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The honest truth: How alcohol affects your skin

Photo Credit: Chris Gramly/Getty Images; Paul Piebinga/Getty Images Source : www.stylelist.com Alcohol’s effect on your skin is similar to its effect on the rest of your body: it steals the good (hydration) and leaves the bad (dryness, bloating, redness). When you drink alcohol, it hinders the production of vasopressin — an anti-diuretic hormone. This causes your kidneys to work extra ...

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TB ‘spreading’ from infected cows to humans -Reports

There are reports that infected cows transmit Tuberculosis (TB) to human beings through the consumption of cow milk and meat. Confirming this to GBC’s Radio Ghana, the Head of Public Health, Veterinary Service, Dr. Bashiru Kikimoto said for the past three years the Service has not been able to inspect and treat milk at production centres. Dr. Kikimoto cautioned cattle ...

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Stopping The Spread Of Germs At Home, Work & School.

Get Vaccinated The single best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine each season. The 2012-2013 flu vaccine will protect against 2009 H1N1, and two other influenza viruses (an H3N2 virus and an influenza B virus). Good Health Habits Avoid close contact. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your ...

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Examine your own breasts once every month – Prof. Clegg-Lamptey

Source: www.ghanaweb.com 90 percent of the people who are diagnosed with breast cancer do not have any family history of the disease hence it is important for every woman to self-examine their breasts once every month, Prof. Joe Nat Clegg-Lamptey has stated. The Head of the Korle Bu Breast Multidisciplinary Team speaking to Ghanaweb said, “if a mother or a ...

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A look at blood & its disorders-Video!

The blood that runs through the human body is mostly perceived to be red. However there is much more than what meets the eye. The blood is made up of cells and fluids that must be produced in proportionate quantities and in a healthy state to enable the body to function properly. Sarah Ofori takes a look at this essential ...

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7 Signs he’s not just your boyfriend but your best friend

So having a boyfriend is great… you get free compliments, a lot of cuddles, and something that’s not too bad to look at. But when do you know that your boyfriend has also become a best friend too? You’ve gone past the fussing about what to wear or which new lipstick to put on before you meet him or even ...

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Ghana delivers first “The Walking Egg In-Vitro” Baby

Ghana has become second after Belgium, to deliver her first baby through “The Walking Egg – In-Vitro Fertilisation” (TWE IVF) method. The pregnancy and delivery of the baby boy, at the Pentecost Hospital at Madina in Accra was achieved after three attempts by the couple. The baby boy, weighing 3.3 kilogrammes brought great relief and happiness to his parents, who ...

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Dr Kofi Boahene – The doctor who rebuilds faces (CNN African Voices)

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