The men who feel left out of US abortion debate

The fiercely-contested debate over US abortion focuses on the rights of the mother and foetus. But a lawsuit in Alabama by a man who says his girlfriend had an abortion against his wishes adds a third voice to the conversation, writes James Jeffrey. After the rage has dissipated, after overcoming alcoholism as a coping mechanism, even after a new and More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Malnutrition: Moji charges journalists on agenda setting

Veteran broadcaster and Exective Director, International Society for Media in Public Health (ISMPH), Moji Makanjuola, members of the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists (ANHEJ) and other partners during a More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Improving child nutrition essential for healthy growth -Save the Children

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Senior Nutrition Officer of Save the Children, Seun Okediran has said that improving child nutrition was essential healthy growth. Speaking recently in Abuja, during a one-day workshop organised More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Mothers should breastfeed for 2 years – Expert

Dr Bessie Eziechila, the Consultant Paediatrician with Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jabi, says two years is the normal duration for breastfeeding for the advantage of both child and mother. Eziechila told News Agency More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Accolades, as Nigeria awaits Polio free declaration next year

The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care (NPHC), Dr. Faisal Shuaib. By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Last week, in the nations capital, Abuja, Nigerian government declared that it has made history in the fight More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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US health officials make new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage and Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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New pain organ discovered in the skin

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new sensory organ that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts. The discovery is being published in the journal Science. Pain More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Health research funding lags for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

Clinical research funding continues to lag for the U.S. population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, even though the nation’s largest biomedical funding agency has pledged to prioritize More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Polio eradication: NPHC boss calls for political, funding commitments

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care (NPHC), Dr. Faisal Shuaib said the final steps toward Polio eradication in Nigeria require continued political commitment, funding, surveillance More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Rotary Ambassador commends stakeholders’ on polio campaigns

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Rotary International Polio Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Emeka Offor, has commended stakeholders in the country for their collective fight against polio. Offor, who is also the founder of Emeka More...