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CDC confirms first US case of Wuhan coronavirus

The United States has its first confirmed case of a new virus that appeared in Wuhan, China, last month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. The virus has already sickened hundreds and killed six people in Asia. The male patient is in isolation at Providence Regional …

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DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern”. The move may encourage wealthy donor countries to provide more cash. But the WHO stopped short of saying borders should be closed, saying the risk of the disease …

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Video game addiction is a mental health disorder – WHO

Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children’s ‘screen time’ — addiction to video games has been recognized by World Health Organization (WHO) as a mental health disorder. The WHO’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD), a reference bible of recognized and …

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Benefits of Coconut Water

The coconut nut is used in various ways, such as food and drink, as a supplement to dishes and sweets, in cosmetics, but also as a medicine. Coconut is easily digested and rich in numerous vitamins and minerals, and part of its nutrition lies in the fact that it contains …

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How to Stop Masturbating: Techniques that work

Masturbation is a normal part of sexual health. It’s a fun activity that can be a safe way to explore sexuality and self-pleasure. However, if masturbation prevents you from performing daily tasks or it interferes with your work or responsibilities, it may be time to try to create a better …

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Joy News uncovers GHC200K rot at Tamale Teaching Hospital

Joy News has uncovered how the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) awarded a contract to supply drugs of over ¢200,000 without due process.  A special audit report by the hospital revealed that there was neither an evaluation exercise nor a tender committee approval for the award of the contract.  A former …

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FDA alert: List of harmful cosmetic products on the market

The Food and Drugs Authority has cautioned the general public to stay away from purchasing a list of cosmetic products that contain mercury, hydroquinone and steroids. According to a statement from the FDA, these substances found in cosmetic products are serious violations of the Standard Authority Act, 1973 (N.R.C.D. 173) …

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