Category Archive: General Gist

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

Preventing Constipation

The setting was the accident and emergency unit. The normal organized madness of the whole environment was playing itself out. There were broken heads that needed suturing; someone was rushed in unconscious; some people had beaten themselves up and wanted doctor’s report; groans and whimpers were intermittently uttered with a scream of agony now and …

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Jul 17

The Power of Love

MR D NIGER! That was one of the very first codings I had to memorize in other to pass exams. The characteristics of living beings: M for movement; R for respiration. D for… Hmm can’t exactly remember what it was for! Was it death? Well, whatever. I want to introduce you to one other basic …

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Jul 17

What to do when a child is convulsing

If you see a child convulsing: Don’t panic. DO NOT try to force any thing into the child’s mouth DO NOT put the legs or hands into fire DO NOT urinate on the person’s face DO NOT administer any concoction Let the person lie flat on the floor and turn his/her head to turned to …

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Jul 17

Shake it Off and Step Up!

Saw this a while ago. Hope it blesses you as it did me. Enjoy! Shake It Off and Step Up A story is told of a farmer who owned a faithful old mule. One day, the mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule “braying” – or whatever mules do when they …

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