World Mental Health Day: Social media cause of unbearable pressure among young people, says...

'I could only focus on the negatives, I didn’t think anything about how to get the best out of the situation', says pupil Marisa Krupaa Changing schools, leaving home or starting a job for the first time are all new...

World Mental Health Day 2018: Shatter these myths and learn these 5 facts about...

Shatter myths about mental illness and learn 5 facts to help break the taboo that is associated with mental illness. Mental illness is a medical condition that causes severe disturbances in thoughts and/or behaviours. According to experts, there are more...

World Mental Health Day 2018

YOUNG PEOPLE AND MENTAL HEALTH IN A CHANGING WORLD Adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of life when many changes occur, for example changing schools, leaving home, and starting university or a new job. For many,...

World Humanitarian Day, 19 August

Every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day brings citizens of the world together to rally support for people living in crises and to pay tribute to the aid workers who help them. Emergencies cause immense suffering for millions of...

UAE Press: A healthy initiative with generic drugs

ABU DHABI, 4th August, 2018 (WAM) -- The decision by the Abu Dhabi regulatory authority to instruct pharmacies to dispense generic medicines as the first choice brings strong advantages for the health care sector, 'Gulf News' said in an...

Dubai School Health Policy a new milestone

The policy is thoroughly inclusive and addresses all aspects of student well-being — physical, emotional and developmental. All-encompassing, focused and rooted in pragmatic vision, the launch of the Dubai School Health policy for private schools ushers in a new era...

Choosing the wrong college can be bad for your mental health

Going off to college might be a source of anxiety for some students, but once a student is on campus it shouldn’t be a total drag. But that tends to happen more frequently when a student ends up at a...

Mental illness on campus really is ‘a thing’

Unlike his former classmates, Alex isn’t writing final exams right now, or searching for a summer job, or choosing electives for next year. Alex is no longer a student at all. As an academic leader responsible for student affairs, I...

UAE Portrait of a Nation: After surviving cancer, NYU’s athletics head inspires the next...

Peter Dicce swapped the courtrooms of Philadelphia for the football pitches of Saadiyat Island. In 2009, a cancer diagnosis led Peter Dicce to reflect on his life. He was 45, a successful trial lawyer and soccer coach but now felt at a...

In UAE, youth more prone to Colon Cancer

As March is celebrated as the colon cancer awareness month, doctors are raising concern about the treacherous disease. People in the UAE are suffering colorectal cancer almost 20 years earlier than in the West, Khaleej Times has learned.

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