Healthcare

The Importance of Breastfeeding to the Muslim Child

The mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father desires to complete the term. But he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms…If they both decide on weaning, by mutual consent, and after due consultation, there is no blame on them.

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December 1, 2011

Stroke: Major Cause of Disability

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US and second worldwide in both men and women.

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December 1, 2011

Mastering Home Economics Essential to Personal Freedom

The best time for teaching basic home economics is when children are young.

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November 10, 2011

Stark Law Terms Often Misunderstood by Physicians

With the government beginning to scrutinize a physician’s practice now more than ever, many physicians are starting to take a proactive role in understanding certain rules that have been implemented against them.

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October 13, 2011

Zeeshan Syed Study Predicts Risk of Cardiovascular Death

Zeeshan Syed, Ph.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues investigated the utility and prognostic ability of MV, SM, and HRMs to stratify the risk of death after ACS.

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October 13, 2011

Palestine Children’s Relief Fund Event

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF) has announced the attendance of two very special guests at this years banquet/fundraiser. The two sisters, Fatema and Hala, ages 10 and 11, were seriously burned in a house fire in Gaza, Palestine.

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September 8, 2011

The Horizontal Expansion

It’s been just over a week since the Holy Month of Ramadan ended, however the effects of the holiday can already be seen on the waistlines of countless denizens of Kuwait.

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September 8, 2011

Understanding the Basics of Medicaid Planning

The following are three (3) basic questions that are often misunderstood when it comes to planning for Medicaid:

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August 25, 2011

Post-Traumatic Stress: The Disability of Our Time

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a psychological problem that can affect people from any part of the globe, and from every social class…

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August 18, 2011

Profile: Nina Rehman Khan, HDF President

Farmington–June 15–The new president of HDF spoke with TMO Tuesday about her background, her experience with HDF, and her plans for the future.

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June 16, 2011

Drugs and Medicines in Historical Context

In this hadith, the Prophet (s) said, “My Sunna is the best medicine.”

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May 26, 2011

Dr. Abdul Razzaque Ahmed Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From the Pan Arab League of Dermatologists

Dubai, UAE–On 19th of April 2011, the Pan Arab League of Dermatologists honoured Dr. Abdul Razzaque Ahmed of Boston, Massachusetts with a “Lifetime Achievement Award”.

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May 19, 2011

ACCESS Health Fair Serves Hundreds in Dearborn Michigan

This weekend ACCESS sponsored a health fair from 10AM to 3PM. The event was coordinated as it has been for the past eight years, by Mona Farroukh.

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May 12, 2011

Naheed Ali’s Book on Diabetes Receives Rave Reviews

In this day and age, readers of all ages everywhere are looking at their quality of life, dietary habits, and physical issues linked to unrelenting diseases such as diabetes.

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April 21, 2011

The Day I Met Abdul Sattar Edhi, a Living Saint

Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi, 82, gave up everything to devote his life to helping Pakistan’s poorest.

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April 14, 2011

Muslim Mental Health Conference

Prof. Abbasi wanted to push, through the conference, the theme of goals shared and acceptance. She explained, “to accept is to learn the art of coexistence.”

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March 31, 2011

US Muslim Consumers, A Niche Market

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey: In the ballroom of an upscale hotel a short train ride from New York, advertisers, food industry executives and market researchers mingled — the men in dark suits, the women in headscarves and Western dress. Chocolates made according to Islamic dietary laws were placed at each table.

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December 30, 2010

Dental Braces

dental braces explained, for kids

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October 14, 2010

Dr. Hussain–First Ever “Hybrid Vascular” Surgery

During an hour long procedure, surgeons Syed Hussain, M.D. and Jennifer Ash, M.D. implanted the hybrid bypass stent-graft into the leg of a 60-year-old Peoria, IL man with a blockage in the primary artery of his left thigh

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September 30, 2010

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