HEALTH/FOOD

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Diabetes Drug Gets Recall For Contaminant

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a widely used diabetes drug metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets have been recalled from the market. This move follows the manufacturer’s discovery of unacceptably elevated levels of a cancer-causing contaminant. Consequently, Indian pharmaceutical company Marksans Pharma has recalled the selling of the product. Metformin tablets are used to treat type 2 diabetes and […]

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Health Tips Under COVID-19 Lockdown

COVID-19 has immensely affected the global healthcare. Its dangerous effect has continued to keep many of us locked in our homes, which may easily result in the adoption of some bad habits. So, we are here with some ideas that might be helpful for most. Using these ideas on how to stay healthy during lockdown will provide some inspiration as […]

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A Brief Overview Of COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.  Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness. The best way […]

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How To Properly Wear A Mask?

If you choose to wear a mask: Before touching the mask, clean hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water Take the mask and inspect it for tears or holes. Orient which side is the top side (where the metal strip is). Ensure the proper side of the mask faces outwards (the colored side). Place the mask to […]

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How To Make Jamaican Pepperpot Soup

Jamaican Pepperpot soup is a great way to eat soup with a difference. This richly spiced dish is traditionally served on a Friday or Saturday for dinner, but today is eaten at any time of the day or week. A vegetarian version of this soup can be easily made by removing the meat and using vegetable bouillon cubes. Ingredients: 1 […]

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Watch For COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the U.S. government agency, Center for Disease, Control, and Prevention (CDC), people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.  People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or […]

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WHO Places Hold On Hydroxychloroquine Trial

The World Health Organization (WHO) has disclosed that it will temporarily suspend clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19. This new move comes against a study that shows that using the drug on COVID-19 patients could increase their chance of dying. Director-General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus made the announcement at a WHO media briefing recently. He said the […]

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Every Precaution Taken — State And HHS Officials

At least 35 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said recently. “This new virus represents a tremendous public health threat,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a news briefing. But so far there has been no community spread of the infection […]

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Kombucha: The Key To Potential Weight Loss?

Obesity is a growing crisis around the globe. Eating right and exercising are significant components in keeping one waist slim and trim, but it isn’t always enough. Some people find themselves in an endless cycle of dieting, only to see at best they maintain their weight, and at worst they even gain some. It can be tempting to give up, […]

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Eat Fish To Keep Going

Couples who eat more fish and seafood tend to have sex more often and may find it easier to conceive a child, reports an American study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The studies noted that both men and women who are eager to have a baby should increase the amount of fish and seafood in their diet. […]