Lifestyle

The scents all around us can trigger headaches and skin conditions

From the inescapable cologne on a fellow train passenger to the diffuser sticks in our bathrooms and bedrooms, fragrances are all around us. They’re used to make us more attractive, to set a certain mood, and to mask natural odours – and they could be making us sick, according to a new book. As many as one in three people experience symptoms ...

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WHO recommends large-scale deworming to improve children’s health and nutrition

29 SEPTEMBER 2017 | GENEVA – Periodic deworming programmes with a single-tablet treatment can drastically reduce the suffering of those infected with parasitic intestinal worms and protect the 1.5 billion people currently estimated to be at risk. Four main species of intestinal worms (also known as soil-transmitted helminths) affect almost a quarter of the world’s poorest and mostly marginalized people. They ...

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Let’s call fast food by its real name – cheap food

is it time to rename fast food? Does “fast” adequately represent the core appeal of this kind of food? Are people going to fast-food outlets to buy greasy burgers, glutinous pizzas, buckets of chicken, heaving kebabs and sweaty punnets of chips because they admire the amazing speed with which they are made? Do people tend to stand in takeaways, stopwatches ...

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FORGO THE JAPANESE TAKEOUT AND MAKE KATSUDON AT HOME INSTEAD

As if you needed another fried food in your life, pork katsudon comes along and drops the mic. The best parts of fried rice and teriyaki all rolled into one, it’s a classic takeout meal you’ll find on Japanese menus but you don’t have to put pants on to meet the delivery guy. Serve over rice for a filling and ...

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Paranoia and Delusional Disorders

Doctor George Hatoum , Medical Center in Bankstown City Plaza recommends to read this article and Email him to have a medical advices What is Paranoia? Paranoia involves intense anxious or fearful feelings and thoughts often related to persecution, threat, or conspiracy. Paranoia occurs in many mental disorders, but is most often present in psychotic disorders. Paranoia can become delusions, ...

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What is psychosomatic

Doctor George Hatoum , Medical Center in Bankstown City Plaza recommends to read this article and Email him to have a medical advices Psychosomatic means mind (psyche) and body (soma). A psychosomatic disorder is a disease which involves both mind and body. Some physical diseases are thought to be particularly prone to be made worse by mental factors such as ...

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What Is Schizophrenia?

Doctor George Hatoum , Medical Center in Bankstown City Plaza recommends to read this article and Email him to have a medical advices Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder that affects about one percent of the population. When schizophrenia is active, symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, trouble with thinking and concentration, and lack of motivation. However, when these symptoms are ...

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Secrets to happiness from a peasant lifestyle

Last year, I watched in horror as my elderly father crawled crab-like along the edge of the roof to secure bird netting over the vigorous grapevine he planted more than 50 years ago. He’s since delegated this particular responsibility to his children, but only after a spirited, drawn-out struggle. How to build stronger bones at any age Even though your ...

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FAMILY TABLE: April full of food and good causes

SAN ANGELO — Spring is in the air and San Angelo is humming with food events benefiting many different community organizations. “It’s what people do,” said Courtney Mahaffey, executive director of the San Angelo Symphony Society, who wrapped up the Culinary Challenge fundraiser earlier this month. “Food and drinks go with everything in your life.” The West Texas Rehabilitation Center is getting ...

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States push back deadlines for health-insurance rates amid uncertainty

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin, walks away after speaking during a news conference on Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 24, 2017. With no deal on new health-care legislation and uncertainty about how long the White House will subsidize insurers’ participation in the Affordable Care Act, states have ...

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