A Generation of Post-Traumatic Stress

This article was originally written for and published by Awat Newspaper. The term stress had none of its contemporary connotations before the 1920s. It is a form of the Middle English destresse, derived via Ol...

The Bitter Truth of Sweetness

This article was originally written for and published by Awat Newspaper. In my last article about obesity I highlighted that the biggest co-morbidity known to obesity is type II diabetes. Diabetes is a metaboli...

You are what you eat. So eat healthy.

This article was originally written for and published by Awat Newspaper. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions on a globally scale with WHO reporting that overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk fo...

The Language of Health Starts with Hygiene

This article was originally written for and published by Awat Newspaper. According to Oxford dictionaries the definition of Hygiene is “conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing dis...