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The recent data in the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013 shows a high unmet need for contraceptives, although family planning programs have been in place in Pakistan since the late 1950s. The phenomenon presents …

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What’s in a Cigarette? The Personal, Social and Environmental Cost of Cigarette Smoking Today

September 16, 2017 – 10:28 PM |

“Smoking is injurious to health!” – a statement we are all familiar with. However, individuals who continue to smoke in spite of this awareness, do so for one reason or another. According to World Health …

Adverse Blow of Internet Addiction on Student Lifestyle

December 31, 2016 – 6:35 PM |

Due to globalization, children are now becoming more and more attracted to electronic media and spending more of their time on social networking websites, video games, television shows and action movies. On one hand, the …

The Perilous Trap of Social Media

November 21, 2015 – 3:06 PM |
The Perilous Trap of Social Media

I had just stepped out of the clinic on a chilly day, hurrying out while using my phone, when my attending physician said, “Always be focused and remain sincere to your life; there are very …

Management of Addictions: What could be the Most Effective Approach?

June 26, 2015 – 9:10 PM |

Addiction has become a major public health problem. It is a condition that makes an individual tolerant and dependent to a substance or object, which results in maladaptive behaviours, conflicts in relationships and impairs cognition. …

Understanding Binge Eating Disorder

October 13, 2014 – 9:01 PM |

Binge eating disorder is a serious condition characterized by uncontrollable or compulsive overeating in which people consume huge amounts of food resulting in weight gain.Signs and symptoms of binge eating disorder are: eating unusually large …

Smoking – Buying Death in Fancy Wraps

August 22, 2013 – 8:30 PM |

Smoking is a practice in which a substance (most commonly tobacco) is burned and the smoke is either tasted or inhaled. How strange it is to think that even a lay man who smokes daily …

Sheesha Smoking – The Overlooked Health Hazards

August 15, 2013 – 10:38 PM |

Sheesha smoking is increasing day by day among university students of Pakistan. Even school-going boys and girls are becoming addicted to it. Smoking sheesha is more of a fashion symbol these days. Mind you my …