Sports Injury: How being injured affects mental health

Injuries, while hopefully infrequent, are often an unavoidable part of sport participation. While most injuries can be managed with little to no disruption in sport participation and other activities of daily living, some impose a substantial physical and mental burden. For some athletes, the psychological response to injury can trigger or unmask serious mental health […]

WSO, others give recognition to emergency rescuer

For braving the odds twice to rescue two accident victims at different times on the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge, a First Aider and an emergency rescuer, Mr. Olabisi was recently honoured by a group of safety experts at an event in Lagos to mark this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at work. The […]

You Should Be Drinking More Water Here’s Why

Water is essential for life. Without it we simply would not exist. Most of us don’t drink enough water; instead we tend to opt for sugary sodas, energy drinks and coffee. We often think about eating more fruit and vegetables, but what about consuming more water? You should think of water as an essential nutrient, […]

Occupational Health experts chart path to reduce work related stress

Alarmed by the fact that work related stress from around the world is costing global society an untold fortune directly and indirectly, stakeholders have advocated for preventive measures to reduce its impact in our society. Factors such as longer work hours, higher job demands, reduced motivation of staff, and massive layoffs of workers, amongst others […]

Recommended Safe Limits of Alcohol: keeping your Christmas drinking in check

The christmas season is upon us, and that means celebrating with families and friends. It’s also the time of year when we may push our limits when it comes to delicious cocktails and glasses of Champaign. But it’s important to keep our holiday drinking under control. What are the recommended safe limits of alcohol? Men […]

Dental Hygiene: Mistakes We All Do

Brushing our teeth on a daily basis is one of the most important rituals that we do. Good oral health also impacts your overall health. It helps prevent respiratory diseases, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, improve cognitive functioning and prevent stomach disorders. Brushing of the teeth seems like the easiest thing possible, […]

Air Pollution Causes Poor Academic Performance

A UNIVERSITY of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), United States, study on children’s health has found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower Grade Point Averages (GPAs). UTEP researchers analyzed academic performance and socio-demographic data for 1,895 fourth and fifth grade children […]