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NAFDAC To Nigerians: Avoid Consuming Non-Iodised Salt

NAFDAC To Nigerians: Avoid Consuming Non-Iodised Salt

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians to stop the consumption of non-iodised salt, saying “It is dangerous to human health.” Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Director of Public Affairs…

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We’re Tackling Drug Abuse Holistically – NAFDAC

We’re Tackling Drug Abuse Holistically – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says the agency is upping itS gait to curb the menace of drug abuse in the country.Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Director, Public Affairs of…

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Return Of Ebola, Lassa Fever: Lagos On Red Alert, Trains 1000 Health Workers

Return Of Ebola, Lassa Fever: Lagos On Red Alert, Trains 1000 Health Workers

By Augustine Akhilomen In its renewed bid to prevent being caught unawares, the Lagos State Government has trained no fewer than 1000 health workers from public primary, secondary and tertiary health facilities on emerging infectious…

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Doctor Saves Man Whose Heartbeat Goes In-And-Out For 75 Minutes

Doctor Saves Man Whose Heartbeat Goes In-And-Out For 75 Minutes

There are miracles and one happened recently when a 42-year-old expatriate was given a new lease in life after his heartbeat went “in-and-out” for a total of 75 minutes. “Indeed, it was a miracle,” said…

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Nigerian Doctor Alarmed By Increase In Scam Pregnancy

Nigerian Doctor Alarmed By Increase In Scam Pregnancy

By Chibugo Okeke A South East based medical doctor in Owerri, Imo state, Abah Ehi Peter has raised the alarm over the increment of scam pregnancy in the eastern region after his encounter with a…

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Outbreak Of Rare Bacterial Infection Kills 12 In UK

Outbreak Of Rare Bacterial Infection Kills 12 In UK

Health officials in the United Kingdom are battling an outbreak of a rare bacterial infection that has already killed 12 people. Officials with the Mid Essex National Health Service Department issued a warning this month…

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No Ebola Outbreak In Nigeria – FG

No Ebola Outbreak In Nigeria – FG

By Augustine Akhilomen The Federal Ministry of health has debunked reports circulating in the social media that there have been an outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus in Nigeria. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health,…

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One Case Of Ebola Confirmed In Uganda —WHO

One Case Of Ebola Confirmed In Uganda —WHO

A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday. “The confirmed case…

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FG Warns Of Poisonous Foreign Rice In Circulation

FG Warns Of Poisonous Foreign Rice In Circulation

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has appealed to Nigerians to stop eating foreign rice because it is poisonous. He said this on Thursday in Abuja at a news conference organised by…

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Health Benefits Of Avocados

Health Benefits Of Avocados

Avocados are a stone fruit with a creamy texture that grow in warm climates. Their potential health benefits include improving digestion, decreasing risk of depression, and protection against cancer. Also known as an alligator pear…

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