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Published Date: October 19, 2014
Fighting Ebola epidemic

Fighting Ebola epidemic

Since its outbreak, the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has killed several thousand people and is still continuing its ravaging effects in West Africa. Not just in Africa, at least 17 people were treated outside Africa who have contracted the disease, treated and two of them have died recently. Scientists, healthcare professionals, World Health...

Published Date: October 19, 2014
Bedwetting: the practical solution

Bedwetting: the practical solution

Bedwetting is a normal phenomenon in infants and young children. But after the age of 5 to 6 years, urination should be controlled by children himself or herself. In some cases, the children over that age, adolescents and also in some adults are experiencing such embracing condition that they wet bed during sleep,...

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Published Date: October 19, 2014
Eating breakfast reduces cravings, overeating

Eating breakfast reduces cravings, overeating

Many people especially teenagers do not eat breakfast as required and this likely increases the chance they will overeat and put on weight. A new study published in the Nutrition Journal finds when late-teen girls eat breakfast, it raises levels of a chemical in the brain's reward center that may help them stop...

Health Tips

Published Date: October 19, 2014
Manage stress to keep diabetes in check

Manage stress to keep diabetes in check

Physical and emotional stress can be problematic for diabetics, as it tends to cause blood sugar to rise. The American Diabetes Association suggests how to keep stress under control: Find ways to reduce stress, such as by taking an alternate route to avoid traffic, mending problems with a friend or changing to a less...

Health Bulletin

Published Date: October 19, 2014
Detergent pods pose risk to kids' eyes

The popular pods that hold liquid laundry or dishwasher detergent can pose a danger to kids, especially to their eyes, a new study reports in the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Researchers say parents should keep the pods away from children because if kids squeeze or bite them, the liquid inside can squirt out and enter the eyes, mouth or nose.

Health Bulletin

Published Date: October 19, 2014
If you do gain weight, polyunsaturated fats may prevent some damage

If you do gain weight, polyunsaturated fats may prevent some damage

Muffins — and other fatty foods — can definitely put on the pounds, but those made with polyunsaturated oil may be safer for your heart than if they are made with saturated fats like butter, a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests. That is because olive oil, sunflower oil...