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How to Keep the Skin Moisturized no Matter the Weather


Those of us who pay attention to our skin know that keeping it moisturized is the ultimate beauty secret. Unfortunately, we assume that our skin only needs extra care in hot weather when it is likely to lose more moisture and abandon any attempts to moisturize when it is cold. This is too bad because […]

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Water and Your Skin


Your mother, doctor, and teacher keep pressing you to drink more water prompting you to wonder what the clear odorless liquid really does for you. Well, simple research will show you immense benefits of water to your health but rarely do those pages highlight what it does for your skin. There are several opinions about […]

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Holiday Health Mistakes and How to Feel Better


For many the year end is a time to relax with family and friends and to indulge in food and drink, throwing any thoughts of good health out the window. Eleven-and-a-half months of the year, you probably do the right thing. You eat healthy, exercise regularly, and maintain your work/life balance. Hectic Holidays So what […]

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Drink Alcohol Safely in the Festive Season


The festive season is a time when people gather socially with family and friends across the world. But sometimes it can be ruined by too much alcohol. While many will reach January 2015 and look back over the season with happy memories, others will remember the bad effects of drinking too much – headaches, sickness, […]

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Holiday Eating – Some Tips on How to Survive


How prepared are you to survive the holiday season? For most of us, Christmas is a time for celebrations, parties and festivities that all involve eating and drinking. During this time of the year healthy eating flies out of the window. Even those who are usually moderate and careful eaters are tempted to join the […]

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Mental Illness – What is Schizophrenia?


When someone behaves erratically we say they are schizophrenic. When people have two or more sides to their personality, we also say they must have schizophrenia. But what really is this devastating disorder? A study published in The Lancet found that schizophrenia with active psychosis is the third most disabling condition after quadriplegia and dementia, […]

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Ebola in West Africa – More Women are Dying


The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa may ultimately infect as many as 20,000 people and a disproportionate number of those cases will be women, experts say. On Aug. 14, the Washington Post reported Women account for 55 to 60 percent of victims who have died from Ebola in the current epidemic in Liberia, Guinea […]

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Some Tips to Reduce Malaria Infection


Despite making significant gains in promoting awareness of health and wellness in Kenya, preventable diseases remain a serious issue. Malaria is one of the country’s biggest problems, with thousands of children dying every year from this treatable disease. According to Kemri.org Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Kenya. 25 million out […]

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Breast Cancer – What are the Risk Factors?


According to breastcancer.org, one in eight women “will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer. Some of the factors associated with breast cancer are: being a woman your age your genetics family and personal history race […]

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FAQ: What you Should Know about the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Ever


One of the deadliest things about the Ebola Virus is not that it is almost always fatal. The most catastrophic aspect is that the infection spreads so easily. Nose, eyes, mouth broken skin – all these are a vehicle for the almost certain infection by the Ebola virus after contact with infected people. Burial ceremonies […]

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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


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