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UAE authority just banned 378 products

© Provided by Khaleej Times UAE authority just banned 378 products The Department of Health issued warnings against nine weight-loss products. They contain sibutramine, an appetite suppressant used to treat obesity. The substance was banned in the UAE as well…

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Now your Emirates ID is your health card

© Provided by Khaleej Times Now your Emirates ID is your health card UAE residents will soon be able to use their Emirates ID cards as health insurance cards as well, a move officials say will reduce fraud and misuse…

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Duterte wants to ban public smoking in Philippines

© Provided by Al Jazeera Philippine president, facing criticism for his war drugs, plans to roll out countrywide smoking ban this month. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is under fire for his deadly war on illegal drugs, is planning to…

Mosquito causing Zika viral infection not present in UAE, says official

Ministry of Health to launch awareness campaign on the infection Dubai: The UAE Ministry of Health has stepped in to allay public concern over the Zika virus outbreak and will launch an awareness campaign on the disease, an official said…

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Eat Healthy — Live Healthy initiative launched

Dubai: Next time you see claims on a restaurant menu on how many calories a burger holds, you can cast aside your doubts. In a bid to encourage customers in making healthier choices when it comes to eating, Dubai Municipality…