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Passive Smoking Fatality Rate Goes Down, Study Says

The estimated number of deaths worldwide that can be attributed to second-hand tobacco smoke exposure has gone down, even though about 880,000 people die from it every year, a new study revealed on Tuesday. “The number of individuals who die from passive smoking has gone down from 1990 to 2016, but the rate is still high,’’ the study said. Globally, there...

Lagos collaborates with Chinese govt to prevent coronavirus

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that the Chinese government, through its embassy in Nigeria, is working with the state to prevent the entry of coronavirus into the state. Abayomi disclosed this on Wednesday while giving an update on the state government’s level of preparedness to prevent or contain any possible entry of the disease...

Withdrawal Not Safe Method of Contraception – Doctor

A doctor, Dr. Nonso Egemba, has revealed that there is a possibility that a lady will get pregnant even if a man pulls out at the point of climax. In a series of tweets Wednesday, Egemba popularly known as Doctor Aproko on Twitter, narrated his encounter with a lady who explained how she got pregnant even after her boyfriend pulled...

Do not apply thick layer of toothpaste on brush – Doctor

A UK-based Nigerian doctor, Dr. Harvey Olufunmilayo, has advised against applying thick layer of toothpaste on brush, especially for children. In a series of tweets on Thursday, he advised that too much toothpaste for children makes them prone to "Dental Fluorosis". He added that this can cause stained and discoloured teeth in children. Speaking on amount of toothpaste for children, Olufunmilayo explained...

5 weird changes in the penis as men age – Research

To imagine that the penis, which is an essential part of the male reproductive organ and a tool for sexual intercourse can experience changes as men age may seem far-fetched and unreal, but as unbelievable as it seems, experts say that the penis will experience some insane changes as men get older. That being said, here are some changes that...

9 Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

This is the first thing everyone does in the day, most likely. And we do it religiously and with a sense of assurance that the teeth are taken good care of, after the exercise is observed. Like saying our prayers when we get up from the bed, we were taught that all is well. But, you know how you felt...

6 Dreadful Things That Can Happen When You Wear Heels Too Much

Watching ladies walk around in high-heels fascinates me a lot. It’s a mixture of terror and awe when among many views I get drawn to a lady wiggling away, gracefully, treading in spiked heels. I often wonder if they don’t stress out their ankles, sprain it, or ever get to damage their legs. It’s always amazing. For women, a pair...

Kwara Confirms Cases of Lassa Fever, Yellow Fever, Polio

The Kwara State Government has confirmed two cases of Lassa Fever infecting a husband and wife in the state. The government also confirmed an outbreak of circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus which claimed the life of a two-year-old girl and a case of Yellow Fever infecting a farmer. Speaking with newsmen on Tuesday during at a news briefing, the Kwara Commissioner...

NAFDAC Storms Lagos Warehouse, Confiscate Fake Drugs, Cosmetics worth N60m

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has confiscated fake drugs worth N60millon from a warehouse in Lagos. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Director-General, NAFDAC, Prof Moji Adeyeye, on Monday. She said, “Following a tip-off by a concerned citizen, officers of the Investigation and Enforcement Directorate of the NAFDAC and the police stormed...

Improper Handling, Unhygienic Processing and Display…The Meat You Eat is Filled with Impurities

Referring to it as an eyesore is an understatement; the sight of our local abattoirs usually makes me want to vomit and in a hurry to evade the market anytime I visit to buy meat. Often, I pay more than the meat costs because I am always in a hurry, unable to bargain and spend the time walking round...

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