Articles (Hygiene)

Innovative Face-Masks
(Technology and Inventions)

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the development of face-masks become a matter of urgency to keep abreast of the pandemic.


This Is Hepatitis: Know It, Confront It
(Health and the Human Body)

Since its launch in 2010, this theme has witnessed great success because it focuses on the real-life impact of viral hepatitis.

Digging Hope
(Energy and Water)

Lack of fresh and healthy drinking water is a serious problem that is addressed through a number of methods, such as digging lakes or wells.


Health Myths
(Health and the Human Body)

Popular heritage comprises myriads of health myths that have been passed on and believed though faulty and unscientific.


The Debate About Influenza
(Health and the Human Body)

At this time of year, we normally fear any possible viral infection. It is then crucial that we take a closer look at what Influenza really is, and how we can protect ourselves from it during the vacation.


Air Conditioners and the Spread of Viral Infections
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Air conditioners have become a necessity, especially with global warming; nearly all public places use air conditioners. At this point, everyone wonders: Can air conditioners spread viruses?


Cosmetics between the Past and the Present
(Science Everywhere)

Do you think that cosmetics are a modern invention? You are completely wrong if you thought so; cosmetics are as ancient as history itself!


Coronavirus Travel Tips
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Can our routine be the same during the coronvirus pandemic? Can families travel and enjoy nature? Or should they abide by the rules of social distancing and home quarantine to avoid infection.


Skincare Secrets (Part II: In Modern Times)
(Woman and Child)

While not everyone is super invested in taking care of their skin, there is at least one moisturizing cream in every household that are especially handy when our skin tends to get dry, especially after washing our hands.


Skincare Secrets (Part I: In Ancient Times)
(Woman and Child)

We all heard of Cleopatra bathing in milk to retain her youth, but how else did the Ancient Egyptians take care of their skin?

Personal Hygiene: Your Gateway to Better Health
(Health and the Human Body)

With the eruption of virus epidemics every other year, hygiene has been receiving a lot of attention, especially in crowded places.

Deodorants: What they do and what they do not do!
(Safe Summer)

During summer, the sweating rate increases and some often use deodorant to prevent unpleasant smell; however, there have been more allegations trying to link the use of deodorants to some diseases.


The New Coronavirus and Pregnant Women
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Are pregnant women more likely to catch COVID-19? What will happen if she does get infected? What will happen to the newborn?

White or Blue?
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Wearing masks has become mandatory in many situations; many wonder though: is it the white side or the blue side out? Of course, we are talking here about surgical masks.


Life during COVID-19
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

COVID-19 has transformed people’s lives all over the world; it has illustrated how interconnected the world is. Even though borders exist on maps, the virus has shown that they are of no consequence in real life.


How Has the Coronavirus Affect Our Life Positively?
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

We all inevitably fear the unknown; after all, it is a modified virus with no cure thus far; yet, cannot we find a single positive effect amidst these fears?


Keep Your Distance; Stay Safe
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Everything has become surreal since the outbreak of COVID-19; social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. Although these concepts are not new, overreacting and panic caused by fake news and exaggerating consequences have misguided many people.


How to Avoid the Coronavirus?
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

The key through this ordeal safely is carefully searching for correct information, and protecting yourself and your loved ones against this dangerous virus.


Coronavirus and Human Health
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

We must not underestimate the situation, thinking that infection is far from us, but we also should not panic; as a matter of fact, diseases attack as a result of stress and extreme anxiety. 


All You Need to Know about Jaundice
(Health and the Human Body)

Jaundice is not a disease in itself; the yellowish skin normally refers to an underlying condition that needs immediate attention.

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