Syeda Kiran Zahra Hussain

About: Syeda Kiran Zahra Hussain

Syeda Kiran Zahra Hussain is a Pakistan origin health writer and nutritionist. After her basic education in Pakistan she moved to Oman for further studies and became "the First-Health Coach from the Sultanate". She is graduate of Psychology, Philosophy and English Literature, and was also nominated for "Full-Bright Scholarship Program," from St. Joseph College for women. Syeda is our lead contributing News Editor and she believes "Food is the best form of Preventive-Medicine".

Articles By Syeda Kiran Zahra Hussain

Consumer Health Digest
Nov24

Thanksgiving Day: Be Thankful For Everything You Have

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated mainly in the United States and Canada. It is a day for giving thanks for the blessings of the previous year. In the United States, it is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November but in Canada it is on the second Monday of October. Other places around the globe have similar celebrations. Thanksgiving has long been celebrated and it has historical roots from both religious and...

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Consumer Health Digest
Jan11

Drug & Alcohol Facts Week: 25th to 31st of January, 2016

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) connects students with scientists along with other experts for the purpose of counteracting myths related to drugs and alcohol from the internet, television, movies, music and other people. It was started in 2010 by scientists from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for stimulating educational events in communities so that teens can learn about the science of drug abuse and...

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Consumer Health Digest
Jan07

National Non-Smoking Week: 17th – 23rd January 2016

National Non-Smoking week is one of the major events in the public health education efforts of the Canadian government. It is observed during the third full week of January every year starting on a Sunday. This year, it will start on the 17th of January and end on the 23rd day of the same month. The public health campaign was established in 1977 by the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control for the purpose of informing the public of the...

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Consumer Health Digest
Jan06

Cervical Health Awareness Month: Join to Prevent the Cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which was designated by the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC). It is an opportunity to increase awareness about how people, most especially women, can protect themselves from human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer. HPV is a common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it can substantially increase the risk of developing cervical cancer. NCCC, along with many...

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Consumer Health Digest
Jan05

National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Join To Prevent Complete Vision loss

National Glaucoma Awareness Month is a public health and awareness campaign for spreading the word about the common sight-stealing disease. It is generally for raising awareness of glaucoma which includes vital information about the common condition. There are over 3 million people in the United States who have the condition and it is projected to increase by more than 50% by the year 2030 according to the National Eye Institute. The...

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Consumer Health Digest
Jan02

Thyroid Awareness Month: Contribute In Reaching The Goal

Thyroid Awareness Month is a public health and awareness campaign that aims to educate the general public about the different thyroid diseases and their symptoms. It raises awareness of the common endocrine disorder which is actually more common than heart disease or diabetes according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. In fact, it affects approximately 30 million Americans with more than half who are still...

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Consumer Health Digest
Dec30

National Stalking Awareness Month: Join To Stop The Crime

January 2016 marks the twelfth observance of the National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM). It was first launched in January 2004 by the National Center for Victims of Crime to raise the public’s awareness and understanding of stalking as a crime. NSAM was born from the tragic death of Peggy Klinke, a woman who was stalked and murdered by her ex-boyfriend in January 2003. Peggy’s sister, Debbie Riddle, called for help from...

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Consumer Health Digest
Dec29

National Blood Donor Month: Donate Blood & Save Lives

January is designated as National Blood Donor Month (NBDM) for encouraging donors to give blood. It is an awareness campaign created by The American Red Cross to promote blood donation. It is designated during this time because blood is usually in short supply during winter because of the holidays and inclement weather which makes people more prone to illness. January is the most difficult month for collecting blood donations not just...

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Consumer Health Digest
Dec05

World Patient Safety Day: Join to Improve Patient Safety and Service

What is World Patient Safety Day? World Patient Safety Day is an annual event celebrated on the 9th of December to raise awareness about the safety of patients. Most people are not aware that patient safety is a worldwide public health concern since many hospitals do not provide adequate services for sick people. In many instances, medical professional make mistakes that worsen the condition of the patient and sometimes even cause...

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Consumer Health Digest
Dec03

International Day of People with Disability: 3rd December 2015

The International Day of People with Disabilities in an international campaign for promoting awareness and mobilizing support for crucial issues that are connected to the inclusion of people with disabilities in society and development. It is set on the 3rd of December of every year. The international awareness campaign promotes action for raising awareness in regards to the many different disability issues while at the same time...

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