23 ½ Hours: The Single Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health

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23 ½ Hours: The Single Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health

A compelling new video – going viral on the Internet as we speak – asks the question, what’s the single best thing you can do for your health? The answer, according to narrator Dr. Mike Evans, is to limit your sitting and sleeping in other words your periods of inactivity to 23 ½ hours a day.

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School children draw out tips on diabetes prevention and control

  New Delhi – Three hundred school children will participate in a week-long city-wide poster-making competition in selected schools throughout the city beginning today, organized by HRIDAY and Arogya World on the dual occasion of Children’s Day and World Diabetes Day (WDD). On account of this year’s theme for WDD, ‘Diabetes Education and Prevention’ the [...]

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The World at 7 Billion – NCDs and Their Impact

Women As A Powerful Solution to the NCDs Crisis As the seven billionth person came into this world on October 31, 2011, we at Arogya World can’t help but reflect that the impact of non-communicable diseases, NCDs, like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic lung diseases, is greater than ever before.   The fact is that [...]

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The Blue Circle – A Powerful Symbol for World Diabetes Day

During the last month, you have probably seen more than one pink ribbon.  Every October, breast cancer awareness month, we see the pink ribbon displayed on everything from shirts to mugs to even stamps.  Most people in the U.S., even many young children, are familiar with the pink ribbon and that it stands for breast [...]

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Arogya World’s Healthy Schools Program Progresses: Diabetes education begins in 6 Indian schools

  Getting people to increase physical activity and improve their diet is the most difficult task in diabetes prevention. We believe we must reach and educate children on diabetes and its prevention before their lifestyle habits are fully established. That is why our school education model for Diabetes Awareness and Prevention, developed in partnership with [...]

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