Health and wellbeing

Tips to help your kids have healthy eyes

Tips to help your kids have healthy eyes

You’re tasked with many things as a parent and maintaining good health for your children is one of them. Sadly, regular eye screenings fall by the wayside when life gets busy, but it’s important to keep kids’ eye health in …

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How to fast the right way this Ramadan

How to fast the right way this Ramadan

Fasting has many benefits but be sure you are practising properly to make the most of it. While fasting is not simply about refraining from food and drink, this is a large part of Ramadan. Fasting has several health benefits, …

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Could this be the energy boost you need?

Could this be the energy boost you need?

Editor Rachael Perrett explores a different concept of wellness with an energy healing session. Many of us are willing to take the effort to exercise regularly and give various fad diets a go. But how often do we consider the …

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Is this illness causing you to lose sleep?

Is this illness causing you to lose sleep?

More than just a sleep disorder, sleep apnoea can lead to complicated health issues. Are you at risk? More than 936 million people worldwide are suffering from sleep apnoea, according to a 2018 study by US-based medical equipment firm ResMed. …

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Pink Caravan is helping in the community

Pink Caravan is helping in the community

Pink Caravan has administered more than 16,000 mammograms and educated thousands more about breast cancer, but there’s still work to be done so they march on. According to the Abu Dhabi Department of Health, breast cancer is the most common …

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Why childhood health is so important in the capital

Why childhood health is so important in the capital

Getting kids to embrace a healthy lifestyle is no easy feat – after all, what child voluntarily eats broccoli? But with the right amount of fun, creativity and guidance, it’s possible to set your children up for a healthier future. …

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Find out how to get into running in the capital

Find out how to get into running in the capital

Helping people in the community to keep up with their fitness goals, House of Runners invites people of all abilities to lace up, meet new people and get into running. Online editor Colin Armstrong speaks with founder Ron George to …

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This is why childhood obesity needs to be addressed

This is why childhood obesity needs to be addressed

Childhood obesity is reaching epidemic levels in the UAE. So how can public health be changed to help improve the lives of our youth? There’s no denying it: Childhood obesity is on the rise. According to the World Health Organization …

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Get on the road to running with these expert tips

Get on the road to running with these expert tips

It’s one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world but what do you need to know before you start putting one foot in front of the other? The sports companies make it look easy: Just get your …

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Why this new fitness class really packs a punch

Why this new fitness class really packs a punch

Features writer Camille Hogg gets the gloves on for a boxing-inspired fitness class that’s more about the fun than the fight!  What is it? Punch is a workout that combines strength, boxing and cardio. With a tagline that it’s ‘less …

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