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Prevention of Blindness Week 2019: All You Should Know About This Govt of India Initiative From April 1-7

Prevention of Blindness Week 2019 (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Could you imagine a life without vision? Just for a moment shut your eyes, all that you will be able to see is a dark black colour. Unfortunately, there are people on this planet who can’t see their loved ones and the beautiful surroundings near them. As per… Read More »

9 Medications You Should Never Stop Taking Abruptly

Everyday Wellness Stopping some medications can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, or at worst, can lead to a heart attack. LightField Studios/Shutterstock Nearly one-third of Americans have stopped taking a prescription drug at some time without consulting their doctor, according to the 2017 NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll. The biggest reason given for not even starting a… Read More »

Breastfeeding and newborn hospitalization rates: What should be done about it?

An August 2018 paper in Academic Pediatrics found an unsettling conclusion: Breastfed newborns have about double the risk of needing to be hospitalized in their first month of life, compared to babies who were formula-fed. The numbers are solid, and they jibe with the real-life experience of many pediatricians, including me. So what should we do about… Read More »