Healthcare

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

Community News (V12-I31)

NYPD more patrols in Ramadan / Irvine CA civil rights groups condemn UCI ban on Muslim union / Portland mosque gets approval / LA California tea party leaves bad taste in mouth / Loyola University advice for fasting

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July 29, 2010

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox or chicken pox is a highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV).

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June 9, 2010

Movie — Supersize Me

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock puts his health on the line in this examination of the food industry.

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June 6, 2010

Medical Journal Prints Article About Qur`an and Cardiovascular Health

The International Journal of Cardiology has published a 5,000 word analysis of the beneficial and accurate teachings of Qur`an in relation to the heart.

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February 11, 2010

Organ Grinders

The sign reads “For Sale: Kidney , Blood Group A+” and includes a cell phone number at the bottom…

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February 11, 2010

Dr. Abd A. Alghanem Elected Unanimously

Dr. Abd A. Alghanem VPP of Michigan Board of Medicine.

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February 4, 2010

Fazal Khan, Health Law Expert

Dr. Fazal Khan joined the University of Georgia School of Law in the fall of 2006 as an assistant professor specializing in health law. Khan teaches Health Law & Policy, Bioethics, Public Health Law and International Products Liability.

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January 28, 2010

Michigan Muslims Help Haiti

Doctors from around the world have travelled to the island of Hispanola, on which stands the beleaguered and battered nation of Haiti.

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January 28, 2010

Islam in Haiti

Haiti is a benighted country that your author knows well having made working journeys there, and serving on a Committee in my home State of California to support that nation in her struggles (the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere) for over a decade now.

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January 28, 2010

Cancer – The Deadly Legacy of the Invasion of Iraq

Forget about oil, occupation, terrorism or even Al Qaeda. The real hazard for Iraqis these days is cancer. Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq.

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January 9, 2010

Starvation and Behavior

The findings of the “Minnesota Starvation Experiment” conducted at the close of WWII in contemplation of the recovery of millions of Europeans who during the war had suffered from starvation. This is included here because of how it bears on dieting. Ramadan fasting must affect an individual’s ability to cope with and regulate food intake, which is an added dimension to what was already an interesting experiment.

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November 25, 2009

What Do Fat Cells Do

Think fat just hangs around and does nothing? It doesn’t

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November 21, 2009

Body fat stored in the liver, not the belly, is the best indicator of disease

New findings from nutrition researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggest that it’s not whether body fat is stored in the belly that affects metabolic risk factors for diabetes, high blood triglycerides, and cardiovascular disease, but whether it collects in the liver.

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November 11, 2009

How Does Fat Leave Your Body When You Lose Weight?

A scientific look at how fat leaves your body during weight loss

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November 11, 2009

Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Islam

Yesterday on World Alzheimer’s Day, Alzheimer’s Disease International released its 2009 Report in order “to raise awareness for this disease that will have a dramatic impact on individuals and healthcare systems globally.” The estimates are alarming.

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October 1, 2009

Monsanto Hormones (RgBH) in Milk Cause Cancer / Fox Squelches Story

Monsanto hormones RgBH ** cause cancer ** Fox kills story, fires reporters who uncovered the truth.

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September 29, 2009

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