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Hidden powers of drinking water

BY OKOENE CHINENYE CYNTHIA ALL LIVING things need water to survive. For instance, the human body is made up of 70% of water. You can help your body by drinking water when you are thirsty and drinking extra water when you exercise and when it is warm out there. Drinking …

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Relieving stress without drugs

BY OKOENE CHINENYE CYNTHIA DRUG ABUSE often stems from misguided attempts to manage stress. Many people turn to alcohol or drugs to unwind and relax after a stressful event, or to cover up painful memories and emotions, but there are healthier ways to keep your stress level in check. You …

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School feeding kitchen angers residents

As caterer cooks in dusty structure for over 300 pupils BY PHILIP ANTOH  |  philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE HEAD TEACHER, teachers and pupils of Ayikuma M/A Basic School in the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region are counting on the benevolence of corporate Ghana to construct a fitting kitchen for the …

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Importance of eating fish

Fish is high in important nutrients It lowers risk of heart attacks and strokes Fish contains nutrients that are crucial during development Increases grey matter in the brain and protects it from age-related deterioration Helps prevent and in treatment of depression, making you a happier person Is the only good …

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Ways of preventing wrinkles

Don’t smoke We all know how bad it is for you. There are a million reasons not to smoke, and wrinkled skin is as good of a reason to quit as any. I was a smoker for 7 years during high school and college. I know it’s hard to quit. …

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Let’s prioritise healthcare at various stages of conception-First Lady

THE FIRST Lady and Head of the Rebecca Foundation, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for more focus and attention on the pre-conception and inter-conception stages of maternal care. Mrs Akufo-Addo made this known when she handed over a renovated and refurbished maternity ward facility at the Bawjiase Health Center to …

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Tips on how to prevent Gonorrhea

Avoid douching Douching removes the protective bacteria normally found in the vagina. As a result, you are more likely to become infected if you are exposed to an STD. Wash your vagina with soap and water after sexual activity. This may help to eliminate parasites and bacteria that have entered …

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WHO to classify ‘gaming disorder’ as mental health condition

WATCHING AS a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about “digital heroin,” likening the flashing images to one of the world’s most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization is set to announce “gaming disorder” as a new mental health condition to …

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Searches for abortion pills have doubled

The new survey puts to question the effectiveness of the ban on abortions in countries like Nigeria. Of the 25 countries with highest search interest in Misoprostol, 11 are in Africa and 14 are in Latin America. The BBC survey further revealed that countries with the strictest laws, where abortion …

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Nigeria, Ghana top online searches for abortion pill – Report

WHILE NIGERIA’S abortion laws are some of the most restrictive in the world, the country ranks top among countries whose citizens are in search of abortion pills, a new survey has revealed. Nigeria and Ghana are the two countries with the highest search interest in Misoprostol, an abortion pill, the …

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