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Satire: Quacks call for Papaya Tree to be canonized as “Saint Papaya Tree” for miraculous role in “curing” dengue.

Asansol, Feb 29th, 2015. By an honest reporter. Every noble deed is followed by a slew of opportunists trying to cash in. A delegation of quack practitioners eking a living out of various “belief systems” (i.e. non-scientific and devoid of any sense) systems of … Continue reading

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Satire: New Year Bonanza! Newspapers to be free in 2016, say “we mint enough from ads anyway”.

In a development that smacks of the impending good times, leading newspapers in the country have announced that readers won’t have to pay for them anymore. “Yes, its true”, revealed Mr Fulpej Adkar, Director (Marketing), The Achche Times of India. … Continue reading

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2015: A historic, exciting and truly memorable year for Family Medicine in India.

My dear fellow journeymen, 2015 was an awesome year for FM in India. The year took off with the memorable Kerala state conference in Calicut in the 1st week of Jan itself, followed by an unprecedented number of state Conferences … Continue reading

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Someone diabetic in your home? Buying a glucometer? Some practical, unbiased tips.

The universal “commonsense rule of advertisements” applies here too: Don’t fall for the spectacular claims which they flaunt. Most of the “high end” features are practically useless, just like in your smartphone. Disclaimer: I HAVE NO MONETARY “TIE-UPS” WITH ANY … Continue reading

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Health check-ups: “Packages” are useless if not chosen carefully. So how do you get the most out of them?

  A rigid “Package” of health-check tests is usually not a wise thing to do. What are the missing links? Read on to know why. *** Q. Should I just go for a fixed “package” of tests on my own? … Continue reading

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