Avon HMO Wins Two Excellence Awards

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Further adding to its collection of laurels this year, leading health maintenance organisation, Avon HMO has emerged as the Most Outstanding HMO of the Year as well as the Most Outstanding HR Practitioners at the Eko Excellence Awards and the Africa HR Excellence Awards. Organised to recognise and honour distinguished achievers, the Eko Excellence Awards identifies individuals and corporate organizations driving innovation, fuelling growth and leading sustainable change in the … Read More

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#AvonBaby2019 – Whose baby will take the crown?

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Babies are simply adorable! They seem to be on a mission to induce the perfect crush and they’ve got the perfect resume. Regardless of how you might be feeling, all it takes is a baby’s cackling giggle to put a smile on your face and you’re simply never the same. In celebration of the unique features that make babies such love magnets, we have once again launched the #AvonBaby2019 contest. … Read More

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Breastfeeding: Common Questions New Moms Ask (Part1)

Breastfeeding: Common Questions New Moms Ask (Part 1)

There are lots of embarrassing questions about breastfeeding: Does breast size matter? Can you still nurse your baby if you have bleeding nipples? And so on… Here are 20 common breastfeeding questions and answers. 1. Do smaller breasts produce less milk? Most women are capable of producing enough milk for their babies, no matter what size their breasts are. 2. Why do some women produce more milk than others? Breasts … Read More

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Dos and Don’ts Of Breast Milk Storage

Dos and Don'ts Of Breast Milk Storage

For nursing mothers who work, exclusive breastfeeding can be difficult. This is why pumping &storing breast milk for use at a later time is a good idea. However, there are dos & don’ts for breast milk storage so please read this article to find out. 1. What kind of container should you use to store expressed breast milk? Before expressing or handling breast milk, wash your hands with soap and … Read More

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12 Health Risks Of Alcohol Consumption

12 Health Risks Of Alcohol Consumption

Happy hours are awesome but there’s a catch. It’s no secret that alcohol consumption can cause major health problems, including cirrhosis of the liver and injuries sustained in automobile accidents. But if you think liver disease and car crashes are the only health risks posed by drinking, think again: researchers have linked alcohol consumption to more than 60 diseases. Below are 12 conditions linked to chronic heavy drinking: 1. Anaemia … Read More

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Why Men Struggle More With Mental Illness

Why Men Struggle More With Mental Illness

Although women are statistically known to suffer more from mental illnesses like depression when compared to men, men are more likely to commit suicide and struggle with (or die from) drug and alcohol abuse. Why? There’s one simple answer and it lies in how men see mental illness. This is where the macho factor comes in. A lot of guys hate to admit they have a mental health challenge because … Read More

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What Causes Itching Skin After Showering?

What Causes Itching Skin After Showering?

For some people, having a bath comes with an uncomfortable side effect: a customary dance that occurs directly as a result of an itching skin – a pesky, persistent itching. Itching after you take a bath or shower is quite common among a lot of people. There are several culprits that could be the cause of your post-shower itchy skin and some are more common than others. Below are a … Read More

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Can Bras Cause Breast Cancer? 7 Myths And Facts

Can Bras Cause Breast Cancer? 7 Myths And Facts

Unless people experience breast cancer or are close to someone who does, they might not be able to separate myth from fact when it comes to breast cancer. So let’s talk about the myths, causes and symptoms. MYTH 1: If I don’t have a family history of breast cancer, I won’t get it. FACT: Most people diagnosed with breast cancer have no known family history. Many people think of breast … Read More

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#MyCityMyFootball: The journey begins!

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We just can’t keep calm guys! As we mentioned a few days ago, we’ve been working on something special and it’s time to let you know what it is. In our quest to keep empowering Nigerians to live healthier fuller lives, we are going to different communities in Lagos to identify, support and encourage people living active healthy lives through a sport that brings us all together. We bring to … Read More

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5 Signs of Workplace Burnout (And How To Overcome Them)

5 Signs of Workplace Burnout (And How To Overcome Them)

Workplace burnout is what happens when somebody just feels depleted from doing the task at hand.So you get your dream job and do everything to be the best employee. You resume early, close late and even work on weekends. Things go on fine for years, till you started feeling tired all the time and even depressed. Let’s tell you about burnout & what to do about it. Previously defined only … Read More

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