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Healthcare tips: Don’t let the heat kill you!

Summer woes are hard to deal when the mercury keeps rising each day across the sunny belt. One main summer health problem is heat exhaustion which may lead to fatal heat stroke. The symptoms of heat exhaustion are dizziness, headache and fainting. When the symptoms are accompanied by skin dryness and high body temperature above 103 degrees Fahrenheit, it could result in heat stroke. Heat stroke needs immediate medical treatment. If not treated well in time, it may cause damage to internal organs permanently or even death. In such a…

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Box Drive Will Let You ‘Stream’ Files From the Cloud to Your PC

While Google is planning to expand the backup service offered by its Drive desktop app, another cloud service, Box, has now launched its own Box Drive desktop app. As you might expect, the desktop app, available for Windows and macOS, essentially allows users to get access to their cloud files locally from their computers. The Box Drive desktop app is already available and can be downloaded from the company’s official website. Importantly, users will be able to download the files from the cloud service on demand through Box Drive app…

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Don’t Let Negative Thoughts Come in the Way of Your IIT Dream

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” – Zig Ziglar It’s true that staying positive under heaps of pressure is quite a difficult task. The burden of qualifying any competitive examination like IIT-JEEcan make it tough for the aspirants to sleep, eat and relax.Moreover, the lack of sleep makes it all-the-more worst by hampering the grades. Here are fivesurprising ways that will help you have a positive mind and a positive approach towards the preparation for IIT. The following strategies would surely keep your thoughtsin…

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Let Government Staff’s Pension Funds To Invest 50% In Equities: PF Body

   Hyderabad: The pensions fund regulator PFRDA wants government to more than treble investment levels in equity markets by government subscribers under the National Pension System (NPS) up to 50 per cent from 15 per cent now. The regulator has sent a proposal to government seeking to allow government subscribers (state and Central government employees) invest up to 50 per cent in equities under the NPS, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority chairman Hemanth Contractor said here on Thursday. The authority manages about Rs. 1.70 trillion of funds belonging to…

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Want Healthy Kids? Let them Play in the Mud, Feed them Allergenic Foods and Get a Dog

If you read about children’s health, you’ve heard a lot of this before: Microbes, vilified because they cause infectious diseases, can be beneficial to a child’s well-being. Our society’s penchant for hyper-cleanliness is actually making our children less healthy and more prone to allergies. But microbiologists B. Brett Findlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta make that case with an unusually convincing display of evidence – as well as historical anecdotes and a parent-friendly sense of humor – in their new book, “Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World.”…

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Don’t Let Stress Derail Your Weight Goals

Wake up before sunrise to go running. Purposefully avoid breakfast or a snack in the hope of saving calories. Assume that “more intense” is always better, whether it be in a workout or an eating plan. All this effort and often no results. Many of us are struggling and frustrated that our bodies are not doing what we want. We’re working hard at eating right and exercising, and we don’t know why the number on the scale doesn’t reflect our efforts. Why is that? The answer could be stress. What…

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