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A Guide To Personal Hygiene

by on September 13, 2020 0

Hand Washing | Image: GettyImages Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot understate the need for proper personal hygiene. A pandemic need not remind us to take care of our own body. Every day, you come into contact with millions of outside germs and viruses. They can stay on your body, and...

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Does Shaving Your Pubic Hair Lead To STIs?

by on September 13, 2020 0

Maybe you have heard it or maybe you have not, but many people have stopped shaving or waxing their pubic hair because of reports that shaving your pubic hair increases the risk of sexually transmitted infections. If you are among those who stopped shaving your pubic hair for this reason, then you might want to...

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5 Ways To Prevent Urinary Tract Infection After Sex

by on September 13, 2020 0

5 Ways To Prevent Urinary Tract Infection After Sex Image Thinkstock Having pains and constantly peeing after sex is not the best experience. Although a Urinary Tract Infection can affect any part of your urinary system, it most often causes an infection in your bladder. According to Dr. Lakeisha Richardson: During sexual intercourse, thrusting...

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Mike Bloomberg wants to solve America’s Black doctor shortage

by on September 6, 2020 0

If you’re Black, having a doctor who looks like you could save your life. Michael Bloomberg isn’t shy about leveraging his fortune in an attempt to solve intractable problems, like obesity and gun violence. On Sept. 3, the billionaire added another public health project to his fix-it list: America’s Black doctor shortage. Bloomberg announced Thursday that he...

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Putin’s vaccine meets opposition from frontline workers in Russia

by on September 6, 2020 0

Vladimir Putin announced the approval of Russia’s Sputnik-V coronavirus vaccine on August 11 amid much fanfare, saying it works “quite effectively” in forming a stable immunity. How would he know this? Because the Russian President revealed one of his daughters had already taken it. Speaking on Russian state TV at the time, Putin said his daughter had a...

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Coca-Cola or ‘bottled poison’? Mexico finds a COVID-19 villain in big soda

by on August 23, 2020 0

While touring southern Chiapas state last month, Mexico’s coronavirus czar took aim at a local vice he considers culpable for the country’s ongoing pandemic problems: rampant Coca-Cola consumption. Health undersecretary Hugo López-Gatell connected soda consumption with COVID-19 deaths, blaming sugar for causing comorbidities such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension – maladies common in Mexico, where almost three-quarters of...

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Diabetes And Fasting

by on August 19, 2020 0

At some point in our life’s journey, almost every individual has put themselves through fasting. Yet, the question has always been: In doing this, have we put ourselves at risk?  Blood sugar is the main sugar found in the body and this comes from the food you eat, which is your body’s major source...

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