COMMON METHOD OF COOKING RICE CAN LEAVE TRACES OF ARSENIC IN FOOD, SCIENTISTS WARN

COMMON METHOD OF COOKING RICE CAN LEAVE TRACES OF ARSENIC IN FOOD, SCIENTISTS WARN. Experiments suggest normal method for cooking rice can expose consumers to range of health problems including heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Millions of people could be putting themselves at risk by cooking their rice incorrectly, scientists have warned. Recent experiments show a common method of cooking rice — simply boiling it in a pan until the water has steamed out — can be insufficient in preventing exposure to traces of the poison arsenic, which contaminates rice while it is growing as a result of industrial toxins and pesticides. The chemical has been linked to a range of health problems




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NATURAL DIABETES TREATMENTS AND HOME REMEDIES…

NATURAL DIABETES TREATMENTS AND HOME REMEDIES… Here’s the latest and most potent natural treatments for reversing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. And one natural cure in particular, regulates blood sugar levels quickly and gives permanent relief from diabetes symptoms without any of the negative side effects associated with pharmaceutical medications…  Here’s the alarming facts about the diabetes epidemic we’re now facing right around the world. Just in the last 10 years alone this disease has skyrocketed more than any other health condition, and unfortunately, the statistics are literally getting worse by the hour – not the day! Currently in the United States, 29 million adults and children (10%




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TPMC SUPPORTS KIDNEY CARE PROJECT WITH GHC 13,000

TPMC SUPPORTS KIDNEY CARE PROJECT WITH GHC 13,000 Touchpoint Magna Carta (TPMC), a Reputations Management, Event and Media Consultancy, has embarked on a second health walk as part of efforts of supporting people living with kidney diseases. The company organized the second edition of a 12.6km health walk aimed at creating awareness about kidney-related diseases, while raising funds for the Kidney Care Project Dubbed: ‘The Hunt,’ the walk up the Aburi Hills was complemented by aerobics. Participants were also sensitized on how to prevent kidney diseases. TPMC pledged to support the Kidney Care Project with GHC13, 000, which is an equivalent of the average number of steps taken at the




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CHOLESTEROL IN EGGS IS SAFE! CONSUME EGGS REGULARLY FOR YOU HEALTH!

CHOLESTEROL IN EGGS IS SAFE! CONSUME EGGS REGULARLY FOR YOU HEALTH!. Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. Only one whole egg contains all the nutrients needed to turn a single cell into an entire baby chicken. However, eggs have gotten a bad reputation because the yolks are high in cholesterol. In fact, a single medium sized egg contains 186 mg of cholesterol, which is 62% of the recommended daily intake. People believed that if you ate cholesterol, that it would raise cholesterol in the blood and contribute to heart disease. On the contrary, the more you eat of cholesterol, the less your body produces instead. Get informed why eating eggs




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ICODEHS ORGANIZES FREE MEDICAL SCREENING FOR 100 PEOPLE IN ACCRA

ICODEHS ORGANIZES FREE MEDICAL SCREENING FOR 100 PEOPLE IN ACCRA. A Ghanaian non-governmental organization has carried out a medical screening for 100 people at kotobaabi in Accra. The exercise undertaken by highly qualified medical officers was meant to detect ailments currently rearing their ‘ugly heads’ and spreading fast in Ghana and the third world nations. These include hypertension, diabetes, malaria and other tropical diseases. The appropriate drugs were dispensed to those who were screened. The organization, Islamic Council for Development and Humanitarian Services (ICODEHS) did the screening after organizing a lecture to a larger audience on how to stay clear from diseases and what to do when they contract diseases.




