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Tattoos

Thinking of Getting Tattoos?

Tattoos can cause cancer and mutations – and one color is potentially more toxic than others, according to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). An ECHA research in 2017 has investigated possible tattooing risks. The agency said: “Many reports show significant concerns for public health stemming from the composition of inks used for tattooing.” “The most severe …

Healthcare

Medicine & Islam: Holistic Approach to Healthcare

From an Islamic perspective health is viewed as one of the greatest blessings that God has bestowed on mankind. It should be noted that the greatest blessing after belief is health, as narrated in the following Hadith:

Mental Health

Sports Help Boost Your Mental Health

Since its advent, Islam has always encouraged its believers to exert effort through useful physical activities and sports which are extremely beneficial for our body, as they help us get fit and prevent us from being sick. Games and sports are equally helpful in improving our mental health. This article will focus on some of …

Would You Take a Million for What You Have?

Would You Take a Million for What You Have?

“Would you sell both your eyes for a billion dollars?” Dale Carnegie wondered: “What would you take for your two legs? Your hands? Your hearing? Your children? Your family? Add up your assets, and you will find that you won’t sell what you have for all the gold ever amassed. But do we appreciate all this?

Adaptogens: Now More Than Ever!

Life, especially in these days and this age, creates stress “to the max.” More and more studies daily point out the negative pathologic consequences of our stress-filled lives. What are some of these stress-related illnesses? Well, let’s start with subjective changes like fatigue, anxiety, sleep-related problems, and various muscular aches and pains. On a more …

Exercise Myths

Ten Myths About Exercise

One of the longest and toughest battles in history was the Battle of the Bulge. The daily battle against bulging body forms is not less hard, if not as bloody. Many people are getting increasingly obese, and obesity is stepping in early nowadays.

Beat Aging

Is It Mathematically Impossible to Beat Aging?

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “The best of people are those who live longest and excel in their deeds.” (Tirmidhi). Thus, Islam praises those who live longer as long as they use their lifetime for piety and good deeds. On the other hand, Islam reminds man of his final destination, which is the Day of Judgment and the …

produce Honey

Honey, Bacteria's Worst Enemy

It may not look like it sitting in that cute bear bottle, but honey is a bacteria-killing powerhouse. Bees and some related insects produce honey. They make it from the sugary secretions of plants called floral nectar, or other insects (aphid honeydew). This production process contains several steps; regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation. In …

Balance Everything

And He 'Allah' Set Up Everything in Balance

Islam teaches us to be moderate in all aspects of life, whether it’s religion, worship, relationships, ideas, or activities. Principled moderation is one of the defining characteristics of good character in Islam. Allah says: {Thus, We have made you a justly balanced community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will …



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