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“WHY VEGAN?” The first-of-a-kind Vegan Conference and Food festival in Lebanon

“WHY VEGAN?” The first-of-a-kind Vegan Conference and Food festival in Lebanon

“WHY VEGAN?” A change for a Better World, the first-of-a-kind Vegan Conference and Food festival in Lebanon took place at Hayek Hospital in Sin El Fil. The conference included Speeches from Georges Hayek & Roland Azar (From the Lebanese Vegan Society), Samira Oufan (Dietitian), Joelle Ghali (Holistic Nutritionist) as well as Georges Achkar & Rami

World Hypertension Day

High blood pressure is a major cause of heart disease, stroke, vascular disease and kidney disease, and contributes to dementia. Sometimes, hypertension has no warning signs or symptoms, and many people do not know they have it until the development of complications. Healthy attitudes and lifestyle changes can help combat hypertension: Eat a healthy diet


The most joyous time of the year has come around again and there is no better way to celebrate family and loved ones than with healthy, balanced, home-cooked meals. Ramadan, the most sacred month of the year for Muslims, is not only intended to be a fast from food and drink, but also one of

Colgate Revolutionizes Oral Care with New Breakthrough Colgate Total® Toothpaste

New Colgate Total® Toothpaste Designed for Enhanced Protection and Whole Mouth Health Colgate and NEPCO, member of HOLDAL Group, introduced the new Colgate Total toothpaste during a launch event at Le Gray Hotel, Beirut, to prominent Lebanese dentists, retailers and media representatives as well as bloggers on April 11, 2019. This new Colgate Total toothpaste

Bellevue Medical Center Stress Management Unit: A stress relieving day-retreat with journalists

Beirut, Lebanon – May 2019: To mark the launch of the stress management unit at the Bellevue Medical Center, media representatives were invited to a stress-relieving day trip in Abdelli, Batroun region. Professor Nabil Okais, founder of the spine center and the stress management unit, welcomed the audience, saying: “At Bellevue, we believe in the

Tips for Flossing Your Teeth

Dental flossing is a very important step in routine dental cleaning. The space in between teeth makes up almost half the dental area and brushing alone misses these large areas. Hence, flossing (interdental cleaning) is a critical step for dental hygiene. Removing plaque between teeth can prevent gum disease, decay and bad breath. How to

AUBMC takes skull base tumor surgeries to a more advanced level

First Endoscopic Endo-nasal resection of large olfactory groove meningioma in Lebanon at AUBMC Beirut, May 13, 2019: The Department of Surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) performed the first Endoscopic Endonasal resection of large olfactory groove meningioma in Lebanon. The first- of-its-kind procedure permits the surgeon to remove tumors in the

Do You Have Diabetes? Consult your doctor before fasting! Ministry of Public Health launches the guidance campaign for diabetic patients during Ramadan

Beirut, Lebanon – April 30, 2019 – Under the auspices and in the presence of the Minister of Public Health Dr. Jamil Jabak, the Ministry launched today the annual national awareness campaign on the updated guidelines for diabetes during the holy month of Ramadan. The campaign is in partnership with the Lebanese Society of Endocrinology,

Promedz Honors Hasbani for His Support and Efforts in the Medical Field over the Years during Their 11th Anniversary Celebration

Beirut, May 6, 2019: During a ceremony held at the Movenpick Hotel on the 17th of April, Promedz celebrated its 11th anniversary in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Ghassan Hasbani, Minister of Health Dr. Jamil Jabak represented by the Director of the Medical Care Directorate at the Ministry of Public Health Dr. Joseph

In the Goal of highlighting the importance of Lung Cancer Screening, GlobeMed Lebanon and Naef Basile Cancer Institute at the American University of Beirut partner to ensure health coverage by insurance companies

The Naef Basile Cancer Institute at the American University of Beirut in collaboration with GlobeMed Lebanon held a lecture on the importance of early screening to detect lung cancer in its early stages. The lecture was attended by representatives of insurance companies and other risk carriers contracted with GlobeMed Lebanon, and the Naef K. Basile