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LET TAKE ACTION ON EFFECT OF HARMFUL JUNK FOOD IN GHANA AND AFRICA

LET  TAKE ACTION ON EFFECT OF HARMFUL JUNK FOOD IN GHANA AND AFRICA. For a considerably long time now a number of otherwise good looking men and women are dying slowly. A visit to our hospitals, clinics and herbal health centers would reveal people of all ages including young ones showing signs of and complaining of hypertension, diabetes, mild and severe stroke. What this situation has done and is still doing to the individuals concerned and the nation is enormous. Most of the affected persons are currently unable to work while those who could work are unable to offer full service to their employers and the nation. This situation has




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HFFG PARTNERS OTHER AGENCIES TO WAGE WAR AGAINST MALARIA

HFFG  PARTNERS OTHER AGENCIES TO WAGE WAR AGAINST MALARIA. In Ghana, the country recorded 4,940, 270 suspected cases of malaria in the first half of year 2016. Thus on the average, approximately 26,922 suspected cases of malaria were recorded daily in the country’s health facilities during the period. According to the 2015 World Malaria Report, there were 214 million cases of malaria recorded globally in that year. The report states that malaria cases, (uncertainty range 149–303 million) and malaria deaths (range 236,000–635 000), represents a decrease of 37% cases and 60% deaths respectively, since 2000. More so report indicated that the burden was heaviest in the WHO African Region, where




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8 BAD HABITS ARE DESTROYING YOUR KIDNEYS EVERY DAY – IMMEDIATELY STOP DOING THIS STUFF

8 BAD HABITS ARE DESTROYING YOUR KIDNEYS EVERY DAY – IMMEDIATELY STOP DOING THIS STUFF. The kidneys are very important organs. They are filtering the toxins from the body and they get rid of the excess water. However a lot of people disregard the fact that we should take care of our kidneys and often end up with some kidney disease. Many people have some really bad habits that often end up harming their kidneys.     1. Inadequate water consumption If you do not drink proper amounts of water, you might be at risk. The main function that our kidneys do, is to drain metabolic waste from our system and balance




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BIMA GHANA STAFF EMBARK ON HEALTH WALK

BIMA GHANA  STAFF  EMBARK ON HEALTH WALK. As part of its efforts of promoting a healthy lifestyle among its workers, the BIMA fastest growing Micro-Insurance Company has embarked on a health walk in Accra. The health walk was aimed at engaging the staff of BIMA in a fun and healthy exercise. Since the company needs exuberant and active staff who will stand tall to render quality services to their clients. More so , the event was organised to create awareness and also promote the BIMA Doctor Health Service which has over 40,000 customers accessing medical advice over their phone. For just GHC 2 per month, the BIMA Doctor service gives




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CORPORATE BODIES: ADVISED TO EMBRACE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

CORPORATE BODIES: ADVISED TO EMBRACE  HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. As part of its efforts of promoting good health among the staff of companies in the corporate sector, Health Concerned Ghana, has launched an initiative dubbed :Corporate Health and “My Health Day”. This laudable initiative was basically designed to cater for the unique health needs of persons in the corporate sector. In her inaugural address, the Executive Director of Health Concern Ghana , Mrs. Mary Aboagye , hinted that the corporate sector represents a significant proportion of the economy. It is a subset of the domestic economy, excluding the economic activities of general government , private households , and non-governmental organizations serving individuals.




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A/R: NDC COLLAPSED NHIS, REVIVE IT…BANTAMAHENE TELLS PRESIDENT AKUFO ADDO

A/R: NDC COLLAPSED NHIS, REVIVE IT…BANTAMAHENE TELLS PRESIDENT AKUFO ADDO. The Chief of Bantama Nana Baffour Amankwatia VI has called on President Nana Addo and his government to revive the National Health Insurance Scheme which has been collapsed by the previous government. According to Nana Baffour Amankwatia VI, Ghanaians are fully aware that the National Health Insurance Scheme has been collapsed by the John Mahama led-NDC government, “but I am appealing to you (Nana Addo) to revive the NHIS because your party started it and knows how to make it work.” He further appealed to Nana Addo’s administration to create more social intervention to help reduce poverty in this country.




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