Can hair dyes cause cancer?

October is cancer awareness month and the need to examine some reported causes of cancer.  Cancer has claimed the lives of many people, loved ones  including children globally in the last 20 years. According to a report by National Cancer Institute, there are concerns  that hair dyes may cause cancer. Many people in the United

Teaching your daughters about Breast Cancer

Worldwide, the month of October is dedicated to breast cancer. Millions of women around the world gather together to create awareness and tell their survival stories. Free screening is also made available. Although most women are at risk of the degenerative disease, young girls should be made aware of this too.  The incidence of breast

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How To Treat Cold or Flu in Babies.

When your precious little one shows signs of having a cold or flu, you’ll try anything to give them relief. The sad thing is that children’s cough and cold medicines are not recommended for children under six years of age. However, there are a number of ways you can help keep your child comfortable and

Things every mom with cancer should know

It’s tough having to go through something you never imagined you would ever go through.  Having to deal with breast cancer can be draining and really frustrating. In our own little way, we would love to help out by sharing things a mom should know about breast cancer. We hope this helps ease the pain

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Family Safety: Children and Pet Allergies

Runny nose, watery eyes — could your child be allergic to your pet? It is very possible, i especially if the tendency runs in your family. Pet allergies also appear more frequently in children with asthma and can aggravate this condition. Being an asthmatic patient myself, I dare not go anywhere close to pets. All

Protecting children in the rainy season

For parents, the rainy season means being on the lookout to prevent kids from getting sick. These precautionary measures can help you keep your children healthy and protected. Read on to find out how you can. Send kids off to school with proper rain gear. Having umbrellas, raincoats, and rain boots or rubber shoes is

4 Grooming Tips to turn your Teenage Boy to a Gentleman.

Teenage years are the prime years to learn many things in life which transform a boy into a gentleman. Men’s grooming also starts primarily from the teenage years and it ultimately leads to refinement for a lifetime. We have come up with simple men’s tips for teenage boys. 1. Personal Hygiene Hygiene is a basic

Staying Alive: Easy Tips for a Healthier Life

Everyone of us wants to be fit, healthy, and live a long active life. Right? But what do you do for it? Drink a Glass of Water in the Morning Wake up in the morning and drink one glass of room temperature water first off. You can put a slice of lemon or lime in

Tips For Raising A Child With Asthma

So you watched as your child struggled for air and felt helpless.   You listened as  the Doctor said the words, “Your child has asthma.”   Now what do you do? Thankfully for you asthma wisdom and resources have improved impressively since the 1970s and 80s. I was in JSS3 when I was diagnosed with Asthma. It

Things you do that make mosquitoes bite you

New research has revealed that mosquitoes prey on their victims due to a number of factors. They also say that the species of mosquitoes you are exposed to can determine whether or not you are going to be bitten. So, why do mosquitoes bite you? These reasons… • Beer. Some studies reveal that mosquitoes are attracted