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Young People Dropping Private Health Hurts Insurers Most, Not Public Hospitals

Young Australians are abandoning private health insurance in droves. And the overall decline in the percentage of the population with private coverage is continuing. New...

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The Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains an international public health concern, experts meeting in Geneva concluded...

Nigeria: Lagos Dismisses Report of Coronavirus in Gowon Estate

Lagos State government has dismissed the rumoured suspicion of cases of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Gowon Estate. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi,...

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The Zamfara government has said that the north-western state has no case of Lassa fever. Its health commissioner, Mr Yahaya Kanoma, told the News Agency...
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Dental

The Effects and Symptoms of Periondontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a condition caused by bacteria that affects the bones and gums above and below the teeth. This condition is often also...

5 Tips to Preventing Common Mouth Injuries

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Tooth Discoloration: What Causes it and How to Prevent it

People place a high value on the appearance of their smile. It's the first thing many people see when they look at you, and...

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The Wuhan coronavirus is now in Australia – here’s what you need to know

New South Wales Health has confirmed three men in their 30s, 40s and 50s in Sydney have tested positive to the new Wuhan coronavirus...

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Outbreaks Like Coronavirus Start in and Spread From the Edges of Cities

Emerging infectious disease has much to do with how and where we live. The ongoing coronavirus is an example of the close relationships between...

Nigeria: Coronavirus – Lagos Places Hotels, Resorts Under Surveillance

The Lagos State Government has placed hotels and other resort centres in parts of the state on active surveillance to closely monitor visitors, travellers...

Nigeria: Lassa Fever Kills 8 in Single Week

Eight more people have been killed this week in the ongoing outbreak of Lassa fever across the country. The eight come from a total of...

State of Mind: the End of Personality as We Know It

We all have our varying mental emphases, inclinations, and biases. These individual dispositions are dynamic in that they can change over time and context. In...

Nutrition Researcher Shows How Foods Affect Our Hormones and Health

Nutrition researcher and New York Times bestselling author Neal Barnard, MD, demonstrates how foods affect our hormones--and our health--in his new book, Your Body...

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The Importance Of Morse Code In Medicine

A 79-year-old English woman was injured in a fall and suffered severe brain damage. She was unable to move or speak but she could...

12 Most Dangerous Cancer Causing Products in Your Home Today

The dozen products you will see on the list below are considered carcinogenic. You might be surprised to learn that some of these common...

9 Diseases That Lemon Can Destroy!

Lemon is one of nature’s many wonders. The citrus fruit has numerous health and beauty benefits – it can reinforce the immune system, improve...

Top Health Benefits of Camping

If you are considering going camping for the first time, chances are that you are consumed with where to go, what to bring, and...

Parenting

Study: Majority of new mothers do not comply with safe sleep recommendations

Fewer than half of new mothers intend to follow important guidelines for keeping their babies safe while sleeping and then follow through on those...

Research Offers Simple Way for Parents Looking to Make Healthier Food Choices

Giving in to your kid's desire for an unhealthy snack may improve your own eating choices, a new University of Alberta study shows. The research,...

Who is a Babysitter?

Almost everyone has heard of baby sitters, but it'll be fair to assume that not everyone knows who or what they are, and the...
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Nature

7 Health Benefits of Bitter Leaf You Didn’t Know About

Bitter leaf included in Acanthaceae family. This plant grows wild in open places such as roadsides, in fields, on vacant land rather damp soil...

5 Best Essential Oils for Kids

If kids are good at one thing, it’s getting sick. They seem to always be coming down with the latest flu or cold outbreak....

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These Are the 7 Most Common Sexual Fantasies

Is it some peace you want, sex dressed in full bondage gear or sex with a clone of yourself? Sexual fantasies vary from one...

Making Your Wedding Standout

Your wedding day is your big day and sometimes planning it can be overwhelming, but it is mostly creative and fun. Are you looking for...

What Women Really Want in Bed: 10 Ways to Drive Her Wild

Sexual intercourse is one of the most intimate activities that two partners can participate in, allowing them to connect on a deeper level than...

6 Reasons You Should Move in With Your Significant Other Before You Get Engaged

I and my fiance decided we should move in together just a little over two years ago. That was a decision we had to...

All About Older Women and Younger Men Relationships

Over the past decades we have experienced a rise in relationships involving younger men and older women. It has become a trend for lots of...
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Phobias

Aquaphobia (Fear of Water) – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Water is the most basic necessity for survival on earth, yet most of us have some level of fear when it comes to making...

Arithmophobia (Uncountable) – the Irrational Fear of Numbers or Arithmetic

The aritmophobia is not as popular as many other phobias, and that explains why you probably haven't heard about it before now. This condition...

Sitophobia (the Fear of Food) – Types, Causes, Signs and Treatment

Dietary disorders may stem primarily from alterations in a person's appetite, which, in a lot of cases, is induced by environmental factors or other...

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Cold Water Vs Warm Water: One of Them is Damaging to Your Health

Most people reach for a cup of coffee or a cold cup of water right upon waking up. But, it turns out that in order to get the most...

Glucose (Blood Sugar) – Definition, Structure, and Function

Glucose comes from the Greek word "gleukos" which means sweet, delightful wine. It's a type of sugar one get from foods one eats, and...

Nigeria: Why Many Nigerian Children Still Aren’t Getting Proper Nutrition

Children - and countries - need proper nutrition to grow and develop. Good food does more than keep children alive and well. It also...

Malnourishment Risk Linked to Psychological Distress Among Canadian Adults

A new study investigating factors that contribute to psychological distress in adults has found that that risk of malnourishment is linked to psychological distress...

Mind/Body

How to Use Yoga to Relax Your Mind?

You need easy relaxation of the mind? Then yoga is all you require. Amit Ray, once said that, “Yoga is not only about repeating...

The Effects of Smoking on the Brain

The public have heard and read much about how smoking is bad for the health, especially on the lungs. You have seen side-by-side pictures...
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Environment

Baby Dangers Lurking Around Your Home

Children are curious by nature. They use every opportunity available to them to learn more about new things. As a parent, nothing could be...

6 Home Additions that Inspire Peace and Relaxation

Our homes are our sanctuary and we need to create a space that will fill our souls with peace and relaxation. Society is always...

Top 13 Tips on How to Get Rid of Flies in Your House Naturally

There are about 1.2 million types of flies all over the world. Those species might irritate you and bring several bacteria that can cause...