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Health campaign takes a significant step for community wellbeing

Health campaign takes a significant step for community wellbeing

In an effort to combat the country’s growing obesity problem, Bareen International Hospital has launched a campaign using the powers of social media. The 30-day Take the Stairs challenge aims to encourage people young and old to use the stairs …

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Abu Dhabi launches region’s first integrated healthcare system

Abu Dhabi launches region’s first integrated healthcare system

A new scheme aims to modernise and simplify the process of information sharing in the country’s healthcare system. Malaffi, which means ‘my file’ in Arabic, is billed as the region’s first health information exchange connecting more than 2,000 public and …

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Six things you need to know about diabetes

Six things you need to know about diabetes

With 14th November marking World Diabetes Day, it’s time to think a little deeper about the condition, its symptoms and how you have the power to keep it at bay. In the past 40 years, diabetes has become a global …

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5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

On 18th August, animal lovers around the world will mark the 27th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day.  It’s a time when organisations around the world host activities in a bid to raise awareness about overpopulation and being a responsible pet owner. So what …

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Do you know what to do in a medical emergency?

Do you know what to do in a medical emergency?

Members of the community are being trained for emergency medical situations thanks to a roadshow by a local hospital. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi will be setting up booths across malls and public areas as part of a health campaign to …

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Do you need to put more focus on your eye health?

Do you need to put more focus on your eye health?

We’re a slave to our computers and smartphones, and it’s negatively impacting our eyes. We ask a doctor what we can do about digital eye strain As kids, many of us will remember being told that watching too much television …

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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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Everything you need to know about healthy fasting

Everything you need to know about healthy fasting

From ensuring a balanced iftar meal to staying hydrated, find out how to keep energised and healthy during the holy month As Ramadan is upon us once more, thoughts turn to the coming month of joy, generosity of spirit and …

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Here are the things to know when buying second-hand cars

Here are the things to know when buying second-hand cars

Looking to buy a used car? We speak to the experts to bring you some tips on making sure you get the right ride for you If you’re on the lookout for your very first car or are planning to …

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