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Measles, Lassa fever kills three

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said two people have been killed by measles, with 403 suspected cases reported in 29 states and the Federal Capital Territory. In the weekly report published on its website on Wednesday, the agency said one person had also died of …

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Foods That are Good for Your Heart

Diet is vitally important to all aspects of your health, but it’s smart to pay a little extra attention to your heart. As the body’s engine, you certainly can’t live without it. And a troubled heart has a ripple effect on the wellbeing of your entire body. Heart disease is …

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Noma disease silently killing Nigerians

Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Federal Government has raised the alarm that Noma disease is silently killing Nigerians, particularly in the northwestern states of Kebbi, Sokoto, Jigawa and other states outside the northwest, notably Akwa Ibom. Noma disease, also known as cancrum oris, is an infectious disease that is associated with …

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A visit to Natures Gentle Touch’s Trichologist

A recent visit to Natures Gentle Touch Hair Institute by a group of style writers revealed that there are ‘doctors’ that specialized in giving solutions to hair and scalp problems. These ‘hair doctors’ are called Trichologists. Natures Gentle Touch is a personal style brand that uses natural ingredients to solve hair …

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UN calls for end to illicit drugs in Nigeria

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) has called for a holistic collaboration to end the menace of drug abuse in the country. The UNODC Country Representative, Mr. Oliver Stolpe, who made the call during the National Implementation Workshop of all International Drug Policy Commitments …

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How we survived cancer

How we survived cancer For the sick, health is, indeed, wealth. For the critically ill, helplessly lying in the hospital or at home, wealth means regaining their health. But for the terminally sick, without medical solution; life has lost its sweet taste. For the last category, the trauma of being …

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