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  • Marburg Virus

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    Marburg virus disease (MVD) commonly known as Marburg, was formerly referred to as Marburg haemorrhagic fever. It is a severe ...

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  • Ebola

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    No longer at ease, Ebola gathers regional storm. What is Ebola? Ebola (Ebola virus Disease) is a severe, often fatal illness ...

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  • Cholera

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    Cholera is an infectious disease commonly associated with severe watery diarrhoea. If not treated promptly and adequately, victims die from ...

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  • Urinary Tract Infections

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    IMPORTANT Urinary tract infections should never be ignored, as untreated will lead to involvement of the kidney and eventually cause: Bacterial infection ...

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  • Tuberculosis

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    Tuberculosis

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  • What is influenza/flu?

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    Influenza is a viral infection that affects mainly the respiratory system. In humans, there are two influenza virus strains that ...

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  • HEPATITIS VIRUS

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    Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver, commonly caused by a viral infection, but can also be as a result ...

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  • THE FLU SHOT

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    Influenza (commonly known as flu or ‘the common cold’) is a viral infection that affects mainly the respiratory system. In ...

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  • DENGUE FEVER

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    Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever, is an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. There are four ...

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  • A Healthy Awareness

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    Why not resolve this year to help your kids try to get a lid on their expanding waist (waste?) lines? ...

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  • Stress

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    Feeling stressed? Do you feel like time is always against you and that you are juggling too many demands? Are you ...

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  • Hypertension

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    Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the systemic arterial blood pressure is elevated. It ...

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  • Keeping Your Kids Away From The Doctor

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    Proper Hygiene Teaching children good hygiene habits is definitely worth the effort. Aside from keeping up appearances and not offending others ...

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  • Diabetes

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    Diabetic; Eating Right Diabetes is a growing and massive silent epidemic that has potential to cripple health services in all parts ...

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  • Cholesterol & Heart Disease

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    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among men and women, with most deaths resulting from coronary heart disease. ...

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  • Beer & Spirits Increase Gout Risk

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    But Wine May Be OK, Research Says For centuries, gout has been known as the “disease of kings” because overindulging in ...

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  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism also known as alcohol dependence is a disabling ADDICTIVE DISORDER. It is characterized by compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of ...

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  • SMOKING

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    Though there are other applications of tobacco (e.g. use as a pesticide), it is most commonly consumed as a recreational ...

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  • Common Airborne Diseases

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    These are disease caused by germs that are transmitted through the air. Airborne diseases are difficult to control. They can be threatening ...

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