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Ditch the crash wedding diet

April 8, 2018

Weddings are among the biggest days of our lives and along with the excitement, love, the beauty of the grand event, it can also come hand in hand with a great deal of stress and pressure; on oneself, on the relationship. These can take a toll on the physical and mental health of those whose day is meant to be the most precious of their lives so far. Friday speaks to health and well-being experts in the UAE on ways to ensure the big day remains healthy and happy all the way from proposal to honeymoon.

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The untold pain of endometriosis

March is Endometriosis Month. Endometriosis is a disorder that affects women. It occurs when tissue that ordinarily grows inside the uterus starts growing outside of the uterus. It can be a painful disorder, especially during menstruation. 

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How UAE ensures safety of bottled water

Questions continue to be raised around the safety of drinking bottled water, with fears that plastic would be contaminating the water consumed.

Although local experts say that more research is required to confirm the impact of microplastics found in bottled water on the human health, people are generally advised to drink filtered tap water in reusable containers.

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UAE mulls ban on import of e-cigarettes

The UAE is working on regulations to stop the illegal import of e-cigarettes, following which people who bring the product to the UAE or order them online will be held accountable, said a senior health official.

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Were you sleeping through your anatomy class? Time to wake up!

Snoozing through the anatomy class in school could well have been, or is, the pastime of many.

While it is understandable that many of us are unable to tell the difference between adenoids and amygdala (adenoids are a patch of tissue high up in the throat, just behind the nose.

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