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September 22, 2017 – 8:42 PM |

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 …

Global Health Challenges and Solutions in the Current Dynamics

November 16, 2014 – 6:58 PM |

Global and public health faces today a great threat at the climax of rapid and unrelenting development and faster paced progress than ever before. On the other hand, we also have easy access today in …

Air Pollution in Iran: Health Risks under Gray Skies

March 28, 2013 – 11:06 PM |

When I got out of the cab, it was extremely chilly and I could not see anything. “It’s probably the fog”, I thought to myself. Soon however, I realized it was not just mere fog; …

Direct and Indirect Effects of Climate Change: Responsibilities of Medical Community

September 30, 2012 – 10:52 PM |

Climate change has no longer been a just a thought only, it has become a reality now. We are living in the hottest times in the history of mankind and experiencing some of the most …