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Here are 7 reasons why you need to look after your heart

Here are 7 reasons why you need to look after your heart

As we get set to mark World Heart Day later this month, it’s time to address the misconceptions surrounding cardiac health, and how you might be unknowingly putting yourself at risk. It’s estimated that 30 percent of all deaths in …

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Got a health emergency? You need to know this first

Got a health emergency? You need to know this first

Healthcare providers across the emirate are set to make changes to emergency admission procedures with the implementation of new medical standards. Announced by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi in a bid to streamline patient care and use resources …

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We ask a dermatologist why you need to protect your skin

We ask a dermatologist why you need to protect your skin

From acne to eczema, psoriasis and skin cancer, we ask an expert about the most common dermatology problems here and what we can do to minimise our risks Beauty is only skin-deep, so the saying goes. And while that may …

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Here’s how your blood can save a life

Here’s how your blood can save a life

Doctors are calling on residents to give to others in their community, as World Blood Donor Day approaches on 14th June. From road traffic accident victims to life-threatening illness, donated blood can mean the difference between life and death. “Giving …

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HEALTH: Allergies can be deadly – and a capital campaign is raising awareness

HEALTH: Allergies can be deadly – and a capital campaign is raising awareness

Allergies are one of the most common health issues affecting children worldwide. Recently, the University Hospital in Sharjah reported an increase in cases of food allergies among children in the UAE, with six percent of youngsters suffering from the condition. …

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HEALTH: Why breastfeeding is important for new mums and babies

HEALTH: Why breastfeeding is important for new mums and babies

It’s World Breastfeeding Week but do you know why breast is best? And how does the law support nursing mothers here in the UAE? The first week of August marks World Breastfeeding Week – an event founded in 1992 by …

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HEALTH: UK-based charity extends a helping hand

HEALTH: UK-based charity extends a helping hand

A UK charity is reaching out to help improve the lives of those with life-threatening illnesses in the UAE When a friend or family member is seriously ill, it can be a difficult time for them and their loved ones. …

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Focus on fertility

Focus on fertility

With falling rates of fertility in the UAE, Abu Dhabi Week investigates the causes and options                     The United Arab Emirates, and a number of other countries, have experienced rapid decline …

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Green light for building projects

Green light for building projects

The Urban Planning Council has approved 26 new developments for the second quarter of the year. One of the standout projects is a striking residential tower at the Corniche designed with a lower five-storey podium with three 24-storey towers over …

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Newbie mums 101

Newbie mums 101

It can be scary preparing for your first child. We speak with experts and mums in the capital to give you first-hand advice Being a first time mother can be exciting and daunting at the same time. While the feeling …

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