Articles (Hygiene)

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
(The Past and the Future)

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.

Do Our Bodies Contain Plastics?
(Fact and Myth)

This question might sound weired; how would our bodies contain plastic while we definitely do not consume it?

Meningitis: A Life-Threatening Condition
(Health and the Human Body)

Meningitis requires immediate attention, because the complications can be severe; luckily, there are vaccines to combat it.


Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


A Cultural Dis-ease
(Health and the Human Body)

Several diseases have became common themes in media as they touch people directly, either positively or negatively!


She Against the World: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

A Pediatric Public Health Initiative was announced in 2016 to address the Flint community’s population lead exposure, thanks to Dr. Mona Attisha.


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