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Monsoon tips for healthy skin

Use soap-free cleansers and avoid bleach and facials during monsoon for healthy skin, says an expert. Here are some tips from Pankaj Agrawal, senior homoeopath at the capital-based Agrawal’s Homoeo Clinic, to prevent your skin from diseases in monsoon. * Use a soap-free cleanser and a good scrub to keep your skin moist all the time. * An alcohol-free toner ...

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Smoking linked to breast cancer in young women

Smoking may increase the risk of dying early in pre-menopausal women with breast cancer, a research said. “Overall, this work is monumental in advising patients about how smoking might affect breast cancer outcome,” said co-author Yuko Minami from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. This study included 848 patients admitted to a single hospital in Japan from ...

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Tips for corporate female bosses to keep body fit

Working out can be difficult on weekdays. Here’s how you can break into a sweat in no timeIt takes less than a second to find a reason not to exercise when your phone’s on fire and your day is already packed with meetings and chores. For you, exercise probably amounts to walking up the stairs to the canteen for lunch, ...

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Highs and lows of a weekend fling

The much awaited weekend is here and you’ve decided to go on a well deserved break. You feel physically relaxed and emotionally renewed, you are away from your daily routine and the stresses and strains of home and work – basically, you are ready to fall in love.But, is a weekend fling a good idea or a serious mistake? After ...

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Highs and lows of a weekend fling

The much awaited weekend is here and you’ve decided to go on a well deserved break. You feel physically relaxed and emotionally renewed, you are away from your daily routine and the stresses and strains of home and work – basically, you are ready to fall in love.But, is a weekend fling a good idea or a serious mistake? After ...

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5- money mistakes to avoid

If you want to be wealthy, there’s no shortcut route. You have to focus on your goals and be realistic and prepared to take risks. While building your wealth, make sure you avoid these money mistakes…1. Spending more than you earn: Remember grandmother’s words of wisdom-cut your coat according to your cloth. So, financial prudence comes with wise spending. You ...

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8 soups that will make you feel healthy and happy

The city is witness to a myriad health trends and healthy food hotspots catering to the discerning health buff on eat streets, one of them being a healthy concoction of superfoods and herbs served piping hot between 6 am and 8 am in the morning everyday at some of the hotspots. The outlets, most of which have been serving an ...

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Sleep deprivation often ends in serious health risks

Managing with just four to five hours of sleep so that you can be more productive is not something that you should be proud of; and, it’s something that our society needs to stop viewing as a virtue. While an occasional late night and lack of sleep will cause nothing but temporary fatigue the following day, chronic sleep deprivation greatly ...

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Kiwi blackcurrants good for brain

New Zealand blackcurrants are good for keeping us mentally young and agile, finds a study. The berries help in managing the mental decline associated with aging populations and also helps people with brain disorders such as Parkinson’s disease or depression. “This study is the first to look at the effects of berry consumption on the cognitive performance of healthy young ...

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Learn from kids how to settle rows

Parents must look at how their kids negotiate and resolve fights so that they do the same to cement the relationship even stronger, says new study. According to a study led by an Indian-origin researcher, several parents, especially mothers, use how their kids are getting along as a barometer for how well they are doing as a parent. “When children ...

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