2023 COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available

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The FDA and CDC have just approved a new COVID-19 vaccine for ages six months and above, which provides protection against newer COVID variants. With cases rising and the upcoming flu season, we urge the Jamat to obtain both the new COVID-19 booster and the flu vaccine as soon as possible.

The Health Benefits of Consuming Whole Grains

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Grains are a basic food in households around the world and can be broken down into two categories: whole grains and refined grains. Unlike the refined grain, the whole grain kernel or the seed has all three parts intact: the bran, germ, and endosperm. Each one of these parts offer health promoting benefits. The bran, […]

The Genetics of Mental Health

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During the pandemic, mental health has come to the forefront of many discussions, not only because of the effects of the virus on the body, but because of additional factors such as changes in daily life, job stress, stay at home orders, and reductions in social interactions within and outside the Jamat. A silver lining […]

Foreword from Dr. Mirza M. Kajani, MD Chairman, AKHB for USA

Foreword from Dr. Mirza M. Kajani MD Chairman AKHB for USA

Epidemiological and scientific evidence demonstrates clear links between food and disease development indicating that much of the chronic disease burden is preventable through the modification of lifestyle behaviors. Healthy eating is associated with reduced risks for many diseases including several of the leading causes of death: hypertension, heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes collectively known as […]