Health

Blame It On the Cold: Infections and Misconceptions

“I drank too much cold water again,” my nanny sighed as she put a cup of tea in the microwave, her voice cracking.  She has been nursing a cough and an irritated throat for the past two weeks and the arrival of the coronavirus outbreak in our corner of Queens, NY…

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The Rise of Video Game Addiction

Playing video games is enjoyed by more than 2.2 billion people, which makes it one of the most popular hobbies in the world. This beloved hobby is gaining new fans every year because it can be equally enjoyed by men, women, and children of all ages.  While playing video games…

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Why does the menstruating woman not pray or fast?

As Salaamu Alaikum. I have had some Muslim friends asking questions about certain rules and regulations in Islam. Specifically, it was asked “Why don’t we women pray or fast during our menses?”. Now, the short answer to that is “God said so”. It is agreed upon by all the scholars…

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