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Take Note! 130/80 is the New Hypertension, Latest Research Reveals. Here’s Why

The new hypertension is 130/80 (Photo: Very Well)

If your blood pressure is 130/80 and you have been feeling safe, the latest guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) will give you high blood pressure. For decades, a measurement of 140/90 mmHG has been the standard to define pre- and borderline hypertension. Anything below that and you walk away with a caution on sedentary lifestyle and diet. Anything above ...

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Who Killed Miss Tina Owolabi- A Lawyer in View?


At about 2:30pm on Monday, 12th December 2012, the dreams of a young promising lady collapsed like a pack of cards. Miss Tina Owolabi, a very lively and intelligent damsel known for her sparkling smiles, had spent 6 weeks on the hospital bed without improved ‘clinical status’ having struggled with every fibre of her being to stay alive. Eventually, she ...

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Did You Know? Coca-Cola Can Actually Be Used to Cure Illnesses

Coca-Cola often referred to as Coke is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company. Originally intended as a patent medicine, it was invented in the late 19th century by John Pemberton and was bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coca-Cola to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century. The ...

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6.4 million Nigerians Are Exposed to Tobacco Smoke, So the FG Wants to Save Them? (WATCH)

Tobacco use causes a lot of cancers. Your health matters

Tobacco kills about 6 million people annually. On the average, one person dies every six seconds. In Nigeria, 6.4 million adults are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke when visiting restaurants, hotels and other public places. The Federal Ministry of Health has released two sets of public service advertising targeting second hand smokers. In a statement released by the Federal Ministry ...

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Simple Home Remedies to Get Rid of Ugly Stretch Marks

If you happen to have stretch marks, then you probably are aware of the unpleasant feeling that comes with it. Stretch marks are visible lines on the skin that form when the middle layer of the skin, or dermis, gets stretched and the elastin fibres tear. When this happens, collagen stops being produced in the rupture zone and the line ...

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Your Health: 4 Proven Ways to Overcome Vaginal Itching

Genital or Vaginal itching is a very unpleasant condition and bothersome problem where the external skin of the vagina, labia and vulva becomes tingly and irritated and often leads to the desire to scratch which also comes with a wide variety of emotional color from shades of minor irritation and discomfort, to severe depression. This is a distressing problem for ...

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