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  • Man in hospital after breaking penis during sex

    April 18, 2017 1:17 PM 21

    Bad Timing Man in hospital after breaking penis during sex According to the report, the man identified as Dai from the Guangxi's Nanming city was rushed to hospital with symptoms of 'eggplant deformity' with swelling, pain and dark purple bruising, following the incident and doctors had to perform an emergency surgery on him. Dai was said to be having

  • 8 Things That Happen When You Stop Washing Your Hair Every Day

    April 17, 2017 6:05 PM 23

    For all their benefits, natural oils can also cause unwashed hair to inch towards greaseball territory, particularly if you have fine hair. "What happens when people stop washing their hair hugely depends on their hair type, and for some people, it can leave hair oily and flat," says Cairns. The good news: No matter your hair type, it gets better! (If you do have thin hair, try these

  • 10 Signs You Are Suffering From Emotional Dependence

    April 16, 2017 1:39 PM 17

    1. You feel extreme jealousy whenever your partner spends their time with someone other than yourself. 2. You and your partner have stopped doing the things that you used to do without one another or have completely removed yourselves from other relationships that were important to you. 3. You have a constant worry that your partner is going to just up and leave

  • Punjab baby weighs more than 17 kgs at just eight months

    April 14, 2017 12:08 PM 28

    A morbidly obese baby girl in Punjab has perplexed doctors after she inexplicably started gaining weight at the age of four months. The now eight-month-old Chahat Kumar weighs around 38lbs which is the same as an average four-year-old child. Chahat’s mother, Reena Kumar, says that although she was completely normal at birth, her weight started increasing

  • Lassa Fever kills 24 in Bauchi

    April 12, 2017 9:39 AM 26

    Bauchi— NO fewer than 24 persons have died following the outbreak of Lassa Fever between November 2015 and February 2017 across Bauchi State. A data of the Lassa Fever outbreak in Bauchi State, obtained from the Ministry of Health and made available to newsmen, indicated that 37 cases were recorded in seven local government areas of the state. It further

  • Study shows fruit & veg could help lower blood pressure

    April 11, 2017 1:10 PM 21

    Everyone knows fruit and vegetables are good for you but according to a new study, they may also help lower blood pressure. According to the study, people who eat potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, spinach, beans, avocados and bananas in addition to reducing salt intake saw lower blood pressure. This result persisted, no matter how much salt patients

  • Stamp out harmful effects of tobacco

    April 11, 2017 6:10 AM 21

    As leaders of Central Indiana’s five largest health systems — Community Health Network, Eskenazi Health, Franciscan Alliance, Indiana University Health and St. Vincent Health — we support legislation that improves the health of our citizens. Indiana hospitals serve more than 3 million patients each year through inpatient and emergency visits, employ

  • Yari disagrees with Emir Sanusi, says meningitis has a spiritual connection

    April 8, 2017 2:40 PM 19

    Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state yesterday responded to the comments made by Emir Sanusi, insisting that the comments were half-truth. He maintained that the outbreak of the disease indeed has a spiritual connection. “I stand by my words that if people do not change, God will not change for them. Therefore, I will answer the Emir perfectly and give him the Quran

  • Meningitis: Mass vaccination commences in Zamfara

    April 8, 2017 11:59 AM 21

    Even as the Federal Government commenced the Meningitis C Reactive Vaccination exercise in Zamfara State – hard hit by the current outbreak of meningitis in the country, death toll from the disorder has continued to rise in all affected States. On Friday 7th April, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed a total of 438 deaths out of 3,959 suspected

  • Gov Yari’s controversial hypothesis

    April 8, 2017 7:43 AM 31

    GOVERNOR Abdulaziz Yari’s response to the outbreak of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) in Zamfara State has grated badly on the nerves of many Nigerians. Far worse is his Freudian slip that signposts the leadership dilemma and difficulties with which Nigeria grapples. Zamfara, with a casualty figure in excess of 200 out of a national total of about 336 so far, appears