Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi

March 8: International Women's Day


It was not too long ago when women were not allowed to vote or run for office. They were not allowed to hold a profession or to keep their own earnings. Women in history have been denied of such basic rights as inheritance, education and choosing their own partners in marriage.

Morning Breath

Hello, Morning Breath!


You wake up even before the alarm goes off on a Guetta song. You give yourself a good stretch and break into the first yawn of the day.


Much Ado About Chocolates


Long before Willy Wonka and his Oompa-Loompas made good business out of chocolates, the Mayans and Aztecs have already been producing them for religious rituals some 4000 years ago.

Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer: Are You at Risk?


A 2008 report released by Poul Erik Petersen of the World Health Organization’s Global Health Program named oral cancer as the eighth most common cancer worldwide. It’s particularly high among men and is essentially notable among developing countries.

Quit Smoking

Smoking Bullies Good Bacteria


Smokers are easier candidates for disease. A new study sponsored by Philips Oral Healthcare concluded that smoking causes the body to turn against its own good bacteria.

Dose of Sunshine

Vitamin D: A Dose of Sunshine


With a host of sunscreens loud with an entire range of SPFs available in the market today, we ask ourselves, have we gone so far as depriving ourselves with the good dose of sunshine? According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a pandemic.

Walk for Education 2012

Dubai Cares Walk for Education 2012


Seeing the latest series of Ashton Martin or Porsche rolling along the busy streets of Dubai is nothing new to its residents. In fact, a study commissioned by HSBC Bank International named the UAE as the home of the richest expatriates in the world.