CHADWICK BOSEMAN’S DEATH: HOW TO REDUCE YOUR RISK OF COLON CANCER AT A YOUNG AGE

So sad that my son wouldn’t grow up to know the inspirational actor of ‘Black Panther‘, the star: Chadwick Boseman who battled 4 years after being diagnosed with colon cancer. However, his death has raised a spotlight on colon cancer and its rise among the young generation. Initially, he was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer, meaning it…

September 9, 2020
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FORUM LAUNCH: A SAFE SPACE FOR ALL THINGS SEX AND CONTRACEPTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Forum launch: A safe space for all things sex and contraception FindMyMethod.org, a contraception-awareness website, hopes to build a community where people can freely discuss sexual and reproductive health. With a vision to normalize discussions around sex and help women navigate and access contraception, FindMyMethod.org (FMM) – an informational website about safe…

August 29, 2020
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GREEN TEA FOR BEDTIME: IS IT A GOOD OR A BAD IDEA?

With everyone jumping on the healthy lifestyle bandwagon, drinking tea has become so popular now. There are many varieties , blend and grades of  green tea blended with fruits and herbs .  It is said that regular consumption of green tea helps with detoxification, losing weight. You find people taking it before bedtime in order…

August 12, 2020
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TO KNOW HEPATITIS IS TO ERADICATE IT: Dr. MANAL GHAZZAWI SHARES LIFE-SAVING TIPS

Hepatitis B is claiming lives of Sierra Leoneans, it is becoming a public health problem. Already it is a global health concern. Globally 350-400 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (defined as hepatitis B surface antigen positive for at least 6 months). Worldwide, more than 686,000 people die every year due to…

August 5, 2020
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PAINFUL PERIOD CRAMPS COULD BE WAY WORSE THAN YOU THINK

It usually creeps in silently in the middle of the night. I have become accustomed to it. Nights like these are not ordinary, for the peace snatcher is here. I have dealt with so many pains in my lifetime, and physical pain is no exception. Usually, I need to take a couple of pain medication…

July 29, 2020
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BECOMING A MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE : SAHID BANGURA

Mental health: having enough safe places in your mind for your thoughts to settle- Alain de Botton Mental disorders are a leading cause of long-term disability, distress and suffering. Historically Sierra Leone has had only one trained psychiatrist but within the last year two younger doctors have completed their psychiatry training and are working within…

May 22, 2020
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THE PROVEN TRUTH BEHIND CHRONIC ILLNESS AND HOW TO PREVENT IT

Most people presume that the nutrients within every item we put in our mouth is absorbed into our body. Yet there are many vital nutrients that are needed by the body for tissue repair and cellular regeneration that just pass through  the body and out the other end undigested. Almost all chronic disease are linked…

April 7, 2020
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TOP 10 HOMEGROWN HERBS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Here’s your ‘Top 10 Homegrown Herbs for 2020’ that you must have in your own garden, balcony or even windowsill. This could become your tea cupboard. Take your time to read through this article, for it is knowledge based- Rashidat Raji  holds an MSc Pharma, BSc in Biology. She provides Palliative care &amp and she is a Naturopathetic…

February 4, 2020
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MY FAVOURITE WELLNESS HACKS TO LOSE WEIGHT NATURALLY

Many fad diets suggest high protein and few or no carbohydrates, such as rice or potatoes, because  protein can be harder to digest and metabolise, which makes you feel fuller longer and therefore releases its energy more slowly. This diet isn’t a good long-term weight-loss strategy, as too much protein  makes the blood  and tissues…

December 7, 2019
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YOUR COMMUNITY’S WELL BEING -SHOULD BE CLOSE TO YOUR HEART AND CLOSE TO YOUR HOME

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver -Mahatma Ghandi   More than 90% of the estimated 300–500 million malaria cases that occur worldwide every year are in Africans, mainly in children under five years of age, but most countries are moving towards better treatment policies. In a bid…

November 27, 2019
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