Most people with diabetes need to check their blood sugar (glucose) levels regularly. The results help you and your doctor manage those levels, which helps you avoid diabetes complications. There are several ways to test your blood sugar, but the simplest way is from Your Fingertip. You prick your finger with a small, sharp needle […]

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What Is Cancer? The word cancer actually refers to many diseases, not one. In fact, there are more than 100 types of diseases known collectively as cancer. What they all have in common is the overgrowth of cells, tiny units that make up all living things. Cancer occurs when cells begin to grow and multiply in […]

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A healthy diet is a diet that contains the right amount of all the food groups. It includes fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products, protein and carbohydrates. It does not include too many or too little of any king of food. Eating the wrong amount of a class of food whether too much or too little […]

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On this year’s World Mental Health Day, in addition to events and activities taking place on or around 10 September, we are encouraging you to help us: improve awareness of the significance of suicide as a global public health problem; improve knowledge of what can be done to prevent suicide; reduce the stigma associated with […]

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Physical Fitness is a state of health and wellbeing, the ability to perform daily activities, occupation and sports. This can be achieved through proper nutrition, physical exercise and sufficient rest. Fitness can also be defined as the quality or state of being fit. Describing a person’s ability to perform a specific function and cope with […]

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Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep or cause you to wake up too early and not able to get back to sleep. You may still feel tired when you wake up. Insomnia can sap not only your energy level and mood but also […]

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During the rainy season, we feel less thirsty and therefore we end up drinking less water. But the fact is skipping the water in rainy season is harmful to our body. Staying hydrated in rainy season is equally important whether you feel thirsty or not. It keeps many diseases that tend to thrive only in […]

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When people are told to go for a medical check-up, they always think they don’t need one since in their estimation they are not sick. Yet physicians say we don’t have to wait until we are sick to get our physicals done especially for people 40 years and above. So, why do you have to […]

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