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Traditional Medicine Struggles in Nigeria

Herbal Maladies in Nigeria

Although most of Nigeria’s medicinal plants are not expected to go extinct anytime soon, their characteristics are already showing signs of abnormalities that are changing their medicinal value, according to experts.

Classifying Middle East Americans as ‘White’ Undermines the Community’s Health

Classifying Middle East Americans as ‘White’

The goal would be to have a demographic identifier that places Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean Basin as a separate category in the census, therefore allowing more medical and health-related research to occur in these populations and adequate funding for targeted interventions.

In Treatment: Therapy in the Middle East Needs a Non-Western Approach

In Treatment: Therapy in the Middle East Needs a Non-Western Approach

The convention under Western psychology is to treat a client as solely responsible for their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. By contrast, in collectivist societies the “Self” is usually treated in relationship to family members and the community.

Yara El Murr