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5 easy ways to add moringa to your diet

Although Moringa’s leaves have been used by communities on the Indian subcontinent for generations, it’s only recently that their amazing health benefits have been recognized world wide. But while you may well have heard all about its health benefi ts, ...

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Some patients do have them!

The appointment A patient booked an appointment to see a doctor in the clinic for 8 am. She showed up at 10 am. She wanted to be seen immediately as she had an 11 am meeting. She wondered why the ...

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Hand-washing saves lives, says UNICEF

By Sadiq Abubakar Maiduguri United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said washing of hands with water and soap has saved many lives of people from contracting “water borne diseases” that claimed 59 lives in Borno state last month. The field ...

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Benue doctors begin indefinite strike

By Daniel Agbo Makurdi Following the expiration of the seven-day warning industrial action, the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Benue state chapter, yesterday declared an indefinite strike for doctors working in government hospitals. A statement jointly signed by the state chairman ...

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Expert urges menstrual hygiene among girl-child

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Founder and Executive Director, Sure Start Initiative, Hajiya Binta Shehu Bamalli, has described menstrual hygiene management among girl-child as tool for avoiding contraction of diseases associated with school toilets. Speaking to newsmen at the Sani Abacha ...

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Natural ways to whiten your teeth

What Works? What Doesn’t? You think your smile could use a pick-me-up, but you don’t want to invest the time or money for in-office treatments. You’re not sold on drugstore gels or strips either. Some natural, at-home remedies are safe ...

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WHO seeks periodic children deworming

By Kehinde Osasona, Abuja Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ilorin branch, Barr Manzuma Issa, has lauded the federal government on the establishment of special courts for corruption and fi nancial crimes, describing it as a welcome development. Issa, who spoke ...

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