Setting your own health standards
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The definition of health is somewhat controversial.The WHO’s definition is the most quoted, stating health to be “a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” This definition was formalized over half a century ago, but has since been challenged by others.
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Sexapades in the city: busted or demise?
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Mpango wa kando is a well known phrase in this city. Most Nairobians don’t need to have it spelt out. And a good number practise the trade whenever they choose, or if a chance presents itself. But therein lies a good recipe for disease.
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Health woes of a 24 hour economy
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One of the arching goals of Vision 2030 is to make Kenya economically competitive on a global scale. Riding on this, the National Economic and Social Council envisioned a 24 hour economy, with a well-articulated process of implementation. Twenty-four hour economies aim to increase efficiency and productivity, and satisfy consumer demands. There is increased flexibility in working hours.Machinery and spaces are not left idle at night and weekends. And more workers are usually needed to fill in the 24 hour shifts, potentially increasing employment opportunities.
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Conflicts with your doctor
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Patients and doctors tend to maintain a cordial professional relationship most times. And that’s how it should be. Sobriety is required when discussing what ails you, and what treatment options may be appropriate. But every so often, your doctor’s recommendations might be in direct conflict from your own expectations. What happens then?
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Make your own health ‘bucket list’
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The term ‘kicking the bucket’ is fairly well known, and what it implies. It was popularized by two men in a 2007 movie. They had terminal illnesses, and decided to actualize their dreams before kicking the bucket. They came up with a ‘bucket list’ of stuff they wanted to do before they died. You can borrow a leaf from the two gentlemen and come up with a bucket list for your own health. This would translate into optimal health for most of your days. You won’t then need to wait until you are in the process of dying to really live your life. You can live it here and now, by consciously taking simple steps to keep ahead with your health.
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