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Exclusive Breastfeeding and Nigerian Laws

Exclusive Breastfeeding in the workplace is not a matter of the law – House of Rep.

Jumoke Okoya-Thomas is a member of the house of Rep. representing Lagos Island 1 Federal Constituency and she sponsored a bill which called for a more enabling environment to ease exclusive breastfeeding for mothers in the workplace. Proponents of this bill emphasizes on its importance for the health of newborn babies born to working nursing […]

Empty Plate-Eating habits

How did I get this FAT?

Weight loss is curiously one aspect of #Healthy-living (when necessary) that probably has more non-health professionals drumming up support for- many thanks to the media awash with ‘model celebrity body’ types. From both regular everyday people to the extremes people on crash diets, those with Anorexia Nervosa, to even recommended now  diet pills, and Bariatric […]

Sphygmomanometer for measuring blood pressure

#MedicAwareness- How to measure Blood Pressure with a Sphygmomanometer

A Sphygmomanometer (pronounced like this sfig’-mo-ma-nom-e-ter; though often called Sphyg for short) is the name of the medical instrument used to measure blood pressure. This life saving instrument is definitely not just some unique doctor’s table décor so forgive its really long name which is a combination of two words: sphygmós (meaning pulse in the Greek […]

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