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Victor Anunobi

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Victor Anunobi is an environmentalist, writer and movie enthusiast living in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. He enjoys long walks, food and alternative music.

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Airborne Diseases – Types, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Airborne diseases are those that are caused by pathogens and are transmitted through the air. They are diseases of significant importance due to how...

DNA: Definition, Structure and Functions

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is the chemical name of a molecule present in all living organisms which carry the hereditary attribute that determines reproduction, life,...

Overdose: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

An overdose is a physiological effect that occurs when the body has been exposed to dangerous amounts of a drug or toxin, which overwhelms...
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Nutrition and Aging: 5 Signs of Inadequate Nutrition

If you stop and think about it, we truly live in peculiar times. Never before have we had such vast knowledge and options when...
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Why It’s Important to Floss

During every trip to the dentist we are asked: “How often do you floss?” But the real question your dentist should be raising is,...

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Heart Diseases are on the increase majorly due to the change of lifestyles and feeding habits of the people. The choice of the foods...

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Dates are palm tree fruits that belong in the genus Phoenix, and its scientific name is Phoenus dactylifera. Dates originated from the lands near...

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Acne is among the most common skin diseases. And while the condition is often associated with teenage years, you are likely to suffer from...