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    Family Health The midlife guide to contraception: thought you didn’t need contraception post 40? Think again –

    Just because you’ve passed your fertility prime, doesn’t mean there isn’t a chance of an unexpected arrival. So what are your birth-control options now? Jessica Salter looks at modern methods for midlifers... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health Skin Bleaching Fuels Cancer, Hypertension, Kidney Failure – Expert – Tori News

    The World Health Organisation has said that 77 percent of women in Nigeria use skin-lightening products, the highest percentage in the world...... Read more via Tori News
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    General Health 5 Amazing Facial Exercises For A Slim Face – P.M. News

    If not all of us, most of us wants are not so cool with the effect ageing leaves on our skin, especially the face because usually, the first noticeable signs of ageing are usually the wrinkles and loose skin..... Read more via P.M. News
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    General Health 11 best ways to keep your teeth clean – P.M. News

    Achieving healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have nice teeth, it’s crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems... Read more via P.M. News
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    Sexual Health Yes, latex gloves can be part of a healthy relationship: busting the myths around sexual fetishism – The Conversation AU

    People with sexual fetishes aren’t dangerous; nor are their desires a sign of mental illness. Fetishism can be part of a healthy relationship ... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health What You Need to Know About Vaping-Related Lung Illness – NYT – Health

    Hundreds of people across the country have been sickened by a severe lung illness linked to vaping, and a handful have died, according to public health officials. Many were otherwise healthy young people, in their teens or early 20s. Investigators from numerous states are working with the...
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    General Health 5 Tips To Keep You Looking Fabulous During Pregnancy – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Expecting a baby? Then you’re probably bursting at the seams (maybe literally). Being pregnant doesn’t mean giving up your personal style. There are so many maternity options now that flattering your beautiful shape – whether you’re carrying high or low or are … Read more via The Guardian...
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    General Health Vaping May Hamper the Lungs’ Ability to Fend off Infections – Wired

    A lot of otherwise healthy-seeming high schoolers and young adults are getting very sick. Since June, 28 cases of a mystery respiratory illness have been reported in Utah. Wisconsin has found 32 so far. Nationwide, more than 200 cases of patients with severe respiratory problems have been...
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    General Health What every mother should know about breastfeeding – The Guardian Nigeria News

    World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Being a mother is usually a … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News
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    General Health An optimistic outlook ‘means you live longer’ – BBC News – Health

    Optimists are more likely to live longer than those who have a more negative approach to life, a US study has found. Positive people were more likely to live to the age of 85 or more. The theory is that optimists may find it easier to control emotions and so be .. Read more via BBC News –...
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    General Health Parents: Ask your college-bound kid these 8 health questions – Futurity: Research News – “sexual health”

    Although preparing for unforeseeable health circumstances may feel like a daunting task, it’s crucial, explains Preeti Malani, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. Malani, chief health...
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    General Health 10 health conditions you’re too embarrassed to see the doctor about, but should – Body and Soul

    We’ve all got things we'd rather not share in public - but there are some you definitely should be telling you doctor about. A recent British study found one in 10 suffer from conditions we're just too embarrassed to seek medical help for...... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News...
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    General Health Obesity: Nigeria’s Growing Disease of Affluence, Poverty – Thisdaylive

    Obesity, once the exclusive preserve of Nigeria’s rich, has now taken a toll on the country’s poor, with several millions already afflicted with the condition. Martins Ifijeh looks at why the malaise is on the rise and how it can be curbed While obesity has been regarded in times past …...
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    General Health Sleeping-For-Less-Than-6-Hours-A-Night-Increases-Your-Risk-Of-Heart-Disease-And-Makes-You-Fat – Peacefmonline

    A lack of sleep could lead to heart disease, weight gain – and even change the way our DNA behaves, according to experts. Professor of Sleep Medicine, Paul Gringras, has pulled back the covers to reveal what happens to our bodies after a poor night’s sleep, … Read more via Headline News in...
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    General Health Garlic: The health benefits of this plant are unbelievable – Pulse Nigeria

    With garlic, you can easily tackle the root cause of acne by purifying your blood from inside to get a healthy skin on the outside. The health benefits of garlic are numerous. Unknown to most people, garlic is the oldest known medicinal plant variety in existence. It … Read more via Pulse...
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    General Health Back pain causes, symptoms, and remedy – Pulse Nigeria

    Back pain is indicative of an imbalance in the physiological structure of the back. It can also be as a result of hormonal imbalance, or infection. Back pain is a pain at any segment of the back, be it the neck pain (cervical), middle back pain (thoracic), lower … Read more via Pulse Nigeria...
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    General Health Plant based food cuts heart attack death risk by 32%, meat dangerous – P.M. News

    Eating more vegetables and less meat contributes to a healthy heart and cardiovascular system, a new study has found, confirming what some other older studies had concluded.... Read more via P.M. News
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    General Health 8 Foods Cardiologists Want You to Eat—and 5 You Should Avoid – TheThirty

    We're going to sound like your parent (or doctor), but we're just going to go for it: A healthy heart starts with a healthy diet. If you think you've just entered an after-school special, well, not quite, but it's true that what you eat can affect your risk for cardiovascular diseases. "There's...
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    General Health Exercise During Pregnancy May Have Lasting Benefits for Babies – NYT – Health

    Newborns whose mothers exercise during pregnancy may become physically coordinated a little earlier than other babies, according to a captivating new study of gestation, jogging and the varying ability of tiny infants to make a fist. The study’s findings add to growing evidence that physical...
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    General Health Have we found the true cause of diabetes, stroke and Alzheimer’s? – New Scientist

    FOR decades, health experts have been lecturing us about our bad habits, blaming them for the surge in “lifestyle diseases”. These often come on as we age and include heart disease, Alzheimer’s, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.... Read more via New Scientist