Every new year, some "resolutions" are just standard - we continue to reuse and recycle them. One of such is Lose Weight! Closely related goals are: keep fit, eat healthy, exercise, and all those resolutions we really never got to work on. We are #BusyDoingTheExactOpposite. So, I decided to put up a few winning articles… Continue reading Lose Weight, Again!
World Contraception Day is observed every year on September 26. This day was observed for the first time in 2007, when it was initiated by ten international family planning organizations. World Contraception Day is an annual worldwide campaign whose mission is to improve awareness of contraception among young people and to enable young people to… Continue reading World Contraception Day
Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) is the circumference of the left upper arm, measured at the mid-point between the tip of the shoulder and the tip of the elbow. What is special about the MUAC? Mid-Upper Arm Circumference is an essential measurement used to detect children with nutritional problems early on. Malnutrition is still a major cause… Continue reading Child Health: Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC)
It has been argued that there is no such thing as “NO ABORTION”; there is either “SAFE” or “UNSAFE” abortion. While some countries have accepted abortion as a legal entity and part of health care services, abortion remains illegal in many other places, including Nigeria and many African countries. All over the world, abortion still carries… Continue reading The Battle Against Abortions
The struggle against cigarette smoking has been an impossible one. Smoking is an important social and health issue today as it was a century ago. In fact, the past century was dubbed the cigarette century. Despite the perceived extraordinary success in controlling combustible tobacco use, progress has stalled in reducing premature deaths from tobacco; primarily… Continue reading Electronic Cigarettes: Healthy or Hazardous?
#ChildHealth: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex mental health disorder that can affect a child, especially in attention span and level of activity. It can have a major impact on the child's success in school, outlook on life and his/her interpersonal relationships. The symptoms of ADHD vary and are sometimes difficult to recognize as many of the symptoms are within the normal range for children to experience. Many children with ADHD struggle with symptoms such as hyperactivity, behavior issues, disorganization, anger, and poor social skills. It is however very important to remember that children with ADHD aren't lazy or less intelligent than other children. The good news is that ADHD is a very treatable condition. And in fact, all kids with ADHD can succeed if they get the help they need. http://wp.me/p4YnLC-eL
PART FIRST: JESUS AND THE MADMAN A strange miracle happened in the Bible, and a very important one, an odd and costly miracle. A lot of people even think it was a parable; or at best one of those violent, not-for-the-faint-hearted "Parables vs. Miracles" of Jesus. Jesus had carefully selected this Miracle; and the sequence of events… Continue reading Values and Vanity – Lessons From The Maniac Of Gadara