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1 hr ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

You don't have to be Muslim: Sampling Minneapolis' Iftar buffets

Ramadan, the Muslim month of prayer and dawn to dusk fasting, runs through July 28. The faithful break the fast each evening with a festive dinner, and a number of local Middle Eastern restaurants mark the occasion with well-stocked buffets.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Columbia Heights, MN, Minneapolis, MN

6 hrs ago | Canada.com

Photos July 11: Top images from around the world

Iranian women recite verses of the Quran, Islam's holy book, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at the shrine of Saint Mohammad Helal Ibn Ali in the city of Aran and Bidgol, some 140 miles south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

After Nigmanand another saint dies while fasting for Ganga

A saint, who claimed to be'Peethadheeshwar' of Kashi Mahashamsan Peeth and was on fast for over a month seeking clean and uninterrupted flow of water in the Ganga river, passed away early this morning at a hospital in Varanasi.

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11 hrs ago | CNN

Mutaz Sammour a Jordanian "Christian" is distributing dates and water to those fasting in Ramadan.

Last week, with the beginning of The Holy Month of Ramadan, a young Jordanian Christian Mutaz Ziad Sammour, leaves his home in Tla'a Al-Ali daily before the time of Maghrib prayer, bringing along with him pre-packaged dates and water to distribute to drivers on traffic lights for Iftar time.

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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health,

15 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Diabetics must be cautious during Ramadan fasting: experts

Fasting during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year, is a personal choice for diabetes patients and should be done only under medical supervision, according to doctors.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Medicine, Diabetes, Endocrinology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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GLP-1 Agonist Therapy

Pharmacologic management of hyperglycemia associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus can be complex and challenging for both healthcare providers and patients.1 A wide array of treatment options are available, starting with lifestyle modifications and metformin monotherapy and progressing to two- and three-drug combinations that may or may not ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Metformin (generic), Glucophage, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Diabetes, Health, Nursing

The Star Online

Fasting far from home: The expatriate experience

Nazeen Koonda and S.G. Masood sharing a traditional Ramadan meal with long-time friends Ahsan Qureshi and wife Mehwesh during buka puasa.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, World News, Pakistan, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Pakistan Travel, Malaysia Travel

The Daily Star

Sidon charities share iftar joy with the city's poorest

SIDON, Lebanon: Umm Salim, a widow, refuses to have her iftar meal in a mosque or public hall.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Ramadan, Health

BBC News

Health warning over Ramadan fasting

One of the UK's leading Islamic groups says it is concerned that Muslims who fast during the month of Ramadan despite being ill are putting their health at risk.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health, Weather

Egypt Today

Modern Times, Modern Fatwas

When in 2001 Egypt's Grand Mufti issued a fatwa, or religious ruling, that the show Man Sayarbah el-Milyon? was un-Islamic, viewers were a little baffled that a TV game show could unleash the wrath of God.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health

AME Info

NCB distributes 'EFTARKALENA' meals for more than 90k fasting person

Consolidated Telecoms is one of the fastest growing Companies in Saudi Arabia and has an exciting opportunity for a Microsoft Solution Developer to be part of the Presales and Technical team in the Western Region to focus on the Commercial organization.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Microsoft, Startups

The Star Online

Fight diabetes: A recipe for success

Dr Yeoh Boon Hock and Prof Dr Nor Azmi Kamaruddin at the launch of the MSD Ramadan Campaign 2014 - Smart Info Tools .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Islam, Food, Recipes

The Daily Record

Glasgow's Muslim community on how Islamic holy month of Ramadhan is celebrated in Scotland

WE take a look at how the holiest of times for the Islamic faith is different for Muslims in Glasgow than elsewhere around the world.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

City Paper

Seriously, Is Fasting Good for You?: The latest research on whether to eat or not

Looks like your column on the benefits of fasting may be in need of an update! "We could not predict that prolonged fasting would have such a remarkable effect in promoting stem cell-based regeneration of the hematopoietic system," says university professor Valter Longo, coauthor of a new study on the subject.

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Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Egypt Today

Make Them Feel Special

The little people: Round them all up before iftar and make sure you have enough household help.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Vegetables

Examiner.com

Fasting and intermittent fasting aid weight loss, have anti-aging benefits

Scientific studies show fasting and intermittent fasting promote weight loss and burn belly fat, but have other important anti-aging health benefits, such as protecting the brain from degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Arab News reported Wednesday.

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Great Bend Tribune

The seven things families can do to prevent heart di...

Families that incorporate a list of seven simple health behaviors into their lifestyles can ward off not only heart disease, but also cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer's, experts say.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Brigham Young University, Life, Food, Dieting, Alzheimer's, Medicine, Dementia

International Business Times

Same Genes That Affect Children's Reading Ability, Influence Their Math Skills

So far, math was seen as a complex skill that only the intelligent and well equipped could master, and reading was known to be a simpler one.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Thetelegraphand Argus

More than 5,000 cakes sold for charity

A FUNDRAISING scheme dreamt up in Bradford has seen more than 5,000 cakes sold for charity across the UK.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Star Online

Break fast with cooling a jigar dandaa

Tasty drink: Yasmin and fellow worker M. Mustafa showing the 'jigar danda' at their stall in Queen Street, George Town.

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Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

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