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This local NGO is bringing government’s attention towards e-cigarettes being a safer option than smoking

Details: Mirza Abeer is the founder of a registered non-profit organisation called Association for Smoking Alternatives Pakistan (ASAP) whose main goal has always been to

Health Pakistan

Why men in Islamabad are testing positive for HIV more than ever?

What happened: The prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Islamabad’s youth has reached alarming levels, with 519 cases reported between January and October this

Health Politics

This MNA thinks of breast cancer awareness caller tune as ‘obscene’

What happened: A Member of the National Assembly expressed grave concerns about caller tune which spread the awareness message about breast cancer. Details indicate that

Health Police

Police officer guarding polio team shot dead in Balochistan

What happened: Speaking to Dawn, on October 25, Pishin Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Yasir said that the unknown assailants attacked the vaccination team in the Pishin

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Life without Panadol? GSK suspends its manufacture as they were going in loss

What happened: Panadol production has been suspended by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Pakistan. The company claims that producing the over-the-counter pharmaceutical on negative margins has become

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Using hair straightening chemicals more than 4 times a year can double the risk of uterine cancer

What happened: On October 17, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute released a study which discovered a link between using hair straightening chemicals and

Health Travel

Woman on wheelchair was forced to leave luggage at Dubai airport and then Emirates allowed her to fly with medical equipment

A differently-abled woman based in Karachi named Amna shared her humiliating experience with Emirates Airline as she calls out their ‘rude and uncooperative staff.’ She

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Vaping is less harmful than smoking, but it’s still not safe: Hopkins Study 

What happened: Michael Blaha, MD and the director of clinical research at the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, is quoted by

Health Wellness

Punjab health institutes ask religious leaders for fatwas on ‘cadaveric transplants’ as they plan to expand its scope

What happened: The decision to broaden the use of cadaveric transplants in the province was made by the Punjab Human Organ Transplant Authority. These specific

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No petrol relief, but govt announces major tax relief of billions for smokers 

What happened: According to the Finance Act 2022, quoted by Tribune, “The government has increased the threshold for higher duties on the expensive cigarette brands.” It is pertinent