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All's not well
By Gunjan Sharma
At 10am, the waiting area of the outpatient department at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur, is bustling with patients and their relatives. In the yet to be completed hospital and medical college, doctors are busy seeing patients in a large hall. The hall, meant to serve as a trauma care ward, currently houses several departments: paediatrics, psychiatry, ophthalmology,...
Life vs FOMO   21 July, 2014
What is this FOMO everyone keeps talking about? Does everyone have it? I must have it, too!”If this is how you process new information, congratulations, you have FOMO or Fear of Missing Out. FOMO is not new, though. It has been a part of human experience ever since we started living in groups. It is the result of our tendency to look at what others are doing, comparing our experience with...
Man with a mission   07 July, 2014
The lobby of HealthCare Global hospital, an exclusive corporate oncology hospital in Bengaluru, exudes colour, thanks to the paintings exhibited by Swasti Foundation. The foundation is run by Bhagya Ajaikumar, wife of Dr B.S. Ajaikumar, the chairman and managing director of the HCG group. “Patients and their relatives can visit the art gallery, and if anybody buys a painting, then that...
Herbs curb   07 July, 2014
Hidden behind the old, unkempt building of Mumbai Marathi Granthasanghralaya in Naigaon area is the modest clinic of Dr Sadanand Sardeshmukh, running for almost four decades. It is hard to find the clinic since there are no signs, except a small board bearing his name. But most patients need no signboards because it is the common tales of woes and the subsequent relief that bring them here. Since...
Building a bond   07 July, 2014
You are not like Cinderella's stepmother', my stepdaughter Megha, now 9, said during my initial meetings with her. And I told her that I am her godmother, not their stepmother,” says Pony Verma, a noted choreographer who married actor-director Prakash Raj. She married Raj after he divorced his first wife, with whom he has two daughters. Pony says they are a happy family now. To have...
Fringe focus   07 July, 2014
Look; learn; see   29 October, 2011
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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