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The three commonest causes of traumatic head and neck injuries are: 1) motor vehicle accidents, 2) falls and sports-related mishaps, and 3) blast injuries from explosions. Although it is counter intuitive that minor head and neck injuries can cause more disabling headaches than major ones,...

Hassan Chalak left a non-erasable mark on the Lebanese administration and remains to date one of the most recognizable personalities to public institutions. On the ninth anniversary of his death, Dr. Chalak, the minister, university professor and former president of the Civil Service Council...

Could you introduce us to the town of Douma? It is not without reason that Douma has been crowned the queen of Lebanese towns. The name of this Batrounian town means ‘tranquility, calm and comfort’, features that are attributed to Douma thanks to its strategic location in a valley encircled...

1- Public safety between urban growth and protecting human life Public safety falls generally within a two-pronged dilemma. The more technology advances and construction expands, the higher the risks to human life.

Whenever the identity of the first Lebanese female to make it to Parliament is raised, the name of Myrna Boustany comes promptly into mind. Myrna was the daughter of Emile Boustany, a minister, a Member of Parliament and a prominent businessman and philanthropist who rose from poverty to become one...

Colon cancer accounts for 9% of all cancers, with about one million new cases diagnosed per year. Its incidence comes third after lung and breast cancer and it is the fourth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Each year in the US some 150,000 new cases are diagnosed, of which about 50,000...

Fnaideq is one of the most remote towns of Akkar, north Lebanon. The town suffers from several social and economic predicaments rooted in its overpopulation on one hand and its scarce resources on the other. The Monthly met the head of the Fnaideq municipality for more insights into the state of...

When a chaos affects many Arab countries, the historian asks the question of a possible comparison with other movements and revolutions that have marked history and might be able to shed some light on what is happening today. The chaos - “unorganized” we believe - is an almost natural effect...

Dr. Najla Bashour is a university professor and an educational research specialist who strives through her institution, Tala Establishment, to promote and improve the outlook of Arab education. With veteran pedagogical knowledge and expertise, Dr. Bashour has contributed greatly to introducing...

The typical concept of a couple’s relationship revolves around support, understanding, happiness and warmth. In reality, people in intimate relationships desire being close to their partners yet also yearn for personal autonomy. This need to have simultaneous agreement and disagreement with the...