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How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?
Air Pollution Swasth India

How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?

Masks available in the market can tackle one part of the air pollution problem, particulate matter suspended in the air but when it comes to toxic gases, masks can do little ...
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High Air Pollution Can Cause Healthy Lungs To Become Like Smokers' Lungs
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High Air Pollution Can Cause Healthy Lungs To Become Like Smokers’ Lungs

Non-smokers and healthy individuals beware, as inhaling toxic gases like carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, particulate matters (PM), and construction dust is as risky as smoking cigarettes, say experts ...
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Five Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From The Air Pollution
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Five Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From Air Pollution

Air pollution, a silent killer, can have both short term and long term effects on health, but these can be curtailed through some easy steps ...
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How Air Pollution Impacts Pregnant Women And Foetus
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How Air Pollution Impacts Pregnant Women And Foetus

Air pollution may contribute to the development of asthma in children, low birth weight and pre-term birth, and neurological or cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease ...
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‘Poshan On Wheels’: Two Mobile Anganwadi Vans Flagged Off In Chandigarh To Feed Children And Fight Malnutrition
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‘Poshan On Wheels’: Two Mobile Anganwadi Vans Flagged Off In Chandigarh To Feed Children And Fight Malnutrition

The ‘Poshan On Wheels’ initiative will help provide free nutritious meals to the vulnerable group – from children, lactating mothers to pregnant women in Chandigarh ...
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Swasth Report of Telangana: India’s Youngest State Outperforms The Country In Most Health Indicators
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Swasth Report of Telangana: India’s Youngest State Outperforms The Country In Most Health Indicators

Be it child mortality, malnutrition, anaemia among women and children or diarrhoea, Telangana outdid the overall country’s performance in tackling these health issues ...
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Fighting The Silent Killer: Five Food Items To Reduce The Impact Of Air Pollution
Air Pollution Nutrition Swasth India

Fighting The Silent Killer: Five Food Items To Reduce The Impact Of Air Pollution

One of the simplest ways to fortify yourself from the effect of air pollution is by including anti-oxidants in your diet and drinking plenty of water ...
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Swasth Report Of Andhra Pradesh: Improved Health Indicators Make Andhra The Second Healthiest State In India
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Swasth Report Of Andhra Pradesh: Improved Health Indicators Make Andhra The Second Healthiest State In India

Andhra Pradesh has managed to bring down the prevalence of child underweight and mortality rates, it still needs to improve its performance in prevalence of Anaemia among women and increase in deaths due to diarrhoea ...
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5 Foods To Eliminate Iron Deficiency Anaemia
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5 Foods To Eliminate Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron and folic acid (IFA) supplements are one of the common ways to eliminate iron deficiency anaemia, but here are some superfoods rich in iron that can do wonders if added to diet ...
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One In Every Four Men In India Has Anaemia: Lancet Study
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One In Every Four Men In India Has Anaemia: Lancet Study

The Lancet Global Health Journal highlights the disease burden of Anaemia among men in India, says, “One in four men in India suffers from Anaemia” ...
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How Did This Chhattisgarh District Become The ‘Breastfeeding Champion’ Of The Country
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How Did This Chhattisgarh District Become The ‘Breastfeeding Champion’ Of The Country

Chhattisgarh's Surguju district was once trapped in myths and disbeliefs related to breastfeeding, as women there lacked awareness about the practice. Here's what changed and how Surguju became the breastfeeding champion ...
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Swasth Report Of Himachal Pradesh: Making A Steady Progress Himachal Improves In Malnutrition Under 5 Status
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Swasth Report Of Himachal Pradesh: Making A Steady Progress Himachal Improves In Malnutrition Under 5 Status

In a span of 10 years, Himachal Pradesh has shown commendable improvement in infant mortality rate, under 5 mortality rate, and cases of malnutrition among children as per National Family Health Survey 4 (2015-16) ...
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