KMC Offering Blood Withdrawal Services at Home

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 AM and will cost you between 20,000 and 30,000 in transportation fees. This is a very useful service for elderly people who need someone to drive them to the hospital and it will save those who don't live nearby a…

Why Lebanon is the Healthiest Nation in the Arab World

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 the report, each country in the index is "graded based on variables such as life expectancy, causes of death and health risks ranging from high blood pressure and tobacco use to malnutrition and the availability of clean water". Italy ranked…
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Mental Health now Covered in Lebanese Hospitals

6 months 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

6 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 ...
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Why I was Visiting Philip Morris in Switzerland

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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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Donner Sang Compter is Behind The Arabic Blood-Donation Posters

7 months ago
If you’re still wondering who’s behind the Arabic posters captured in several cities around the world asking people to donate blood in #Lebanon, it’s Donner Sang Compter, a Lebanese non-profit NGO that links potential blood ...
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AUBMC Celebrated Valentine Differently This Year

8 months ago
American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) decided to celebrate Valentine differently this year by organizing a small romantic dinner for a couple to thank them for their endless devotion and being a source of ...
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