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Vaccine Tourism Demystified

If there is one word that is the buzz all around it is vaccines and the shortage of vaccines in most countries, has brought the trend of vaccine tourism. When I first heard of vaccine tourism I felt that it was inaccessible to most people. After all you need deep pockets to travel and stay… Read More Vaccine Tourism Demystified

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Mask with a Cause

The Mask India Project is an initiative that is using masks to give back to the community and contribute towards COVID-19 relief. Even as India is seeing a deadly second wave that has shaken the entire country, there has been a silver lining in terms of a surge of humanity that is lending a helping… Read More Mask with a Cause

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Mental Health in South Asian Americans

Mental Health is increasingly seeing a renewed focus even as the world battles the pandemic and South Asian Americans are facing their own mind battles. South Asian (SA) immigrants have high rates of mental health disorders that go unaddressed. The South-Asian countries have been right in the center of the pandemic conversation throughout. Though the… Read More Mental Health in South Asian Americans

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Sleep Tight

While World Sleep Day is celebrated in March every year, it is time to turn the spotlight once again on an aspect of health that is often ignored. During sleep, our bodies repair themselves having a healing effect on our psychological processes as well. Lack of sleep can have significant repercussions on one’s physical and… Read More Sleep Tight

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Holi Skin and Hair Care

The festival of colors Holi is around the corner and while it’s all fun, remember that you need to take care of your skin and hair too. The biggest challenge post Holi is removing the color stains and dryness. Splash your face with a lot of cold water and apply cleansing milk to remove excess… Read More Holi Skin and Hair Care

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Fitness in Your 50’s

When you reach your 50’s there is a visible change in your body with muscle loss and stiff joints, but you can beat it all by exercising right. As the body begins to age, it is not as receptive to unexpected changes and this becomes just another reason to work out and uphold a certain… Read More Fitness in Your 50’s