CONQUERING THE CLOCK: HOW TO MANAGE BURNOUT AT WORK

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Feeling like you’re constantly putting in overtime, but never getting ahead? Does work leave you drained and uninspired? If so, you might be facing burnout. Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged or excessive stress. It can zap your productivity, happiness, and overall health. The good news? You’re not […]

BANISHING ACNE: CLEAR SKIN

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Acne. It’s a common skin woe that plagues millions, and let’s be honest, it can be a real confidence crusher. But before you resign yourself to a lifetime of breakouts, take a deep breath! Acne is absolutely treatable, and there are steps you can take to achieve that clear, glowing skin you deserve. Let’s explore […]

SLEEP HYGIENE FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

BLACK WOMAN SLEEP IN HER APARTMENT AT NIGHT

Ever felt glued to your phone at night, mindlessly scrolling through social media while precious sleep hours tick away? You’re not alone. In today’s digital world, quality sleep can feel like a distant dream. Between endless emails, late-night social media binges, and the blue light glow of our devices, our sleep suffers. And we can’t […]

TUBERCULOSIS

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Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant global health concern, affecting millions of people worldwide. It continues to pose challenges in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, despite medical advancements. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It primarily affects the lungs but can also target other parts of the body, such as the kidneys, […]

Hemorrhoids

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Hemorrhoids, also referred to as piles, are swollen and inflamed veins located in the rectum or anus. They can be internal, situated inside the rectum, or external, found under the skin surrounding the anus. Hemorrhoids affect millions of people around the world. And despite their prevalence, many individuals are unaware of the causes, symptoms, and […]

Lactose Intolerance

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In a world where dairy products seem to be a predominant in many diets, a significant portion of the world’s population faces a unique challenge; lactose intolerance. This common digestive disorder can cause discomfort and inconvenience, however, with the right knowledge and strategies, those affected can still enjoy a balanced and satisfying diet. And it […]

Anthrax

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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 […]

ORAL CANCER

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Oral cancer is a type of cancer that affects the mouth and throat. It can develop in any part of the oral cavity, including the lips, gums, tongue, and the inner lining of the cheeks. It can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated early. Symptoms of Oral Cancer Causes of Oral Cancer No one […]

HANDWASHING PREVENTS DISEASES

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Handwashing is the simple act of cleaning one’s hands with soap and water to remove germs; viruses, bacteria, fungi, etc, including dirt and other potentially harmful substances adhered to the hands. This is so important because it helps to prevent not just only the occurrence of preventable disease conditions, but also the spread of these […]

WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS

Case A Ijeoma, or I-jay, as her friends fondly call her, has been the head of Human resources at her company for close to ten years now. She usually sits in front of her computer at her desk, responding to emails, organizing processes, and making sure things are running smoothly. She’s known to be a […]