birth control

11 types of contraception every woman should know about

Birth control is one choice that every woman needs to make, be it to protect herself against sexually transmitted diseases or to ensure that she doesn’t get pregnant till she wants to.


fight dry skin in winter

How you can fight dry skin in winter

After stepping out of a relaxing warm shower, does your skin feel tight and itchy? Are your hands and feet rough and scaly?


cough-and-fatigue

Battling a persistent cough and fatigue? Do not rule out TB

The United Nations had predicted that tuberculosis (TB) would be eliminated worldwide by 2025. However, cases of TB saw a spurt in the mid-80s, so much so that the World Health Organisation in 1993 declared TB a “global emergency”


boost your brainpower

8 easy ways to keep your mind sharp as you age

Aging is an inevitable part of life, and is associated with cognitive and brain changes. However, just because you’re getting on in years doesn’t mean you can’t retain your innate sharpness.


fitness-tips

Fitness tips for women: Are you making these workout mistakes?

Are you working out super hard in the gym, but not seeing any results? Ladies, it’s not the gym’s fault, it’s your own. Most women have given up their fear that resistance training will make them look “manly” but there are plenty of other mistakes they make when it comes to their fitness routines.


Smart phone

Why you should think twice before handing your smartphone to your child

Child interrupting you during lunch with friends? Hand him your smartphone. Child howling for a new toy at the supermarket? Give her your smartphone. Child throwing a tantrum at the airport? Where’s that smartphone?


health-risks

Movember special: 5 health risks men should watch out for

Movember is more than just an unshaven month. Thirteen years after it was launched to raise money and awareness of men’s health, it has become a movement


diabetes

6 things you need to know to beat Type 2 diabetes

There’s no way to sugar coat these statistics. According to the International Diabetes Federation, there are 69.1 million cases of diabetes in India in 2015 and experts predict we’ll surpass numbers in China to become the diabetes capital of the world.


air-purifier-box

8 things you need to know when shopping for an air purifier

An air purifier may have seemed like a luxury a while back, but it’s beginning to look more like a necessity these days.


protect your child from asthma

How to protect your child from asthma attacks in winter

Across the world, asthma is the leading cause of chronic illness in children. It can begin at any age, but most children display their first symptoms by the time they turn 5 years old. In India, about 15-20 million people suffer from asthma; 10-15% of them are children in the age group of 5-11 years.


protect your family from increased pollution levels

How to protect your family from increased pollution levels

Stepping out to get a breath of fresh air seems like a thing of the past, if you’re living in Delhi today. Air pollution levels surged to PM2.5 (particulate matter) in the first week of November, hitting a new peak after Diwali.