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What Makes Food ‘Organic’ – Know The Basics

Don’t confuse terms such as “free-range,” hormone free” or “natural” with organic. These food labeling terms are not regulated by law. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created an organic seal. Foods bearing it are required to be grown, harvested, and processed according to national standards that include restrictions on amounts and residues of …

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Play Safe This Holi

This Holi, make sure your eyes, skin and other vital organs are protected from the chemical content in the colours used widely during the celebrations. Doctors have advised the public to take preventive measures ahead of the festival to ensure that they are protected from the hazardous effects of colours, synthetic dyes, sprays and glittering …

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Smoking interferes with fracture union

A new study led by an Indian researcher from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania corroborates early evidence showing that cigarette smoking leads to longer healing times and an increased rate of post-operative complication and infection for patients sustaining fractures or traumatic injuries to their …

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