Malaria – Taking the fight to mosquitoes

After steadily declining numbers of malaria cases and malaria deaths worldwide between 2000 and 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 2016 recorded...

DEPRESSION

Did you know that depression results in more absenteeism than almost any other physical disorder and costs employers more than per year in absenteeism...

Does your “late bloomer” have Autism?

At a child’s birthday party I noticed a child who seemed to hang behind and wasn’t playing with the other kids. Judging by his...

How to manage stress and not go crazy

We all develop ways to deal with the stress in our lives. Human tendency is to go with what is comfortable and makes us...

Good news for HIV/AIDS in Africa

Good news on HIV/AIDS in Africa is scarce so when there is not one but two exciting reports on the prevention and treatment of...

Managing stress – a skill that can save your life

Do you know that your body’s unique alarm system, the "fight or flight" hormone response that prepares you to escape from danger is designed...

Typhoid Fever – No longer a minor problem in Africa

In Nigeria and other parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, Typhoid is commonly the “fall-back” diagnosis of doctors for any diarrheal illness or, when a patient...

8 Breast Cancer risks you should know about

As yet another Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, it’s worth reviewing the symptoms and eight crucial breast cancer risk factors. Most...

Health problems damaging to black people – what you can do

February is Black History Month in the United States and Canada; a time set aside to remember and celebrate important people, events, and achievements...

Back to School Eating Healthy and Fit

So you’re making the effort to learn all you can about building a healthy eating style, what about your kids? Are they going back...