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Brushing your teeth three times a day could lower the risk of heart failure, new study finds

Researchers linked it to a lower risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes an irregular heart rate.Researchers linked it to a lower risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes an irregular heart rate. It is thought that frequent brushing reduces bacteria living between the teeth and gums, […]

Health & Wellness World

Despite significant increase in birth registration, a quarter of the world’s children remain ‘invisible’ – UNICEF

UNICEF works on Birth Registration in Liberia in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the generous funding of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency MONROVIA, Liberia, December 11, 2019/ — The number of children whose births are officially registered has increased significantly worldwide, yet 166 million children under-five, or 1 in 4, remain unregistered, […]

African News Health & Wellness

Soyinka, business leaders and top musical artists rally for children’s rights

BankyW, Niniola, Cobhams and business leaders debate how to advance Nigerian children’s rights LAGOS, Nigeria, December 5, 2019/ — Leaders from Nigeria’s private sector and entertainment industry today joined Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka for a reading of his poem A Child Before a Mirror of Strangers, dedicated to children around the world in commemoration of the […]

African News Ghana Health & Wellness

Iron Deficiency Undermines the Lives of Millions in Africa – Isn’t it time we do more to end it? (By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd.)

Iron, a key nutrient to develop children’s brains and help adults live productive lives, is acutely lacking in people’s diets ACCRA, Ghana, October 15, 2019/ — By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd. Document link: http://bit.ly/2OWpbEC There is an African proverb that says: “Your food is supposed to be your medicine and your medicine […]

Canada Health & Wellness

Toronto Public Health launches public awareness campaign around vaccines

Toronto Public Health has launched a new public awareness campaign encouraging parents and guardians to make sure their children get vaccinated. The new campaign features short clips of children describing what vaccines do and why they’re important. “TPH is focusing this campaign on children’s perspectives on vaccines, their safety and how getting vaccinated helps to […]

Health & Wellness World

Malaria vaccine launched in Kenya: Kenya joins Ghana and Malawi to roll out landmark vaccine in pilot introduction

The vaccine, known as RTS,S, will be available to children from 6 months of age in selected areas of the country in a phased pilot introduction HOMA BAY, Kenya, September 13, 2019/ — The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world’s first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, […]

This image uploaded to Instagram appears to show a mouse inside the new Chick-Fil-A location at 1 Bloor Street East. (Stephanie Cozzette)
Health & Wellness

Health inspectors visit Bloor Street Chick-Fil-A after video surfaces showing mouse on premises

This image uploaded to Instagram appears to show a mouse inside the new Chick-Fil-A location at 1 Bloor Street East. (Stephanie Cozzette) Chick-Fil-A’s first location in Toronto received a visit from health inspectors this week following the surfacing of a video that appeared to show a mouse inside the soon to open restaurant. The video […]

African News Health & Wellness

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Gender and Climate Change Resilience

This symposium aims to “generate fast-track actions that will be game-changing in building climate change resilience PRETORIA, South Africa, August 19, 2019/ — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund for East and Southern region is organizing a three-day “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Gender and Climate Change Resilience” symposium to be held on 26-29 August […]