Cervical health is about more than just the cervix

People often think of cervical cancer (cancer of the cervix) when the subject of cervical health comes up, but there's more to maintaining good...

Ebola rears its scary head again

Ebola rears its scary head again. Last week we were smacked with the news that there’s a fresh outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

Yes, Let’s Say The “C” word – Cancer Prevention

World Cancer Day is Feb 4. People often talk about someone dying of cancer in hushed tones, as though saying the “C” word “cancer”...

Eat to live, don’t live to eat.

You’ve probably heard and read so much about healthy eating that you’re sick and tired of it all. It just seems like too much work...

Lassa fever and Meningitis – the ongoing health threat

This past week brought two items of disturbing health news. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported that there are now 317 confirmed cases...

4 Great reasons to exercise for a brain boost

What if you shift your thinking on exercise? What if you stop looking at it as a way to lose weight or fix a...

Unite to End TB – World TB Day March 24, 2017

In the developing world, Tuberculosis continues to be a scourge. HIV/AIDS and the rise of multidrug-resistant TB (MDRTB) magnifies the disease, creating an epidemic...

Top 4 holiday safety tips for children

It’s heartbreaking that in Africa, if a child manages to survive dangerous infectious diseases in the first five years of life, the next obstacle...

Cervical health – More than cervical cancer prevention

When the subject of cervical health comes up, cervical cancer (cancer of the cervix) is what springs to mind. However, other cervical health problems...

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...