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BinSina remains committed to the health and wellness of UAE residents

The first BinSina pharmacy opened doors in 1965 to address growing healthcare needs of the UAE
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From a humble pharmacy in Dubai’s Naser Square to a chain of more than 120 stores that promise quality healthcare to people across the UAE, BinSina, Dubai’s first-ever licensed pharmacy completes 55 years of operations this year. The first BinSina pharmacy opened its doors in 1965 with the aim to address growing healthcare needs of a young nation. Today the superbrand prides itself in being in the frontline, addressing concerns and queries of residents, and remaining just as committed in a socially-distanced world during the pandemic.

Soufiyan Shemisa, Head of Customer, BinSina

“We are very proud of the many contributions that BinSina has made to the healthcare environment in the UAE and greatly value the importance of healthcare access for all. As we prepare for our dynamic period of expansion on

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Ancient Spanish women used their teeth for textile work, study says

  • Scientists analysed fossilised teeth of 106 individuals buried in southern Spain
  • Marks on dental records of females show they used their teeth to make textiles
  • Certain jobs were reserved exclusively for women during Spanish Bronze Age
  • Female-dominated jobs included production of hand-crafted threads and metals

Some textile-related work tasks were only carried out by women during the Bronze Age (1900-1600 BC) in southern Spain, a new study of dental records shows. 

Researchers analysed fossilised teeth of 106 individuals buried in Granada, southern Spain, who were part of the ancient ‘Argaric’ culture 4,000 years ago. 

Women workers used their front teeth – incisors and canines – to perform tasks that involved biting into threads and cords, they found.  

The specific dental wear features, including notches, flakes and grooves on the enamel, resulted from the manipulation of plant and animal fibres used to produce textiles and baskets.   

Scientists say that dental remains
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ECU hosts 2020 Virtual Health and Wellness Career Fair

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) East Carolina University Career Services will host a virtual Health and Wellness Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 17 through the Handshake job database.

The event is open to all ECU students and alumni.

More than 25 companies and organizations from across the country are scheduled to attend the event to recruit students for health and wellness opportunities.

These organizations bring recruiters that are prepared to discuss internships, co-op and full-time employment opportunities with students.

Employers will have a group and one-on-one sessions available for students to sign up and connect throughout the six-hour event.

During these sessions, recruiters will provide information on their organization’s career opportunities as well as to conduct interviews with prospective candidates following the event.

“The outbreak of COVID-19 and emphasis on health care professions has only highlighted the needs and increase for more positions within these fields,” said

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Which dental specialists should you see?

We all know that maintaining good dental health is important — it affects our teeth and jaw, our ability to chew, and our smiles. But it also affects our overall health! Therefore, regular visits with dental professionals are important for maintaining physical health throughout our bodies. But which dental specialist do you see when a dental issue arises? It can be confusing. To take some of the guess work out of it, we’ll describe who does what in the field of dentistry:

General Dentist

A general dentist is a dental professional who is often a patient’s primary dental provider trained to diagnose and treat general dental health issues. From preventative care, to cleanings and exams, to restorative care such as filling cavities and placing crowns, a general dentist is trained in main areas of dental care. Most general dentists first obtain an undergraduate degree, then complete a four-year dental school

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Health and wellness expo set for November, vendors sought for Mentor event | Lake County

Lake Events will be hosting its first health and wellness expo at Great Lakes Mall. The event will be free and open to the public. 

The expo had been canceled due to the novel coronavirus, but it’s now rescheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 14. The expo will feature the latest in fitness, nutrition, skin care, massage, reflexology, weight loss, nutrition for animals and more. 

In addition, complimentary health screenings will be offered by local healthcare professionals including blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, balance, BMI and stroke. Guest speaker presentations will also be featured.

“It’s also the first time for Great Lakes Mall, so we’re really excited to come together and offer this to the community,” said Sherri Falkenberg, event coordinator for Lake Events. 

The expo will have a mix of local vendors and businesses that have their own storefronts, Falkenberg said, including Rose Senior Living, the main sponsor

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Expert panel endorses protocol for COVID-19 herbal medicine clinical trials – World

Brazzaville, 19 September 2020 – The Regional Expert Committee on Traditional Medicine for COVID-19 formed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and the African Union Commission for Social Affairs has endorsed a protocol for phase III clinical trials of herbal medicine for COVID-19 as well as a charter and terms of reference for the establishment of a data and safety monitoring board for herbal medicine clinical trials.

“Just like other areas of medicine, sound science is the sole basis for safe and effective traditional medicine therapies,” said Dr Prosper Tumusiime, Director of Universal Health Coverage and Life Course Cluster at WHO Regional Office for Africa.

“The onset of COVID-19, like the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, has highlighted the need for strengthened health systems and accelerated research and development programmes, including on traditional medicines,” said Dr Tumusiime.

The endorsed technical documents are

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Therapist shows what it’s like to read when you have dyslexia

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A therapist has shared a video that shows exactly what it’s like trying to read when you have dyslexia.

Lindsay Fleming, a licensed therapist for children and teens, posted the clip on TikTok, in which you can try to read a passage of text made up of muddled letters and words.

The point of the video is to highlight the challenges faced everyday by students and young people who struggle with the condition.

‘Have you ever wondered what it’s like for someone to read who is dyslexic in a classroom?’ asks Lindsay on the video.

‘Well, I’m a licensed therapist and I have a challenge for you to find out what it’s like. So, what I want you to do is try to read this that’s above me. That’s what it’s like.’

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Protein Supplements Market Has Tremendous Growth in Future During 2021-2026: GlaxoSmithKline, Nu Skin Enterprises, and Amway Corporation -Market.Biz

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Sep 28, 2020 ( via Comtex) —
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The key market factors which will influence the growth of the Protein Supplements industry like market share, key geographical regions, major key vendors are studied in-depth in this report. All the major Protein Supplements regions and their contribution to the global market share are analyzed comprehensively. This report also

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This Activist Wants to Make Wellness Accessible to Everyone


Meet Sudan Green, one of our 2020 Health Hero semi-finalists.

Sudan Green is one of our 2020 Health Hero semi-finalists. | Photo by Breanne Furlong, design by Meredith Getzfread.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semi-finalists in the 2020 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge brought to you by Independence Blue Cross to give you a glimpse of the people who are helping Philadelphians live healthier lives. Vote to help decide which of these 10 semi-finalists become one of three finalists in the running to be our 2020 Health Hero — and get a sizable donation to a charity of their choice — here. Remember, you can vote once a day until October 1st!

Name: Sudan Green, founder of Spirits Up!, an organization dedicated to opening

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London’s main lab nearly doubles COVID-19 tests during just six weeks of second wave

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The lab’s six-figure total over the last six weeks comes despite a critical piece of lab equipment unexpectedly going offline on Sept. 24, a temporary downtime that led to a four-day backlog in test processing, LHSC said.

The lab returned to regular turnaround times on Sept. 28.

Last week, Health Canada approved a rapid COVID-19 test by Abbott Diagnostics Scarborough Inc., a device the company said can turn around a result from a sample in as little as 13 minutes. The federal government has announced a plan to buy 7.9 million of the rapid tests.

It is not yet clear whether the new test processing device will become part of the PaLM lab, LHSC said in a statement: “The federal government has not yet released specific details regarding the allocation plan for rapid testing devices.”

Demand for COVID-19 testing in London and across the province skyrocketed last

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