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Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday. …

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Give peanut to babies early – advice

By James Gallagher Babies should be given peanut early – some at four months old – in order to reduce the risk of allergy, according to new US guidance. Studies have shown the risk of peanut allergy can be cut by more than 80% by …

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PM performs groundbreaking of country’s first nursing university in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday laid foundations of the country’s first nursing university in Islamabad. The state-of-the-art King Hamad University of Nursing and Allied Medical Services is being established with the assistance of the brotherly country Bahrain. Speaking on the occasion, …

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Biting nails can make you sick?

ISLAMABAD-UNS- Nail biting can leave you with more than just unsightly fingernails — it can have long-term consequences on your health, scientists say. Researchers at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center offer five reasons why you should try to kick the habit. Fingernails have …

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How honey co-ops help Afghan women take control

YAKAWLANG, Afghanistan (AFP) – “I make my money for me,” declares Afghan beekeeper Jamila pointing emphatically at her chest.Her small honey-making business provides not only an income, but a sense of pride. In the mountainous central province of Bamiyan, one of the country’s least developed …

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SKMCH in Karachi: Imran lays foundation stone

KARACHI -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday performed the groundbreaking of charity-based Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) in Karachi. Talking at a ceremony in Karachi, Imran Khan said that cancer treatment is much expensive for poverty-stricken people as 90 percent …

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185 women, 46 men murdered in ‘honour killing’ in Punjab this year: report

Two hundred and forty six persons including 185 women were murdered in the spate of ‘honour killings’ in Punjab in year 2016. Renowned social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch was among the victims who fell prey to wicked practice of ‘honour killing’. As per data obtained …

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Another 100 patients diagnosed with Chikungunya virus in Karachi

KARACHI : Chikungunya virus has continued to affect Karachiites as another 100 people have been diagnosed with the disease in past 24 hours. According to Saudabad Hospital’s Dr Fakhar, the disease should be eliminated by destroying its root. He said Chikungunya is different from dengue but …

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Chikungunya virus cases spark fears of outbreak in Karachi

A mosquito-borne disease has reared its head in Karachi, affecting thousands of people in Malir, Saudabad and Shah Faisal neighborhoods of the city. World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s Chikungunya virus that can become epidemic in the country. Key facts Chikungunya is a viral disease …

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‘China’s role in Afghan peace process beneficial for region’

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Historians attending the concluding sessions of the 24th conference of International Association of Historians of Asia conference on Asian History, Culture and Environment: Vernacular and Oriental Paradigms eulogized China’s role in the region for greater peace. At least 50 historians, scholars and …

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