Plan for a healthier holiday season
Plan for a healthier holiday season You may argue the duration of the coming holiday season is too short to care about your health. But whatever you do has both short and long-term health implications. Planning a healthier holiday season well beforehand will still keep you in the celebratory and carefree mode. And you will worry much less about your health once it’s all over.
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Aspirin ‘prevents and possibly treats cancer’
Taking a low dose of aspirin (“junior aspirin) every day can prevent and possibly even treat cancer, fresh evidence suggests. The three new studies published by recently add to mounting evidence of the drug's anti-cancer effects.
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Questioning your doctor
The number of Nairobians walking into hospitals and doctors’ offices every day is massive. Take a walk into Nairobi hospitals any day of the week if you need some proof or into some doctors’ waiting rooms.Chances are you’ll encounter unending queues. A quick glance will pick out some individuals who look too well, what would they be up to?
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You may not really need that antibiotic
Am sure you are well versed with potential misuse of prescription drugs. The list of what can get misused, or abused, is endless. The commonly misused drugs include painkillers and sedatives, which in the worst cases can lead to dependence and addiction. But few people may be aware that antibiotics, commonly used to treat bacterial infections, are also liable to misuse.
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Excessive drinking, not just about Mututho laws
The debate about the merits and demerits of the famous Mututho laws on drinking is not about to end. There will always be a counter-argument. It matters little who puts in a better reasoned point of view, the issue at hand is our long term health in the face of alcoholism.
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