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Health Tips for Children: Hand Washing

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By teaching your small children to wash their hands regularly, you could be saving their lives. We know that kids don’t always listen when you tell them to wash their hands before eating; after using the bathroom, or when they come inside from playing. But this is where responsible adults need to step up and […]

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4 Things You Should Know About the Chikungunya Virus

Things You Should Know About the Chikungunya Virus

Mosquitoes are nasty little things. Besides their annoying buzz and itchy bites, they spread diseases like wildfire. One relatively common illness the Aedes mosquito carries is the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV). Here’s what you need to know to help prevent, identify, or treat it. 1. The Symptoms Similar to dengue fever, patients typically present with a […]

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Healthy eating for your little ones

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Getting children to eat healthy has always been a battle for many parents. A healthy diet is particularly important for children because they grow at such a fast rate and have special nutritional requirements. By teaching your little one healthy eating habits you promote a healthy weight and proper growth and development. You also help […]

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Say NO to drinking…

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Drinking isn’t cool, in fact it’s very dangerous for kids, teens and adults alike. Individuals who do drink call non-drinkers“mama’s baby”. Alcohol is a drug, and once you are hooked, turning back isn’t an easy thing. I know it’s easy for kids to get the wrong message about alcohol. They might see their parents drinking or watch […]

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Top 5 Healthcare Concerns to Kenyans

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In lieu of the recent news reports of Kenyan doctors striking, we (My Health Kenya) decided to launch a healthcare-themed […]

How to maintain happiness in 10 easy steps

There are hundreds if not thousands of quotes about happiness but no matter how many words of wisdom our ancestors […]

How to help your child deal with teenage stress

Like anyone else, teenagers are faced with stressful situations all the time. Adolescence and self- discovery are just some of […]

Signs of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are common but people are either too detached from reality or burying their heads in the sand to […]

What to do When Feeling Suicidal

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Most people feel like committing suicide at one point in their lives but the difference is in how they deal […]

How to budget for Christmas

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We all want to spoil our loved ones and buy gifts for Christmas, but our pockets sometimes wouldn’t allow this […]