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What You Need to Know About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

“I am a 21 year old male.Last weekend I went to a party at a club and probably drank a little too much. Next morning I woke up next to someone I had never met before! You get the picture. Now, there are blisters on my genital area with pus oozing out of it. What could this be an  STI, what should I do?”  This is the story of not just one of my patients, but many other people you know. his is a very common question asked by youngsters…

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Union Cabinet approves National Health Policy

New Delhi, Mar 15 (PTI) The government today approved the National Health Policy which proposes to provide “assured health services to all” in the country. Government sources said the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod to the policy which has been pending for the last two years. Union Minister J P Nadda is likely to make a suo moto statement in the Parliament tomorrow elaborating on the salient features of the Policy.   Health Ministry sources said that in a major policy shift, the policy…

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Does Lack of Sleep Really Cause Dark Circles?

Dark circles these days are a major concern for almost all age groups starting from teenage to old age. And most of us do not know that almost everyone gets dark circles under their eyes from time to time. Dark circles under eyes are usually temporary and not a medical concern.The skin around the eye is extremely delicate. Several factors ranging from allergies to mental stress can easily affect this part of the skin to produce dark circles.Dark circles develop due to the pigmentation of skin in the orbital area,…

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Running and jogging – health benefits

Jogging or running is a popular form of physical activity. About one in five Australians try running (or jogging) at some stage in their life. Running is an appealing exercise because it doesn’t cost a lot to take part and you can run at any time that suits you. Some runners choose to participate in fun runs, athletics races or marathons. If you are interested in competing with other runners, contact your local running club. Health benefits of running and jogging Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits. Running…

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