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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
hepatits b moi

Out Break of Hepatitis B in Moi University report. Here is what our medical expert had to say Hepatitis B symptoms Medical Expert Facts About Hepatitis B Hepatitis B is viral infection Hepatitis B affects the liver (Can cause liver failure,...

contraceptive effects ladies

THE FEAR OF CONTRACEPTIVES: For any woman seeking to use contraceptives there is always anxiety and fear of the side effects that might be associated with such. However, a visit to the hospital is always assuring, the healthcare workers will...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Mar 29th, 2016
danger of c-section

  This story was first shared by Wambui in her new blog  youngstylishmummy. She writes about the pain  and suffering she went through after undergoing Caesarean section. It serves as warning to those ladies who may prefer to go the c-section...

By Kenyayote Reporter on Dec 12th, 2015
Lydia ondieki cancer

“Dear wonderful creations of God, “THIS CANCER IS KILLING ME!” It has not affected any other organ, but the doctor says my left kidney must be removed, lest I quit the race. As I pen this down I’m wreathing in pain. I cannot have a peaceful...