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Mental Health in Time of Crisis

Mental Health in Time of Crisis

Now more than ever, we need to be responsible with the information that we share and forward. There is so much misleading information circulating online about coronavirus – from bogus health tips to speculation about government plans.

Do you monitor your bowel movements?

Do you monitor your bowel movements?

Did you know that one of the best ways to gauge and analyse your health is through your bowel movement? Just to clarify for today’s article, we will be talking about your bowel movement as the action of passing stool; in more causal terms, when you ‘go to the bathroom.’

How to talk to your kids about coronavirus

How to talk to your kids about coronavirus

No matter how normal you make things seem, things get difficult when you are trying to explain the whole situation caused by Coronavirus to your kids. No matter how naive and innocent children are, they will always pick up the vibe from their parents. Coronavirus has spread chaos around the world

Go Vegan in Quarantine

Go Vegan in Quarantine

There has never been a better time to go vegan than right now. Yes, now. For most of our country, and most of the world, the safest place to be right now is our homes, hence our country leaders have urged us to stay inside, keep safe, and by doing this we will be ‘doing out bit’ in limiting the spre

At sixes and sevens

At sixes and sevens

Olivia Labrador’s mind started racing last week after she received a call from her 89-year-old father’s nursing home, Garden Crest Rehabilitation Center in Silver Lake, informing her that a patient at the facility had tested positive for the coronavirus.

‘Reading fiction helps escape to a different world’

‘Reading fiction helps escape to a different world’

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only once.” These are the words American fantasy novelist George R R Martin shared in his piece A Dance with Dragons.

To the brink, and back

To the brink, and back

As coronavirus sickens thousands in Illinois, several Chicago-area survivors shared the stories of their illness and recovery, describing how the highly contagious new virus has altered their lives as well as the world around them.

Qatar Foundation for Social Work highlights new efforts

Qatar Foundation for Social Work highlights new efforts

Qatar Foundation for Social Work and the centres affiliated with it yesterday organised a virtual press conference through the meeting application ‘Zoom’ and briefed local media about precautionary measures it has taken to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus.

‘Immunocompromised people need to have nutritious food, active lifestyle’

‘Immunocompromised people need to have nutritious food, active lifestyle’

The ongoing pandemic of novel coronavirus has revealed one thing for sure. People with weak immune system are at high risk of facing fatal consequences if they get infected. Prevention is better than cure.

Getting to know all about symptoms and otherwise

Getting to know all about symptoms and otherwise

Is there any way to know whether someone has had Covid-19 in the past? Dr William Hillmann: At this point, we don’t have a test to tell that. We are developing antibody tests to check for a prior infection, but those aren’t ready for clinical use yet.

‘Schedule frequent virtual social contact to stay positive’

‘Schedule frequent virtual social contact to stay positive’

Physical distancing is important to slow down the coronavirus outbreak. However, physical and mental toughness is also necessary to face off the virus successfully.

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