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computer eye strain treatment

Computer eye strain is a broad term used to describe a myriad of eye problems associated with staring at a computer monitor over a long period of time without rest. Treating Computer Eye Strain, 20 Rule, Brightness, Contrast, Lighting/Photo   Common Computer...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 16th, 2017
Weight vs Fat, Effect on Lifespan, symptoms, conditions and treatment

Prevalence of obesity has made people more conscious of how their lifestyle choices can affect quality of life. Obesity leads to diseases or health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Weight vs Fat, Effect on Lifespan/Photo Hence,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 13th, 2017
Negative Effects of Insufficient Sleep: Deprivation

Today’s face-paced world, it is not uncommon to stay up late into the night to work, study or just have fun. Nonetheless, not getting enough sleep is harmful in ways substance abuse can rival. Here are ill effects of not getting enough sleep...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 7th, 2017
5 Harmful Effects of Cosmetics: Hair, Skin, Eye, Hormonal Imbalance and cancer

In societies where women are judged more for their looks than the content of their character, demand for cosmetics can only increase. Most have developed an over-reliance on cosmetics to achieve the ever-elusive perfect look.   However,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 4th, 2017
How to Spot and Help a Suicidal Person

Cases of suicide, especially among young persons, seem to be on an upward trajectory. A week barely goes by without a mention of a suicide case in the dailies. Leading causes of suicide revolve around romance, substance abuse, finances, bullying,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Sep 23rd, 2017
How to keep fit and stay healthy while working

Body wellness is one of the aspects  that  can contribute  to productivity both at the work place  as well as at home. Most people possess a long fitness goal wish list, but sometimes  find themselves  too busy to have workout  sessions....

By Doris Makori on Sep 23rd, 2017
Raila Odinga's Claims on Covert Women Sterilization

Concern over a sterilization program under the guise of tetanus vaccination has been reignited in Kenya after opposition leader Raila Odinga raised concerns over the same. The Catholic church in Kenya kicked the storm in 2014 when they said...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Sep 13th, 2017
How to Treat Recurring Heartburn Using Natural Remedies

It is estimated that approximately 1 to 2 in every 10 people, are victims to heartburn. A research on the exact number of heartburn victims has not yet been done, but if we compared our country against the Western countries’ statistics...

By Faith Mumbi on Sep 8th, 2017
How Treat Acne Using Natural Essential Oils in Kenya

Treating Acne using Natural Essential Oil: 8.6% CAGR( Compound Annual Growth Rate) is the expected growth rate for essential oils worldwide,towards the year 2022. This is a clear indication that people are fast discovering the benefits of using...

By Faith Mumbi on Aug 26th, 2017
How to Whiten Your Teeth Using 3 Natural Ingredients

Whitening Your Teeth Using Natural Ingredients: Currently, the cost of whitening your teeth stands at an average of Ksh2000 per tooth, an amount the average Kenyan cannot afford. However, owning an award winning smile shouldn’t cost you an...

By Raisa Mbalule on Aug 25th, 2017
Virginia Chebet, Help me Raise Funds for my Kidney Transplant

My name is Virginia Chebet, 26 years old Kenyan from Uasin Gishu County . I have been on dialysis since 2007 due to kidney failure. I have flown to India twice, in 2012 and 2015, for a transplant but both transplants were not successful because...

How to Become a Dentist Orthodontists are specialists who study the art as well as science of orthodontia. Their main responsibility involves treating malocclusions that arise because of irregular tooth positions or adverse jaw development....

By Wairimu Janet on May 31st, 2017
Dictors on strike kenya

Kenya Doctors’ Union Leaders have been sentenced to  one month jail  over refusing to end  doctor’s strike (Contempt of court)  as directed by Justice Helen Wasilwa. The Doctors had gone strike over CBA row with the ministry...

By Clarice on Feb 13th, 2017
Nurses Union kenya Seth Panyako

Nurses Strike Not Yet Over: Shortly after calling off their strike after signing return to work agreement with council of governors and Ministry of Health  Cabinet Secretary Doctor Mailu, the Nurses are back again to the streets over CBA row. Kenya...

By Clarice on Jan 28th, 2017
smart phones and social life

Losing eye sight through staring at your Smartphone in the dark   In 2014 Lizzie Parry shared on daily mail that a man in china who had been gazing at his Smartphone for hours (reading and texting) almost went blind after his retina detached...

By Elvis Nyakang'i on Jun 25th, 2016
Marie Wanja donations

Let’s  help Baby Marie Wanja fight Cancer   A lot of things are easy to say. You can talk about your future and what you intend to achieve in life if you are comfortable.  But what can you say when you are born with a painful disease...

By Elvis Nyakang'i on Jun 10th, 2016