HEALTH


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Sep 2018
CANCER-CAUSING SCHOOL UNIFORM!

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has alerted the nation about some cancer-causing substances found in some school uniform materials made by two China-based companies. The Special Assistant and Head of Public Relations to the Director General of SON, Bola Fashina, said in a statement on August 28, that importers of school uniform materials into Nigeria should be warned. The cancer causing uniforms, he alleged are made by two China based companies, Sing Shun Fat School-Clothier Company and Zenith Uniform Company. The statement signed by Fashina, disclosed that the azo dyes which......

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MAINTAINING HEALTHY TEETH

MAINTAINING HEALTHY TEETH

Say cheese! That is the most widely used confirmation call used by people to inform any photographer that they are ready to have their picture taken. The purpose of saying cheese is so that...


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UNDERSTANDING AUTISM

UNDERSTANDING AUTISM

A voice for children and adults living with Autism: this is the catchphrase for the annual Orange Ribbon Initiative of Guarantee Trust Bank, an awareness campaign as well as stakeholders’ engagement that brings together...


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SCIENTISTS REVEAL

SCIENTISTS REVEAL

We now know that humans’ mental and physical abilities vary greatly depending on the time of day – due to light-driven physiological processes called circadian rhythms – and the time of year – due to circannual rhythms....


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EATING ORANGES HELPS

EATING ORANGES HELPS

A new study out of Australia suggests that eating at least one serving of oranges per day can reduce one’s likelihood of developing age-related macular degeneration(AMD) – an incurable, progressively blinding disease – thanks to the fruit’s high...


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