AUB Beach is Open but Not Suitable for Swimming

AUB sent out an email few days ago that AUB Beach will be open officially as of Monday 22nd of May from 10:00am till 7:00pm on a daily basis, including weekends. However, this email was followed by another advising students not to swim yet because the level of bacteria exceeded the acceptable limits for bathing water quality. So until new results are out, avoid swimming there and enjoy bathing under the sun.

When You Google Smoking in Lebanon

I was just watching a disturbing video showing a young kid asking her mother to pass her the Arguile, which the loving and thoughtful mother does! This may be shocking to many but the sad truth is that it happens a lot in Lebanon and if it's not children smoking arguile, it's parents taking their babies and toddlers to Arguile places to celebrate a first communion, a birthday or just have lunch with the family.…
Health

KMC Offering Blood Withdrawal Services at Home

3 weeks ago
Keserwan Medical Center, an AUBMC affiliate that is open in Kfarhbab, is offering a blood withdrawal service at home starting May 4. The service is available from Monday till Saturday from 6:30 AM till 10:30 ...
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Why Lebanon is the Healthiest Nation in the Arab World

4 weeks ago
Lebanon ranked 32nd out of 163 countries in Bloomberg’s 2017 Global Health Index and the healthiest nation in the Arab World with a health score of 79.55. Just to give you a quick overview of ...
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Mental Health now Covered in Lebanese Hospitals

1 month ago
Mental disorders touch 25% of the Lebanese population according to reports and everyone of us is vulnerable to these mental health issues. We’ve seen plenty of awareness campaigns this year in regards to mental illness ...
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(Updated) AUB’s Insight Club Controversial Lecture on Homosexuality

2 months ago
Update: The lecture has been cancelled. Here’s the [memo]. The Insight Club is hosting a public lecture on Thursday 23rd of March at the Issam Fares Lecture Hall – AUB (near AUBMC) at 5PM on ...
Health

Why I was Visiting Philip Morris in Switzerland

2 months ago
My recent trip to the Philip Morris International (PMI) Research Center in Neuchâtel in Switzerland might have come as a shock to many. Most of you know I don’t smoke, and that I’m a staunch ...
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A Karaoke To Remember

2 months ago
In order to help people understand what it feels like to have Alzheimer’s, a Karaoke club in Beirut change the lyrics of famous songs. Instead of “I’m loving angels instead” or “Isn’t it ironic don’t ...
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AUB To Become Entirely Smoke-Free by 2019

2 months ago
AUB’s President Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri, who is a thoracic/head and neck medical oncologist, has vowed to turn AUB into an entirely smoke-free campus (indoors and outdoors) within 24 months in a long letter published ...
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No Child Should Die of Heart Disease Because of a Lack of Funds

2 months ago
“No Child Should Die of Heart Disease Because of a Lack of Funds” is The Brave Heart Fund’s mission and they’ve just kicked off this powerful TVC to raise awareness on the lack of funds ...
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