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Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck

(CNN)If you are about to sneeze — even if you are in a quiet place — doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That’s according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title ...

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Hotline documentary: Poison on the menu II – what you eat could kill you!

Video documentary follows story. In the second part of the Hotline Documentary ‘Poison on the Menu’ which explores how the food you consume could be killing you slowly, we focus on pesticide poisoning. It’s one major but commonly underrated cause of foodborne diseases. As these farmers in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern Region explain, there is no way their ...

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Foods from South Africa under FDA scrutiny; public caution urged

Source: Myjoyonline.com The Ministry of Health says following an outbreak of a food-based disease in South Africa, foods from that country have been put under scrutiny. According to the Ministry, dairy products, fruits and vegetables coming from South Africa into Ghana are being monitored to prevent a similar outbreak of the disease. The disease, Listeriosis, is food poisoning caused by ...

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98% of salad by street food vendors contain faecal matter – Health study

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com A health study has revealed that 98 percent of salad samples prepared by street food vendors were contaminated with bacteria known as Escherichia coli which cause food poisoning. Researchers also found that 90 percent of the salad sampled were considered unsatisfactory for consumption based on the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) food safety standards. “Apart ...

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Swine flu vaccines to arrive today

Source: citifmonline.com Vaccines for the H1N1 flu virus detected in the Ashanti Region will finally arrive in the country today [Wednesday]. This is according to the Head of Surveillance at the Ghana Health Service, Dr Asiedu Bekoe. The vaccines were expected to arrive in the country over the weekend but delayed. Confirming the latest development to Citi News, Dr Bekoe ...

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U/E: CSM kills two SHS students U/E: CSM kills two SHS students

At least two Senior High School students are confirmed dead after they were infected with Cerebrospinal Meningitis at Bawku in the Upper East Region. Eleven others who have also been diagnosed with the disease and are responding to treatment at the hospital. Reports say panic has gripped many boarding students in the municipality have been in and out of health ...

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Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Nearly 1 million people have Parkinson’s disease in the United States The condition causes tremor, stiffness and difficulty coordinating movement (CNN)Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson’s can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement. “My family and I began ...

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Revolutionary New Product Gives Hope to Those Suffering From Chronic Snoring (Even This Stubborn Guy!)

This story originally appeared at : mysnoringsolution.com I’ll admit it – I (used to) snore. Badly. Badly enough that my wife not only complained, but was also afraid that I had Sleep Apnea. And I was afraid too. Afraid that I was going to have to don the dreaded CPAP mask. Really? A CPAP? I’m only in my 40’s. I’m ...

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