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Simple hygiene steps can avert conjunctivitis 

[PHP Vol 1 Issue 2 Feb 2011] | Have you ever got pink eyes? Itchiness or irritation in the eyes? Inflammation of the lining of the white part of the eyes and the underside of the eyelid? If yes, then you have got conjunctivitis. Besides these, it shows different symptoms that can be easily isolated a single person like watery nose, eye pain, eye swelling, sticky and yellow discharge, sensitivity to light, dryness, blurred vision and fever. It is a type of eye infection that is highly contagious. Pink eyes, itchiness and inflammation or redness of the lining of white part of the eyes coupled with conjunctiva happen to everyone at one time or other. 

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Be acquainted with cold

[PHP Vol 1 Issue 1 Jan 2011] | Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. But if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. During winter, cold is the most common and life taking health problem which mostly affects people living in Upper Mountain and lower Terai areas of Nepal. Life in southern Terai has been hugely affected due to the persistent cold weather and dense fog. Many schools also have been closed in districts of these regions.

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