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9 Health Warning Signs You Should Never Ignore!

www.livestrong.com by CRISTINA GOYANES “Here you have a guy who has had angioplasties, by-pass surgery, statins, beta-blockers, an implanted defibrillator (it detects and treats arrhythmias to shock the heart into a regular rhythm), a left-ventricular assist device (it pumped blood throughout his body for two years) and a heart transplant. All this stuff is new,” Dr. Kukin says. “Everything we ...

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Medical Director of Ridge Hospital in Accra fired

Medical Director of the Ridge Hospital, Dr Thomas Anaba has been relieved of his post. Dr Anaba was given a four-year contract last year but a letter from the Minister of Health has relieved him with immediate effect. He has been directed to hand over to a new person. Dr. Anaba is however challenging the decision, asking for more explanation. ...

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Nurses Calling for My Dismissal Are Ignorant – Health Minister

The Minister of Health Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has described as ignorant Nurses Calling for his sack as a Minister of Health. The Minister said this in response to a press statement and demonstration organised by a number of disgruntled Nurses who said they are frustrated at the feetdragging attitude of the Minister about their posting. The disgruntled Nurses, following an ...

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The Beginner’s Guide To Juicing (Including 5 Delicious Recipes)

“This article originally appeared here at http://www.blenderjudge.com/guide-to-juicing-including-5-recipes/ and has been republished with permission”. By John Hawthorne  It’s time for a new you, right? A healthier, fitter, more energized you. You want to be able to climb the stairs without feeling like you’re in the Olympics and tie your shoes without losing your center of gravity. You’ve got big plans. Join ...

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Health Ministry launches system for tracking death statistics

Source: citifmonline.com Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu, the Minister of Health has launched an improved facilitating technology known as the District Health Information Management System (DHIMS2) Dashboard, for programme tracking and improving cause of death statistics. The DHIMS, which was first deployed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in 2012, had been used for the collection and analysing of routine health ...

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Meningitis cause of KumAca deaths not food poisoning – Minister

he Ashanti regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah has revealed that the four students who died at the Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti region died from meningitis and not food poisoning. The four students died over a ten-day period with colleague students and parents of the deceased suspecting the cause of death to be food poisoning. Terrified students abandoned academic work ...

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Ghana marks World TB Day

World Tuberculosis Day is a day set aside to raise awareness on the burden of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and the status of TB prevention and care efforts. According to the WHO, TB is caused by a bacteria, mycobacterium. Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. IS TB in Ghana? Yes. In 2016, 13,933 adults and 698 ...

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Typhus is making a comeback in Texas — aided by heat, poverty and cats

Source: aolnews.com An old microbial enemy of ours is mounting a quiet comeback in the South, a new study published this month in Emerging Infectious Diseases has found — one aided by poverty, climate change, and cats. Researchers from Texas tallied up reported cases of confirmed or suspected typhus, a broadly defined disease spread by several insects and arachnids, within ...

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