A Medical Practitioner, Dr. Ayopo Adeyemi, on Thursday, warned nursing mothers against breastfeeding while lying down as the baby runs the risk of aspirating the milk. Adeyemi told newsmen in Lagos that when a nursing mother is too tired while breastfeeding and sleeps off, the baby might aspirate the milk,...
Dr Garuba Yakubu, Head of Historical Pathology, Federal Medical Centre,  Keffi, Nasarawa State, says there are several health implication of indiscriminate dumping of refuse around living environments. Yakubu said this in an interview with newsmen on Friday in Keffi. He said indiscriminate disposal of refuse would become breeding ground for mosquitoes...
The Ebonyi chapter of Environmental Health Officers Association is set to enlighten members of the public on preventive health education so as to ensure food safety in the society. The President of the Association, Mr Sunday Nwonu, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Abakaliki. He said that...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, says it will arrest and prosecute sellers of “skrushy”, a stimulant of potpourri of illicit and controlled drugs. “Skrushy” is a cocktail drink that contains mixture of different hard drugs including cannabis sativa, codeine, tramadol and watermelon. The State Commandant, Mrs...
World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and geographic spread of the disease. “We are now extremely concerned that several factors may be coming together over the next weeks and months to...