5 Diseases A 5% Weight Loss Can Help You Prevent

5 Diseases A 5% Weight Loss Can Help You Prevent

When discussing weight loss and health, a lot of people usually think it’s about losing 20-30kg. However, little changes can have big impacts. However, you don’t have to slim down to your high school size to get real health benefits. Losing just a few kilos makes a big difference. 5% of your body weight – just 5kg for a 100kg person can improve all kinds of health problems. Here are … Read More

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How Tech Will Reduce Healthcare Costs In Nigeria

healthcare-costs-in-nigeria

How technology will reduce healthcare costs in Nigeria was one of the key points from the presentation on health-tech made by our CEO, Adesimbo Ukiri at the 2019 edition of the Information Communication Technology and Telecommunication Exhibition (ICTEL EXPO). Organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Expo is a specialised conference and exhibition, attracting thousands of businesses and stakeholders from the ICT sector. The event serves as … Read More

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Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Ever tried asking a Nigerian to voluntarily donate blood? It’s definitely one of the most awkward things ever, especially due to the ton of misconceptions about stuff like that. Blood is somewhat seen with some sort of reverence in our society so people are pretty conservative and superstitious about it. As a result, it’s easy for people to come up with a lot of stuff when you bring up blood … Read More

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Avon HMO is one of Best 10 Companies to Work for in Africa

Companies to Work for in Africa

After an extensive 12-month Culture Audit Assessment of over 100 companies, Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO) has been named among the top 10 ‘Best Companies to Work for in Africa’ (Small Corporates Category), by the Great Place To Work Institute. This was announced at the 2019 edition of the Best Workplaces Awards where Avon HMO also won the ‘Best Workplace for Millennial Generation’ award. The Great Place To Work Institute … Read More

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What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

You’re at work, dealing with a crammed to-do list and going as fast as you can when you get a call about your grandmother falling and breaking her hip-bone. Further probing shows that it wasn’t that bad a fall so how come she’s broken her a bone from a fall that can be said to be somewhat normal? Soon, you’ll come to realize that this is a challenge that a … Read More

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7 Things You Need To Know Before You Start Exercising

Exercising

It’s usually exciting when people decide to start exercising and they hit all the routines with vigour. However, a lot of beginners make the mistake of trying to do everything at once. When you push yourself too hard, there’s a higher chance of injuries and burnout especially for people who are obese or haven’t exercised in a long time. So if you’re planning to exercise at home, it’s important to … Read More

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Stealth Health: How To Stay Healthy Without Really Trying

Staying healthy

While staying healthy is a conscious decision with a seemingly long list of dos and don’ts to comply with,it’s sometimes not as hard as you think. To stay healthy, you can infuse your life with the power of prevention incrementally and fairly painlessly, and yes, doing something, no matter hows mall, is infinitely better for you than doing nothing. From your morning shower to the evening news, from your work commute … Read More

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What Cereals Are Safe For Babies?

Cereals

A few days ago, we stumbled on a disturbing question asked by a parent on Twitter. He wanted to know if Golden Morn was okay for a 7-month baby. It was quite shocking and our simple answer was “No” but we believe parents should really know why some cereals aren’t safe for babies. It may sound weird that some cereals are not good for babies but there are different types: … Read More

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Win Laptops, Movie Tickets and Vouchers in Avon HMO’s Children’s Day Contest

Children’s Day

Every child is uniquely gifted and worthy of celebration. Studies have shown that praising children for the things they do boosts their self-esteem and contributes to their overall development. This isn’t restricted to big achievements like passing an academic test or talents like playing an instrument like a maestro but also the things we consider ordinary. The simplest thing a child does that makes you smile is something to be … Read More

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5 Things You Should Never Say to a Suicidal Person

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Suicidal Person

What will you do if you see an obvious sign that someone you know and love is suicidal or contemplating suicide? The feeling will most likely be shock. Then dread and confusion.You’ll basically start with questions. “How? How could someone you love and care about want to die? However, it is important to realize that as shocking as the situation might be, your loved one has just handed you a … Read More

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