Expired Drugs & Fake Drugs – At the mercy of unscrupulous...

Whether it’s a shocking news report of the death of a celebrity supposedly from taking expired drugs or a story you hear from someone...

How much sugar is too much?

Some people add 4 or more cubes of sugar to a cup of tea without so much as blinking an eye. Whether you’re guilty...

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...

Food – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Did you know that there was a time in Africa, when what you ate wasn’t a big deal in terms of its negative effect...

The ABCs of Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day is on July 28 and a great opportunity for you to learn about the global impact of viral hepatitis and how...

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...

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...

Stress Eating – a pitfall to avoid

 Have you ever wondered why you crave “comfort” foods when you’re stressed? The sweeter, the greasier, the saltier, the food the better! Chocolates, cookies,...

Stress overload – Recognizing the symptoms

Do you think illness is to blame for your aches and pains, the “malaria” that never gets better, your sleepless nights or inability to...

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...