September 26, 2017

“Why Funeral Homes Must Be Sanitary” – Canadian Public Health Inspector

Did you know that if a body that is longer alive is improperly handled, it could make both the funeral home staff and the loved ones of the departed? Carla Eskow is a public health inspector working on a diploma in funeral services, she granted an interview to the Canadian […]
September 23, 2017

Group Petitions Ben & Jerry’s To Rid Ice Cream Of Pesticides And Become 100% Organic

Recently, 10 of 11 samples of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream reportedly tested positive for glyphosate, an active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. This has brought people questioning Ben & Jerry’s business marketing as being “socially responsible” and “sustainable” Everyone knows that ice cream is not considered “health food”. The […]
September 12, 2017

Exhausted Drivers: An Overlooked Cause Of Road Accidents

Did you know that road accidents are the biggest cause of death on Nigerian roads? Statistics from the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) shows that there were 7,657 road accidents by Week 47 of 2016 and 4,005 individuals died either at the scene or from immediate complications from the accidents. […]
September 8, 2017

How To Avoid Drinking Contaminated Drinking Water

Let’s start with the basics. Water needs three simple atoms to exist: two hydrogens and one oxygen, which bond to make the molecule H2O. Those two common chemicals give water some rather uncommon properties. For instance, when most liquids freeze and become solid, they sink rather than float. If frozen […]
August 14, 2017

Banned Insecticide: Concerns Over Frozen Chicken Imported From Belgium To Africa

There are concerns over samples of slaughtered, frozen, egg-laying hens which are now being tested for fipronil (a banned insecticide) because the meat sent to Africa from Belgium may have been contaminated. The World Health Organization says fipronil is moderately hazardous in large quantities, posing a potential danger to people’s […]
August 9, 2017

Cece Yara Child Advocacy Centre Launches Forensic Interviewing Facility in Lagos

Representatives of the child protection community in Lagos State gathered recently to attend the launch of the Cece Yara Child Advocacy Centre’s state-of-the-art Forensic Suite for children who have experienced sexual abuse, in Lagos.   A forensic interview is a structured conversation between a Forensic Interviewer and a child with […]
August 3, 2017

16 Times When Using  Water Rightly Can Do Better Than Medicines

Use medicines only when absolutely necessary. In this post, you will find many suggestions for ways of healing without the need for medicine. Diarrhoea/Dehydration: Drink plenty of liquids. Rehydration Drink is best. You can also give teas, soups or even plain water. To babied, keep giving breast milk often – […]
August 3, 2017

An Open Letter To The Pharmacist (or Medicine Store) And Medicine Buyer

Dear Friends, If you sell medicines in your store, people probably ask you about which medicines to buy and when or how to use them. You are in a position to have an important effect on people’s knowledge and health. Please see that your customers buy only those medications they […]