Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

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  • October 12, 2016
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A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of QR3,000, according to Article 18 of Law No. 10 of 2016 on the control of tobacco and its derivatives, issued by HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday. […]

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Conventional wisdom says too much salt is bad because it can lead to high blood pressure. And now a new 25-year study finds that salt—even just a bit—may increase your risk of premature death. The research found that if you normally have about 1.5 teaspoons of salt daily, adding just slightly less than a half […]

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10 Reasons to Give Up Diet Soda

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  • October 10, 2016
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Find out why zero-calorie drinks may be doing you more harm than good diet-soda Bubble trouble When taken at face value, diet soda seems like a health-conscious choice. It saves you the 140-plus calories you’d find in a sugary soft drink while still satisfying your urge for something sweet with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, saccharin, […]

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10 Food That Can Get You Flat Abs

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  • October 6, 2016
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No matter how hard you work out, you won’t see results if you carry on eating all the unhealthy things. This is even truer when it comes to abs. You can carry on giving over 100 crunches a day or plank for hours, you just won’t get that flat abs that you so dream of […]

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Eight Most Dangerous Things In Your Home

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  • October 6, 2016
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Thanks to modern inventions, modern medicine and a lot of things we have learned though the centuries about safety, people today are probably safer from accidents than at any other time in history. Despite all the safety precautions we take, it’s unlikely that any of us will ever be completely safe from everything. There are […]

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Top Ten Biggest Workout Mistakes

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  • October 5, 2016
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Fitness has become a global phenomenon in the modern world. People are now more focused than ever in maintaining a fit lifestyle. They want to work out and stay healthy. For this reason, a lot of people are seen going to the gym to workout. Some even stay at home and do the certain exercise. […]

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HMC observes World Heart Day

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  • October 4, 2016
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Staff, patients and visitors to the Heart Hospital at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) were joined by Ali Janahi, HMC chief of business services; Mahmoud al-Raisi, HMC chief of Continuing Care Group; and David Flory, HMC chief of Tertiary Hospitals Group, on Thursday to mark World Heart Day and learn more about maintaining a healthy heart. […]

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Winter in Qatar: 10 EASY TIPS FOR STAYING HEALTHY

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  • September 30, 2016
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As the temperature falls, it’s time to prepare for winter season in Qatar. Boost your immunity throughout winter by consuming a range of fresh foods including green leafy vegetables. You can also boost immunity by taking a quality vitamin such as Echinacea, garlic, vitamin C and or Zinc. While many people will be happily saying […]

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Diabetes cost in Qatar could rise to QR5bn

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  • September 26, 2016
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Qatar’s annual cost for diabetes care could rise from QR1.8bn in 2015 to QR5bn in 2035 and QR8.4bn by 2055, if no immediate action is taken to combat the problem, according to a report presented at the International Diabetes Leadership Forum. The net present cost for treating diabetes over the next 40 years is estimated […]

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Are fitness trackers really helpful gadgets?

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  • September 23, 2016
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They have become the must-have for fitness fans but wearable gadgets that track users’ physical activity may not help people lose weight, a new study has found. Instead of motivating users to do more exercise over the day, the two-year survey found the devices were actually less effective at encouraging people to lose weight than […]

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