Coronavirus: Answers to the Top 7 Questions About Social Distancing

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You’ve probably heard about social distancing & the important role it can play in slowing the spread of coronavirus, #COVID19. But what exactly is it & how can it impact your life? Here are answers to the top 7 questions about social distancing. 1. What is social distancing and why is it important? Social distancing = distancing yourself from others. It’s a crucial “community mitigation strategy” recommended by the Centers … Read More

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20 Ways to Stay Healthy in 2020

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As we settle deeper into the New Year, a lot of us will evaluate whether we’ve been keeping to all the promises we made to ourselves during the ‘new year, new me’ phase. These include health goals and to make things easier, we’ve broken down the steps to staying healthy in 2020 into these simple and actionable steps. 1. Eat Breakfast. Beginning each morning with a healthy breakfast that includes … Read More

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Coronavirus – Here’s What You Need to Know

Coronavirus – Here’s What You Need to Know

Recently, a previously unknown virus, the coronavirus has been reported to be causing severe lung disease in China. It has also been detected in France, Canada, Japan South Korea, United States, Nepal, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Vietnam, etc. As at the time of publishing this article, at least 362 people have died and more than 17,000 have been infected in China while there’s been more than 180 cases in 25 countries … Read More

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Avon HMO Rewards Infants And Parents In Photo Contest

Avon HMO Rewards Infants and Parents in Photo Contest

The mental, social, emotional and cognitive development of infants depends on a loving bond with their primary caregiver, usually parents. This is supported by increasing evidence from various studies that point to neglect, parental inconsistency and a lack of love as factors that can lead to long-term mental health problems as well as to reduced overall potential and happiness. This is why leading health maintenance organisation, Avon HMO is demonstrating … Read More

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Win N50, 000 in #AvonChristmasSingAlong

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Imagine if you could attend some of the lit events you wanted and buy some more gifts for your loved ones this Christmas without money being too much of a problem? How? We’ll tell you! This season, from the 18th to 31st of December, we will be giving out N50,000 to  10 people in the #AvonChristmasSingAlong and all you have to do is sing your favourite Christmas tune! To participate: … Read More

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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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