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Bad effect of Smoking Shisha

Shisha smoking – also called hookah, narghile, waterpipe, or hubble bubble smoking – is a way of smoking tobacco, sometimes mixed with fruit or molasses sugar, through a bowl and hose or tube. The tube ends in a mouthpiece from which the smoker inhales the smoke from the substances being …

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Salt shakers should carry a tobacco-style health warning, say experts

Salt sold in supermarkets and salt shakers in restaurants should be required to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning, according to The World Hypertension League and leading international health organizations. In a position statement published in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, lead author Dr. Norm Campbell, former President of the …

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Oyo Govt Embarks On Tuberculosis Campaign

The Oyo State Government has offered free screening and treatment for individuals with a persistent cough suspected to be Tuberculosis (TB). The screening of the residents in the state was in commemoration with the 2018 World Tuberculosis Day, with the theme a�?Find and notify all TB cases in Nigeriaa�? The …

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Cross River Govt To Produce Vaccines For Meningitis, Hepatitis

The Cross River State Government has revealed plans to begin production of Meningitis, Typhoid and Hepatitis vaccines to reduce importation of these vaccines from outside the country. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Inyang Asibong told journalists on Monday in Calabar the Cross River State Capital. According to Dr Asibong, the …

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WHO Advises Nigeria, Others To Be Wary Of Listeriosis Outbreak

To further contain the spread of the deadly listeriosis disease that has killed at least 100 persons in South Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Nigeria and other African countries to be proactive. The disease which started in 2017 has created serious concern with the world global body …

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Meet The 30 Beauty Queens Contesting to Be Miss Health Nigeria 2016

The management of Miss Health Beauty Pageant Nigeria has affirm that all is set for the first edition billed for 27th August, 2016 at the prestigious Sheraton hotel, Abuja after the success recorded during its last audition in Abuja. The project Director, Nick B gave the affirmation after the coalition …

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