Anthrax

Nurses wearing nosemasks and looking at something with text saying understanding anthrax written over it from freepik.com

Anthrax is a highly infectious and potentially fatal disease caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. While rare, it has been a topic of great concern because of its potential as a public health threat and historical significance as a biological weapon. It is very important to understand its intriguing historical background, nature, transmission, symptoms, and […]

Health Insurance and Tomatoes

a scale with tomatoes on one side and insurance-related symbols (like a dollar sign or insurance card) on the other side

I was reflecting on the nature of some of the engagements I have had regarding buying health insurance in Nigeria, and I ended up just likening it to the market trip we may all have made to buy tomatoes. Yes, Tomatoes!!  Tomatoes in Supermarket You know that when you shop in the supermarket, you have a good sense of the quality […]

Fitness Tips While Working From Home

Working from home can be amazing. No more rush hour traffic, the stress of your daily commute is gone, and best of all, you get to answer calls from your favorite couch. It is amazing! But, there’s a downside to this. Working from home makes you less physically active.[bctt tweet=”Working from home makes you less […]

Eating Right While Working From Home

Do you find yourself snacking on unhealthy food while working from home? Or maybe you are eating a lot, barely getting any exercise, and getting rounder in the middle. All over the world, many workers are struggling with their eating habits while working remotely. You probably miss lunch breaks and the interesting conversations with your […]

Are You Happy?

4/December/2020 Hi You, December is here. November was a hectic month for me. How was it for you? There’s this fantastic book I read some time ago, ‘The Book Of Joy’. It was written by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. I find myself thinking about the book from time to time, especially when things are tough. […]

Here’s Why You Should Take The COVID-19 Vaccine

In Nigeria, official numbers show that 149,000 people have been confirmed infected, and almost 1,800 have died. Some of the dead passed on in distant, sterile hospital rooms, separated from their loved ones, by an illness humanity has never experienced before. This disease has taken lives, crashed businesses, and collapsed economies. How do you fight […]

Does Your Vagina Fart During Sex?

Have you ever let one rip while tumbling under the duvet? You were probably embarrassed and laughed it off nervously while praying that the smell would not kill your partner. The good news is that you did not fart during sex. What happened is that your vagina had some air in it that you let […]

Why You Need To Donate Blood

Mrs. Akachi lay on the hospital bed barely conscious. The room felt silent and still, despite the frantic movements from the medical team battling to stop her bleeding. Her newborn was crying in the next room, and her heart leapt. She wanted to speak, to ask for her baby, but as hard as she tried, […]

What Is The Coronavirus COVID19? Status in Nigeria

UPDATE for 18 March 2020: 5 new cases of the COVID19 novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria making for a total of 8 cases. 3 of these arrived from the United States and 2 of them arrived from the United Kingdom. Four of them are Nigerians. Remember to wash your hands frequently for at […]