The negative effect of cigarette smoking on your health
Dec23

The negative effect of cigarette smoking on your health

There’s no way around it. Smoking is bad for your health. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Your smoke is also bad for other people, they breathe in your smoke second-hand and can get many of the same problems as smokers. Cigarette contains more than 7000 chemicals, of which at least 250 are known to be harmful. Of the harmful substances, at least 69 are known to cause cancer. Consequently, the harmful effects cannot...

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Lassa fever back in Ogun State – Facts & prevention tips & information
Dec21

Lassa fever back in Ogun State – Facts & prevention tips & information

Resurgence of Lassa fever just 4 months after Ogun state was declared Lassa fever-free, has claimed the lives of two at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta. The victims are an assistant nursing officer, Abolanle Adesuyi and a serving corps member, whose identity could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report. Adesuyi was said to have attended to the corps member who had contacted the virus while working as morgue...

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The new immunisation schedule for the Nigerian child
Dec19

The new immunisation schedule for the Nigerian child

Immunisation is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease. Newborn babies are immune to many diseases because they have antibodies they got from their mothers. However, this immunity goes away during the first year of life. Vaccines are...

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