Legal Status To Cannabis Usage: Can We Afford It?
MARIJUANA AND THE VULNERABLE KIDS
18.02.18 - Sanjeev Ahluwalia

CANNABIS USAGE IN CANADA is looking to get a legal status with the anticipated decision of the federal government to legalize the use of non-medical marijuana from July 2018. One comes across numerous reports that highlight the virtues of pot smoking and I am not ...
  


National Health Protection Scheme: 10 crore families to get benefit from Oct 2
BUDGET 2018
02.02.18 - TEAM PT

A day after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the world's largest government-funded healthcare programme in Union Budget 2018-19, finer details of the scheme have come in.
 
On Friday, NITI Aayog members spoke at length about the government’s new ambitious healthcare scheme which looks to cover 10 ...
  


Brahm Mohindra rolls out the vision document of the health & medical education department
VISION 2018
11.01.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister today held a press conference to flag the notable achievements of the department within a time span of 10 months. The Minister also rolled out the vision document of Health and Medical Education Department. He ...
  


Woman dies after “200% safe” surgery worth Rs 43 lakh fails
MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE
08.01.18 - TEAM PT

A 60-year-old Thane resident, Mithula Bafna, spent Rs 43 lakh for his wife's treatment but lost her after a heart valve fell into her heart during a surgery at Hinduja hospital, Mumbai.

Bafna, in a complaint filed at the Maharashtra Medical Council, said that doctors had ...
  


You want to be an ‘I’? Or would love to be a ‘You’?
WHEN YOUR EGO GETS BRUISED
01.01.18 - CHANDANI CHANDEL*

WE TWEAK OUR EGOS, but never accept. It swells when we do something for others who we perceive are inferior to us, may be in age, status, intelligence, economic standing, or material possessions. We always want to show our humanitarian side when piles of old ...
  


Pay attention and be aware of your surroundings
LESSONS FROM KAMALA MILLS FIRE
30.12.17 -

Scary and sad news about the fire in Kamala Mills last night has come as a shocking wake up call. Most of the dead were a group of friends at a birthday party...a situation any of us could find ourselves on any given evening.

Sharing this ...
  


Brahm Mohindra announces free chest X-ray facility for TB patients
INITIATED 'ACTIVE CASE FINDING' SCREENING PROGRAMME
29.12.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: In a bid to eliminate Tuberculosis from the State by 2025, the Punjab Government has launched the novel initiative of free X-Ray to diagnose suspected TB patients in all the government hospitals of the state. The State Government has in principle also decided to provide ...
  


32 Cataract surgeries conducted under torchlight, doctor suspended
ANOTHER MEDICAL MESS-UP
26.12.17 - TEAM PT

At least 32 people in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao were operated for cataract at a government hospital under torchlight on Monday night, prompting authorities to transfer the district’s top health official and suspend a doctor for negligence and violation of norms.
 
The patients, from rural areas in ...
  


Guruji’s sons 'Sikhs' have always served humanity: Rana Gurjeet
PAU MARKS 350th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GURU GOBIND SINGH JI
21.12.17 - TEAM PT

LUDHIANA: With the initiative of Punjab Government, the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) marked the 350th birth anniversary of Saint-Solider, Guru Gobind Singh Ji today by organizing a symposium and exhibition on the campus. Rana Gurjeet Singh, Minister of Power and Irrigation, Punjab, was the chief guest ...
  


Journo pens book on life in Chandigarh
12.12.17 - PT Bureau

‘The Big Small Town: How Life Looks from Chandigarh’ by Aarish Chhabra – a chronicler of life in City Beautiful
 
Chandigarh, Dec 12, 2017: A new book on Chandigarh describing life in the mid-sized urbane city was released today. ‘The Big Small Town: How Life Looks ...
  



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