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Help The Sara help Kashmiri youth

Suicide - warning signs

While Jammu and Kashmir has always had among the lowest suicide rates (0.3% of all suicides) in India, statistics show a rising trend (44.3% more in 2012 than 2011) as opposed to a slight decline (0.1% less in 2012 than 2011) in the overall national figures. The dramatic increase is concerning in a state where …

Healthscare: Primary health care for common man

National Rural Health Mission

Primary health care with skilled nursing facilities and medical technology for prenatal care and delivery. Possibly medical technology for a cesarean section and a neo natal intensive care unit. How complex can it be for the abilities of an upcoming superpower like India? Health care reform is an urgent need, yes, but what does it take to …

Electronic Cigarettes: Getting off the smoke

Fiona Harrison vaping or e-smoking on stage of Carmen at a Welsh National Opera production in Swansea, South Wales

I am a fairly heavy smoker, and have been wanting to quit smoking for a long time. I quit easily enough, but I enjoy smoking too, and end up right back later. I had earlier tried shifting to electronic cigarettes, but it didn’t work. Then, I got a better electronic cigarette from Smokefree, and it …

Top 6 alcoholism myths

Problems drive an alcoholic to drink Well… kind of true. Problems, achievements, company, lack of company, boredom…. all drive an alcoholic to drink. Problems drive an alcoholic to drink, yes, but so does everything else. Alcoholics are only showing their true nature This is not true. Alcoholism changes the perception of needs so that the …