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Holi – Festival of colours and dust

Menschen streuen verschiedne Farben aus

Holi is a traditional Indian spring festival with Hindu roots, signifying the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and the end of winter. The festival where people throw brightly coloured powders at each other is a very colourful event bringing together people of all castes, sex, status, and age. read more

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Health

COPD

Ein Inhalator.

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a frequent lung disorder of increasing worldwide importance. It is characterized by a continual deterioration of the pulmonary function. Air pollutants might play a role in the development and course of the disease. read more

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