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This story by Tim Hornyak was originally published on Eos as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration of more than 400 news outlets committed to better coverage of the climate crisis.  Indonesians say being prepared for climate-related disasters helped blunt the impact of the coronavirus pandemic – and that lessons in resilience may mitigate the effects of climate crises in the future. The coronavirus pandemic presents different challenges in different countries, but...

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Ayurveda was developed in India more than 3,000 years ago and is one of the world’s oldest forms of alternative medicines. Its advocates believe wellness is dependent on a delicate balance of mind, body and spirit.   In recognition of the power of Ayurvedic medicine, VPS Burjeel Day Surgery Center on Al Reem Island  has just opened a center devoted to this kind of personalised care.  The Vaidyashala Clinic (vaidya means physician, while shala means place)...

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Back in June 2014, a cheery wave from a small hand would change my life for good. The hand belonged to my then two-year-old daughter, and she was waving at me as I was being wheeled into a Dubai hospital for surgery. My op was the culmination of a lifetime of over-indulging in alcohol and takeaways. A regular in UK pubs since I was 16, my love of a good night out was fuelled by...

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From ethically-sourced clothing and accessories to a made-in-the-UAE gym kit to a compact workout bench, livehealthy’s gift guide has you covered.  Only Ethikal Show the do-gooder in your life a thing or two with an item from Only Ethikal, a sustainable fashion e-commerce platform in the UAE founded by Deepthi Chandran Joyau, who was born and raised in Dubai and spent 15 years in the corporate world. Each design is produced and traded ethically  and...

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It was 2,500 years ago in Ancient Greece that Hippocrates, the father of medicine, recognized that a person’s wellbeing is the totality of their mental and physical health – and that prevention of ill health is key.  “The greatest medicine of all is teaching people not to need it,” he said.  Another Movember has come and gone, and with it the moustaches men grow to raise awareness about men’s health. But a full 17 years...