FACEBOOK LIVE NURSE TRUDY IS BACK TO WORK AND WE HOPE SHE’S LEARNT HER LESSON

FACEBOOK LIVE NURSE TRUDY IS BACK TO WORK AND WE HOPE SHE’S LEARNT HER LESSON. This is Trudy Ewurama Marcel. IMAGE: TRUDY EWURAMA MARCEL/FACEBOOK She’s the nurse who got suspended together with her friend for going LIVE on Facebook while on duty. In an interview later with Kofi TV, Trudy indicated that she has regretted her action and vowed not to repeat such an act again if she gets another job. Luck seems to be on her side as she’s been reinstated by her hospital. In a post on Facebook, Trudy indicated that she’s learnt patience, perseverance and dedication. She went further to thank God for getting her job back. It’s however unclear

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COTTON BUD IN EAR: WHY CAN’T WE RESIST THE TEMPTATION DESPITE THE WARNING?

COTTON BUD IN EAR: WHY CAN’T WE RESIST THE TEMPTATION DESPITE THE WARNING?. The ear canal leads to a number of sensitive bones and organs which can be harmed by interference Their makers have printed the caution on every packet for more than 40 years – but their biggest use is still the exact one we’re warned against. Roberto A Ferdman looks into things best left alone. Years ago, my mother complained about a terrible earache. The pain was unbearable, and it wouldn’t go away. For a week, she walked around with a debilitating ringing in her head. Eventually, she recalled to me the other day, the discomfort led her to

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ASANTEHENE TO PHARMACISTS: UPHOLD INTEGRITY

ASANTEHENE TO PHARMACISTS: UPHOLD INTEGRITY. The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has entreated members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) to close their ranks and be united in order to contribute their quota to national development. He said unity was a sine qua non for development and “you can effectively harness your potential, but if there is disunity and internal squabbling there is no way you can meaningfully contribute to development.” When that happened, he noted that all resources that should be channelled into productive ventures would be spent on struggles for power and superiority.According to the Asantehene, the need for unity was fundamental for harnessing “our potential for

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GOVERNMENT SETTLES GH¢539 MILLION NHIS DEBT

GOVERNMENT SETTLES GH¢539 MILLION NHIS DEBT. The government has paid GH¢539 million out of the GH¢1.2 billion debt it owes creditors of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) from January to date. The creditors include service providers, contractors and suppliers. Answering a question by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wa West, Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, yesterday, on when the NHIA would settle the arrears owed to service providers, the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu, told the House that he could not tell exactly when all the arrears would be settled.He said the government shared the agony and challenges of providers of health services and pharmacists that the

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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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