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BEWARE: Carrying Medicines to UAE Can Get You Arrested
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BEWARE: Carrying Medicines to UAE Can Get You Arrested

A British man, 61-year-old Perry Coppins, was detained in Dubai after he was arrested for carrying anti-anxiety medications through customs. He was put in jail for five weeks while awaiting his first trial, and faces a potential four-year jail sentence. The story has highlighted the need for extra vigilance when travelling to the United Arab Emirates…

Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018
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Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018

Islamabad: Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination”. The British Backpacker Society announced the results, ranking the world’s top 20 adventure travel destinations for 2018, which…

Mother Gives Birth to a Real-Life ‘Mermaid’
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Mother Gives Birth to a Real-Life ‘Mermaid’

Baby born with legs fused together tragically dies four hours later KOLKATA: A mother astonished doctors when she gave birth to India’s second ever ‘mermaid baby’ but sadly lost it just four hours later. The unnamed baby, whose sex was unclear due to its underdeveloped pelvis and fused legs, suffered from a rare condition known…

American Heart Association President Suffers Heart Attack at 52
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American Heart Association President Suffers Heart Attack at 52

CALIFORNIA: In an ironic turn of events, the president of the American Heart Association, Dr. John Warner, suffered a heart attack on a morning in mid-November during the AHA organization’s flagship scientific conference taking place in Anaheim, California a five-day conference on cardiovascular science. Warner, a practicing cardiologist and the CEO of UT Southwestern University…

Majority of Portuguese Have Missing Teeth
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Majority of Portuguese Have Missing Teeth

Less than a third of ethnic Portuguese nationals have all their natural teeth, while more than ten percent have lost eight teeth or more, according to a barometer carried out at the request of the national Dentists’ Association. According to the 2017 Portuguese oral health barometer, 68 percent of Portuguese have lost at least one…

8 Million Brits Admit To Using Illegal Teeth Whitener
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8 Million Brits Admit To Using Illegal Teeth Whitener

United Kingdom – Despite numerous reports detailing the side effects of illegal teeth whitening, the temptation to trust unqualified practitioners to create a gleaming white smile is still prevalent in the UK. Recent research has found how one in four adults (24%) have undergone teeth whitening, with almost half (45%) using an illegal provider. Research…

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