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Ghanaian Professionals Schedule A Community Wellness Expo In Chicago.

Source : Eunice Cromwell FNP, MSN.  THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Disturbing images and video of the deplorable healthcare situation in their homeland, Ghana, raised concern among some immigrants from West Africa and caused them to come together to form the ELAB (Enriching Lives Across Borders). Most of its members live in the greater Chicagoland area and have backgrounds in healthcare, business, ...

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App-y days are here in fighting coronary artery disease!

Worried about a heart attack brought on by coronary artery disease (CAD)? Dr. Lilian Ahiable, a fresh face at the Steward Medical Group in Vero Beach, is using a modern mantra to help stop CAD. There is, she says, an app for that. And why not? The American College of Cardiology says that every 40 seconds, someone in this country ...

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Cases of mental disorders rise in Brong-Ahafo

Cases of mental disorders are soaring in Brong-Ahafo, Mr Joseph Yere, the Regional Mental Health Coordinator, has said. The region recorded 3,168 new cases of mental disorders from January to June this year, with epilepsy recording the highest figure of 1,405 cases. In an interview during the re-launch of a Maternal Mental Health Project in Sunyani, Mr Yere said 1,642 ...

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SHOCKER: South Africa health minister bans doggy style during sex!

South Africa’s Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, has said ‘doggy’ style during sex is the major cause of cancer and stroke. He said after three years of arduous research, he found out that the high pumping of blood during sex, when one is standing or kneeling overloads the veins in the legs which ultimately causes stroke. He told The Insider, ...

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Ghanaian’s advised to reduce consumption of red meat after age 25 to protect their kidneys

The unrestrained consumption of meat is said to overburden the kidneys. This leads to the breakdown of the kidney and in turn results in health complications. From birth to the age 25, the body needs more protein to build cells to stimulate growth, but after 25, the body needs just a little protein to repair worn-out cells and tissues. The ...

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What Causes Dark Inner Thighs and How Can You Treat and Prevent This Symptom?

READ THE REST OF THIS STORY AT WHERE IT ORIGINALLY APPEARED Overview Dark skin on the inner thighs can be experienced by anyone, regardless of skin tone. It occurs when the skin on the inner thigh produces an abundance of melanin, a pigment that gives skin its color. This is called hyperpigmentation. The discoloration of dark inner thighs may even ...

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Undetected hypertension is major cause of sudden deaths in Ghana

A Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the National Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Prof. Mark Tettey, says undetected and uncontrolled hypertension (high blood pressure) is a major cause of sudden deaths in the country. He explained that generally, hypertension can destroy the coronary vessels which supply blood to the heart and when that happens, the person might experience chest ...

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More than 30 people overdose at downtown city park with suspected synthetic marijuana.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park. Officials say most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day Wednesday. No deaths have been reported, but authorities say two people had life-threatening symptoms. Some people fell unconscious and others vomited. ...

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