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Why smokers are putting their lives in danger

Why smokers are putting their lives in danger

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco is responsible for ten percent of deaths globally, killing approximately seven million people each year from both direct and passive means. A 2016 report by The Tobacco Atlas revealed that in the UAE …

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This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

A Garden City hotel is putting its best foot forward to support the Year of Zayed with a community charity event for a good cause On 16th March, Al Ain Rotana will join forces with UAE Red Crescent and Mediclinic …

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Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

As the Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend returns to the capital, we take a look at how the event’s festival is creating a homegrown culture for innovation In 1997, tech company Apple was at a low ebb. To boost struggling sales, …

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Seven ways for you to live it up in the city this weekend

Seven ways for you to live it up in the city this weekend

Forget the work emails, leave the stress in the office, get your sunglasses on and relax. Oh yes, that’s right, it’s the weekend With all this time on your hands, the last thing you want to do is realise that …

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Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Increasing awareness about cancer and raising money to fund vital research, the Terry Fox Run returns to Abu Dhabi this weekend.  Honouring the legacy of cancer patient Terry Fox who ran the Marathon of Hope in a bid to find a …

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How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

Can Gary Oldman bring his own spin to an iconic historical war figure? History often has a way of repeating itself – and that’s particularly true when it comes to the film industry and its love for the biopic. The …

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What you should know about the city’s health status

What you should know about the city’s health status

  Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer in the capital, according to the latest statistics released by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (HAAD). Accounting for 37 percent of deaths in the emirate, cases of cardiovascular disease have risen …

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This new medical centre will boost cancer treatment here

This new medical centre will boost cancer treatment here

Work is underway on a unique medical centre that will be a first for the region. HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, chief patron of the Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian and Scientific Foundation, has laid the …

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Why listening to your stomach can help you

Why listening to your stomach can help you

With colorectal cancer the third most common cancer in the UAE and diagnoses for conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) on the up, it seems that trusting your gut is more than just a turn of phrase these days. …

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This youngster has just made an unbelievably thoughtful gesture

This youngster has just made an unbelievably thoughtful gesture

An Abu Dhabi student has proven that a small act can have a big impact. Leen Al Badawna, a 12-year-old student at Al Rabeeh Academy, recently cut off her long, dark hair to help provide locks to make wigs for …

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