Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 17

Kolomental!

  He is in the middle of the road. He struts majestically with many scurried glances thrown his way now and then. But he is oblivious to all. He wears his mangled hair with pride. He has no shirt and what to him is a pair of  trousers can at best be  described as a …

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Jul 17

Fever in Children

Children by their nature and by virtue of their level of maturity cannot articulate their complaints like an adult can. The presence or absence of Fever is  an important pointer for physicians on health state of a child. An unaddressed fever in a child can lead to convulsions (a condition known as febrile convulsions). These …

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Jul 17

The Myth of Abandonment

Health Myths For a while I couldn’t really understand why people get all frantic at the close of a year and the beginning of a new one. Resolutions (many soon forgotten and abandoned!) made; new hope kindled; joy, lightness and mirth abounding. It was all perplexing to me a particular time of the year would …

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Jul 17

From me to you: four tips to live long

As they say, “…life no get duplicate!”. Yet if you are like most people, you are probably living your life as if there is no tomorrow. Why do I say that? Ok let me ask you a question, when you were making New Year resolutions in January, what did you decide about one of your …

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Jul 17

Graceful Aging

I heard a funny story a while back. One faithful morning a pastor was trying to convince a motley audience on the need to get to heaven. During the course of delivering his treatise, he told them that there will be gnashing of teeth on judgement day for many when they discover they had missed …

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Jul 17

Some health facts

Chronic disease is responsible for 60% of all deaths worldwide 80% of chronic disease deaths occur in low and middle income countries Almost half of chronic disease deaths occur in people under the age of 70 Around the world,chronic disease affects women and men almost equally The major risk factors for chronic disease are an …

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Jul 17

6 things to reject!

No. 1 — Heart disease According to the American Heart Association, in 2004, over 410,000 men died of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in both sexes. Because men usually develop heart disease 10 to 15 years earlier than women do, they’re more likely to die of it in the prime of life. About …

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