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5 Myths about HIV/AIDS

5 Myths about HIV/AIDS

December is HIV/AIDS awareness month, dedicated to spreading awareness about the virus and reducing the stigma attached to it. The campaign is to help those living with it and advocate for an urgent response to reduce its global impact. The symbol associated with...

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5 Hacks to Build Healthy Habits

5 Hacks to Build Healthy Habits

While you might be motivated to achieve your goals, the idea of creating a new habit can be daunting at first. We seem to have come to grips with several things – what we wish to change, what we should do and how to do it, but following through with our actions seems to require a strong will.

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A Big Fat Crisis – Let’s talk about Obesity II

A Big Fat Crisis – Let’s talk about Obesity II

This is the second part of the article A Big Fat Crisis – Let’s talk about Obesity. To shed light on the matter of Obesity, we spoke to renowned dietician Dr. Swathi Sreekanta, who joined us on World Obesity Day. Here’s the rest of the insightful Q&A with the expert to show us a way out of this prevalent crisis.

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A Big Fat Crisis – Let’s talk about Obesity I

A Big Fat Crisis – Let’s talk about Obesity I

It might sound counterintuitive, but despite often being associated with malnutrition, India is seeing rising obesity. Data sources indicate that more than 135 million Indians are affected by obesity. And it is not just a cosmetic concern. Being obese is a medical condition that increases the risk of other illnesses and health problems like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain cancers.

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Matters of the Mind – A conversation with Psychologist Shatarupa Chakraborty

Matters of the Mind – A conversation with Psychologist Shatarupa Chakraborty

As part of the Expert Speak series, Docvita CEO Anmol Arora was in conversation with counseling psychologist and expressive arts-based therapist Shatarupa C to explore Matters of the Mind. The two speakers highlighted the importance of looking at mental health the same way we look at physical health. “Just like we go to the doctor when we have a fever before it develops into pneumonia,” quipped Shatarupa, “mental health deserves the same attention and reflex in getting help.”

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5 Healthy Alternatives to Your Favourite Diwali Snacks

5 Healthy Alternatives to Your Favourite Diwali Snacks

With the festive season right around the corner, preparations for the celebration have begun in most households. Spring-cleaning the house, the annual gift shopping, and buying of sweets are now on everyone’s to-do lists. Most of us have already marked those five days as cheat days in our calendar, and while the festival does call for some indulgence, it is essential to take care of our health.

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