Tagged: Health

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ECU Holds Mental Health Symposium On Campus

ECU hosted an event Wednesday to bring awareness to mental health on college campuses. Fresh Check Day was; aimed to be an uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event. The event was; held this afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. inside the recreation center on ECU’s campus. It...

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Student Found Dead On Campus Late Wednesday

Investigators say a student was; found dead on the campus of Catholic University late Wednesday morning. The male student was; found in an “unconscious state” in his room in Opus Hall. The hall is a “suit-style living arrangement for upper-class residents, according to Catholic University’s website. Opus Hall is located...

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Police Officers Face Dismissal Over Case of Student

Three police officers face losing their jobs after a disciplinary panel found that they lied about an incident in which a black student suffered a broken neck, leaving him paralysed and severely brain damaged. The panel found that breaches of standards of honesty and integrity by PC Hannah Ross, PC...

School of Medical Laboratory Technology in Jos Established

The Plateau Government has lauded the efforts of the Federal Government for signing into law, the Act establishing the Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology in Jos. Plateau Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dan Manjang, gave the commendation in a press statement issued, in Jos. He said that the signing...

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ASSEMBLY PASSES MEDICAL UNIVERSITY BILL

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Friday passed the Medical University Bill amidst stiff opposition from stakeholders at a public hearing three days earlier. The public hearing unanimously opposed the establishment of a new tertiary institution in Bayelsa when existing ones are not well funded. Stakeholders including Nigeria Medical...

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FIDSON on Good Nutrition for Educational Development

Like the saying, ‘a healthy nation is a wealthy nation,’ Lagos State Government in collaboration with the Fidson Healthcare Plc has stressed the importance of good nutrition among Nigerian school children as a major factor to developing education and guaranteeing better future leaders. Assorted fruits Addressing journalists during the 8th...

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EXXON RECIPE FOR HEALTHY LIVING TO STUDENTS

International oil firm, ExxonMobil, has engaged the National Basketball Association (NBA) and an international Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), Africare to teach about 300 students from 10 secondary schools in Abuja about how best to live healthy. The youth development program which focuses on developing life skills and raising public healthy awareness...

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SCIENTISTS CREATE ARTIFICIAL OVARY.

Woman unable to have children have been; given new hope – after scientists created an artificial ovary. A synthetic organ – made out of the woman’s own tissue – could be; transplanted into a female left infertile due to medical treatment. She could then go on to produce eggs naturally....

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EFFECT OF CROSSING YOUR KNEES.

The crossing of knees is very a common post people adopt when sitting down, many people do this consciously. The position is elegant and often associated with being ”feminine” and ”Ladylike”. but not too many people know that sitting crossed legs can have some serious consequences on their health and...

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SIERRA LEONE SEEKS DOCTORS FROM COUNTERPART.

Mr Kabba, who made the call in Abuja when he visited his Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, also requested Nigeria’s help for his country’s energy sector. He said that the new government in sierra Leone was voted on the basis of its manifesto and was committed to providing discipline leadership. He...

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JOHESU AGREES TO AMICABLE RESOLUTION

In consideration of the plight of patients and to give room for an amicable resolution of its dispute with the federal Government, the striking health sector workers, under the aegis of Joint Health sector Unions, JOHESU, yesterday agreed to suspend their 44 old strike. They decision followed the intervention of...

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THE JOHESU URGED TO CALL OFF STRIKE.

The National President of the Association of General and private Medical practitioners of Nigeria; AGPMPN, Dr Iyke Odo, has appealed to the striking joint health sector union, JOHESU; to sheathe their swords,lamenting that all professional care givers have been; short changed by the Nigerian system through poor pay packages. Odo...

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Don’t Use Ginger If You Have Any of These Conditions!

You are surely aware of the numerous medicinal properties of ginger, and the beneficial effects of its use in numerous treatments. It has excellent effects in the case of digestive disorders, as it is high in enzymes which help digestion and food decomposition, and also detoxify the body. Yet, you...

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Early Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Cancer People Miss

Early Signs that Cancer is Growing in Your Body. 7 Early Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Cancer Most People Miss. Recognizing these 7 signs that cancer maybe growing in your body can be vital to catching it early and saving your life. 1. Mouth Sores. Persistent sores on the face,...

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Never Squish A Centipede In Your House

No one really likes creepy crawlies, especially not in their home. However, out of all that can be found lurking in the corners of your home, the centipede is one of the creepiest that you will come across. Our first instinct will always be to find something and squish the...

HEALTH

CORPS MEMBERS REJECTED ON HEALTH GROUNDS.

The National Youth Service Corps Mr. Emmanuel Attah, SAID 81 graduates mobilized for the national service turned back on health grounds. The NYSC boss stated that 26 prospective corps members were also turned back on marital ground. NYSC boss lamented that some corps members were also turned back on marital...

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Eating black activated Charcoal can help detox your body

You don’t just use it to cook your burgers: Charcoal has been everywhere lately—and we don’t just mean in your grill. Activated charcoal—typically created through heating carbon-rich materials like peat, wood, coal, and even coconut shells at really high temperatures—has made its way into your grooming routine, popping up in...