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Swine Flu: DAK Sets Up Helpline, Issues Advisory To Schools

Srinagar, Oct 25 —Following three swine flu deaths at Kashmir valley’s SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has set up round the clock helpline numbers for public awareness. “People can call and get information on 09469154840,  09419409866, 07780941488, 09419045145, 09797046707 and 09906458877. People can also visit our website to seek advice

Swine flu: Unvaccinated Docs Risking Patients’ Lives, Says Doctors’ Body in Kashmir

Srinagar, OCT 24–With Kashmir valley’s first swine flu death of this season reported at SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday in a communiqué said doctors, nurses and paramedical staff in hospitals are putting patients at risk as they are not vaccinated against swine flu.   President DAK and flu expert

Smoking Ups Chances of Second Cancer

By News Desk People who smoke at least 20 cigarettes a day prior to their first cancer diagnosis have a five-fold risk of developing a second smoking-associated cancer, researchers have found. US researchers, who focused on the development of second primary cancers, arrived at the conclusion after examining data from five major studies involving over