Wellness: Family Health Concerns

Keeping your family healthy is one of your top priorities. It’s also a task that fills you with unspeakable anxiety. Was your child’s cough just a tickle in the throat, or is it a symptom of bronchiolitis, a respiratory tract infection commonly seen in winter? Is it safe to let your toddler play outside, or

Harmattan Safety tips for you and your Family

Harmattan can damage our health in many ways: it affects our skin, eyes and respiratory tract. It cracks your lips and damages your skin. The eyes are also vulnerable to dust. A lot of other unpleasant diseases are easily triggered by this weather as well.   Here are some tips on how to make this

Study: Drinking Red wine boosts fertility in women

Women who drink one glass of red wine a week boast better fertility than those who don’t, a US study has found. Scientists at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, believe that this could be due to an antioxidant that is abundant in the wine. Known as resveratrol, the molecule is a key component in red grapes,

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

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