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Cancer in Your House: 15 Innocent-Looking Household Items That Can Cause Cancer

1. Your shower curtain Contains: PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and VOC (volatile organic compounds) Use instead: hemp, linen, birch, or cotton shower curtains In 2008, American scientists requested that all shower curtains containing PVCs be banned from stores. Although these curtains are no longer sold, if you still have one in your bathroom, it likely leaked toxic, cancerous chemicals. Another culprit? The shower liner, which ...

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KATH: New Mother and Baby Unit ready for commissioning

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‘Kleptomania Cases Soar …In Ghana’

Kleptomania cases rising, the Willingway Foundation has said. Cases of Kleptomania also known as compulsive stealing is reportedly increasing in Ghana. Many with this mental disorder are believed to have been wrongfully jailed due to ignorance on the part of the Police and Judges. Kleptomania, or compulsive stealing, is a a mental disorder which forces persons to steal everything they ...

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Ghanaian Pharmacist Leads Team Of Scientists To Discover Antibiotic

A Ghanaian Pharmacist, Prof. Kwasi Adomako Ohemeng has led an optimization team to successfully develop Omadacycline, an antibiotic. He was recruited from another global pharmaceutical giant Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) to help the company fast track the process of development. A statement issued and copied to GNA said Omadacycline was discovered under US Patent number 7,056,902 assigned to Paratek Pharmaceuticals, ...

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Strange Deaths At Tema Manhean – Health Service Sends Team To Investigate

The death of nine people at Tema Manhean in the Greater Accra Region within 10 days has aroused apprehension in the community. On Wednesday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) dispatched health personnel to the community to investigate the ‘mysterious’ deaths. A traditional priest, Agbafoitse Nii Abor Kome, had attributed the deaths to a curse on the community and advised residents ...

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GHS Raises Cholera Alert

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has cautioned the general public and health facilities to be on high alert for symptoms of cholera in their vicinities. This alert comes after the Volta Regional Health Directorate confirmed cases of cholera from Aflao in the Ketu South Municipality. According to the alert signed by the Director Public Health, Dr. Badu Sarkodie, the municipality ...

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No Psychiatrist In Volta Region

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Patients requiring medical attention for mental health illnesses in the Volta Region have been left with no other option than to seek treatment elsewhere, as the region has no psychiatrist. Two years after the retirement of the only psychiatrist in the Volta Region, the region is yet to get another doctor to provide mental healthcare to the people. The Chief ...

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HIV Infections Among Youth Increasing

The number of young people infected with HIV in Ghana has increased from 1.1 percent in 2016 to 1.5 percent in 2017, the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has announced. The Commission further revealed that the reported number of HIV infections has also risen from 16,000 to 19,101 within the same period. This was disclosed at the launch of the World ...

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