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Things to do today to help you sleep better, deeper and longer!

The key to a  good night’s rest is in the choices you make all day long. Add these six moves  to your daily routine today, and you’ll feel a real difference in how you wake  up tomorrow. 7 A.M.: Make your bed. Your mother was right—you should tidy up those  sheets: People who make their bed every day are 19 ...

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Risks Of Flying and things you need to know!

The recent story of Carine Desir, a 44-year-old woman who died on an American Airlines flight from Haiti to New York, has a lot of people thinking: Could that happen to me? Well, it could. But it’s not likely and there’s no reason to panic. There have been a few cases of Ghanaians flying from Ghana or Europe and suddenly die onboard ...

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US Approves Method to Give Blind Limited Vision

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the nation’s health regulator, has approved the first artificial retina, an implantable electronic device that can restore limited vision to people blinded by a rare genetic eye disease. The device, which has been in human clinical trials in the U.S and Europe for several years, offers new hope for people with advanced retinitis pigmentosa, ...

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Inspite of serious Health issues over half of Northerners support female genital mutilation (FGM)

Over half of Northerners support female genital mutilation (FGM), according to Buwda, a Ghanaian NGO. FGM involves the complete removal or partial removal or alteration of the genitals for non-medical reasons. The coordinator of Buwda in the Bawku municipality, Abubakari Shaibu, in an interview with Radio XYZ’s Upper East regional correspondent, Musah Lansah, said recent research suggested 51% of people ...

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Monitor Your Blood Pressure Regularly…..

Everyone with high blood pressure _ some 72 million Americans _ should own a home monitor and do regular pressure checks, the American Heart Association and other groups urged Thursday in an unprecedented endorsement of a medical device for consumers. High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attacks, strokes and death. Having it checked a few times a ...

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Let’s Talk About Sex ….And Chemotherapy

Michelle was prepared for chemotherapy. She was prepared to lose her hair and deal with extreme nausea and be hospitalized for months at a time. She was even prepared to die — knowing, with her aggressive form of leukemia, that death was a very real possibility. But when death didn’t come, Michelle was officially labeled a cancer survivor. And she ...

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Doctors and Government Reach Agreement, Suspends Strike Action..

Striking doctors, the National Labour Commission (NLC) and the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) have come to agreement over the recent strike which has affected health delivery across the country. Consensus was reached after a meeting at the Flagstaff house on Tuesday, according to a statement signed by the Information Minister, Mahama Ayariga. Members of the Ghana Medical Association ...

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Ghana: Doctors withdraw their services to force high wages and benefits!

The Ghana Medical Association will from this morning withdraw out-patient services as it embarks on a nationwide strike over salary distortions. According to the doctors, they will only attend to emergencies and in-patients for this week. The GMA further indicates the strike will intensify with all services withdrawn if no word is heard from government within the week. President of ...

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