World No Tobacco Day is observed on 31st May every year worldwide to highlight the health and other risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. We all know that smoking is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide and also a key factor in lung cancer, heart attack, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other health problems. The theme of 2022 is “Protect the environment”, highlighting the environmental impact of tobacco that pollutes the planet and damages the health of the people. Ruby General Hospital runs a ‘Tobacco Cessation Clinic’ which helps smokers who have made a number of attempts to stop smoking before achieving long term abstinence. It is a place where people, with intentions of quitting tobacco may approach and get medical guidance from the team of doctors to help them further. Since tobacco contains nicotine, which is addictive, it makes the process of quitting often very prolonged and difficult.
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Ruby General Hospital has a 24 hours Emergency department and is committed to delivering immediate assessment and treatment to the patients who are brought in as emergencies. Equipped with around 75 dedicated beds for providing emergency and critical care management of patients, the Emergency and Trauma Care Centre is the biggest in the city led by an experienced team of nurses, technicians, paramedics, and consultants. The team works together for providing the highest standard of quality care to all the patients, thus, the maximum number of trauma cases are treated here with a high success rate making it the busiest department in the city. The Emergency Department is closely in contact with the public as it has the most informal access and is organized and administered to provide a high standard of emergency care to people in a community who are in need of acute or urgent care including hospital admission. The Emergency Department has a separate entrance with convenient access for v
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The liver is the largest solid organ of the body whose essential function is to eliminate pollutants from the bloodstream, regulate blood clotting, and conducting other vital functions like flushing out toxins, processing food, and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. The liver acts as a digestive organ playing a central role in metabolizing fats, proteins and carbohydrates. It stores vitamins and minerals, converts food nutrients into essential blood components and produces bile for absorbing fats. Liver health is essential for functioning of the human body and the best way to fight liver disease is to avoid it. In addition to a balanced diet one can promote liver health by exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight and staying physically active. Take care of your liver so that it can stay healthy to do its job effectively.