Fit India Movement on the occasion of National Sports Day. The Prime Minister urged the people of the country to make fitness their life style. Launching the people’s movement on the birth anniversary of Major Dhyanchand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes …

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Catalyzing Innovations in Digital Health

In order to discuss the roadmap of a digital transformation of India’s health system, International Innovation Corps (IIC) supported by Rockefeller Foundation organised a one-day symposium ‘Catalyzing Innovations in Digital Health’ at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi. The symposium got stakeholders from the government, industry, academic and non-profits together to deliberate upon …

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“Janaushadhi Sugam” mobile app launched for locating outlets and searching Generic medicines

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched a mobile application “Janaushadhi Sugam” and had announced that “Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin” will now be available at only One Rupee per pad. Minister of State for Shipping (IC) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya also …

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Coffee With Muffi – Bringing People Together to Win the Battle Against Obesity

Dr. Muffi started his bariatric surgical practice in 2004 and simultaneously started a support group with the belief of making it a philosophy behind the after-weight loss care. DHI strongly believes that the after care is as important as the surgery itself. Branded as ‘Coffee with Muffi’, it has been the longest …

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Consumer Activist Shiv Shankar Gupta Urges People to be Wary of Premium Salt Brands

Shiv Shankar Gupta, consumer activist who recently took up the issue of toxic contents in premium salt brands sold in India, has urged the people to be wary of the adverse effects of premium iodized salt brands which allegedly contain poisonous substances such as potassium ferrocyanide. “The premium salt company recently …

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