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The art of saving lives
By Lakshmi Subramanian
Chitra Viswanathan, 53, of Bengaluru had an epiphany nearly seven years ago. During a routine phone call to her father in Chennai, she decided to start a trust in her daughter's name. Aishwarya had succumbed to a congenital heart disease at age three. Aishwarya Trust: Rhythm of Heart was born out of the bereaved mother's desire to provide social, emotional and financial support to parents...
Take a break; fast   
Contrary to the testimony of nutritionists, studies have questioned the benefits of stuffing yourself with food in the morning
Food for tot   16 August, 2014
As the middle childhood stage begins, children grow steadily and their physical competence continues to increase. Eating healthy food promotes your child’s healthy development—physical, mental, emotional and social. Planning your child’s meals in advance is a great way to ensure you are supporting his growth and development while avoiding demands and cravings for unhealthy and...
Austerity in yoga   16 August, 2014
We live in an age of consumption. Our economic structures compel us to consume, often needlessly. Where there isn’t desire, it is created, so that we aspire to buy, and so that companies can survive and meet their profit projections. It’s a wheel that is difficult to break.In this scenario, ‘austerity’ is a quaint and forgotten word. It is also a foreboding word, since it...
Silent threat   04 August, 2014
India has been hit by several deadly diseases—from smallpox, plague and cholera, to dengue, malaria and chikungunya. But looking at the damage viral hepatitis is causing, we can easily term it the biggest epidemic of our age.It was in 1974 that India came under the threat of the smallpox epidemic, which is considered to be one of the worst epidemics of the 20th century. The outbreak claimed...
A spot of bother   04 August, 2014
Look; learn; see   29 October, 2011
More in less   04 August, 2014
All's not well   26 July, 2014
Life vs FOMO   21 July, 2014
Man with a mission   07 July, 2014
Herbs curb   07 July, 2014
Building a bond   07 July, 2014
Fringe focus   07 July, 2014
Knot ready? We are!   16 June, 2014
Dishing out love   16 June, 2014
WEDded to the earth   16 June, 2014
C the change   20 May, 2014
Happy feat   20 May, 2014
Back to life   20 May, 2014
Within limits   05 May, 2014
Alternate route   14 April, 2014
Smart sole   14 April, 2014
Excess baggage   14 April, 2014
The morning after   14 April, 2014
BxOne of a kind   14 April, 2014
Back to Basics   25 March, 2014
Joy of giving   25 March, 2014
Hook worms   25 March, 2014
Steady state   25 March, 2014
Twists & turns... and triumph   25 March, 2014
Bumpy road to recovery   03 March, 2014
Diet of colours   03 March, 2014
Living in fear   03 March, 2014
Caught in the web   01 February, 2014
Back to basics.   01 February, 2014
Dean of good health   04 January, 2014
Status update.   04 January, 2014
Scrap special education   04 January, 2014
A winnerís will   16 December, 2013
D for deafness   16 December, 2013
The happiness switch   05 November, 2013
Happy-go-healthy   23 October, 2013
Down memory lane.   23 October, 2013
Herbs that heal   23 October, 2013
Handle with care   07 October, 2013
The Maximum (sick) City   23 September, 2013
Prose not Prozac   23 September, 2013
Up on Down   10 September, 2013
Boon for doggie   10 September, 2013
When TB kills doctors...   26 August, 2013
Letís talk. Period.   27 August, 2013
Eye wish!   26 August, 2013
Mission innovation   06 August, 2013
It is an eye-opener   06 August, 2013
Spreading the smile   23 July, 2013
New light   23 July, 2013
Destiny's child   23 July, 2013
Victory dance   23 July, 2013
Home not alone   23 July, 2013
Acid test   10 July, 2013
Bugging concern   10 July, 2013
Bone of contention   10 July, 2013
For his name's sake   10 July, 2013
Gene kundali   24 June, 2013
Mindfully yours   24 June, 2013
Breath of good health   12 June, 2013
Not so 'Jolie' good   12 June, 2013
More accurate method to predict climate change   27 May, 2013
To be reborn...   29 May, 2013
Joint venture   08 May, 2013
Anyone can be a winner   08 May, 2013
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