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Walking pivotal for healthy living – Mayor Dele Oshinowo

Partakers in the monthly healthy walk
Executive Chairman of Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development (LCDA), Mayor Dele Oshinowo has said that taking a regular walk will result in multiple health benefits as it enhances not only physical health but also mental and emotional well-being.

Breaking: FG recalls 2.4m bottles of cough syrup containing codeine

Codeine syrup
The Federal Ministry of Health has recalled 2.4 million bottles of  cough syrup containing codeine after a recent audit of the substance carried out by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

What you should know about food, classification, nutrition

Food
Food:-Is any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink or that plants absorb in order to maintain life and growth.

JOHESU begs FG for payment of 2 months salary

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has appealed to the Federal Government to pay its members April and May salary in line with their agreement to suspend their strike.

Blood donation lowers calories, improves body fitness

Blood sample
The Blood Safety Programme Manager, Institute of Human Virology, Nigerians (IHVN), Mr Abdullahi Abubakar, says regular blood donation improves body fitness and lowers calories.

Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk for heart disease: study

sex
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is linked to greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors like cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, according to new research published on Monday in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Breaking: Customs seized 35 containers of tramadol but handed only 9...

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) office
The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Moji Adeyeye, has said that the Nigerian Customs seized not fewer than 35 containers of tramadol at various ports in the country but has, however, handed only nine containers to the agency.

Abia govt introduces safe meat-handling policy

Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu
The Abia State Government says it has approved a new policy that is aimed at promoting safe meat handling in the state.

FG to double new tax rate on tobacco products in 2019...

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole
ABUJA - BARELY 24hrs after the Federal Government began implementation of increased excise duty on tobacco and alcoholic products, it has said plans are underway to further double the new tax rates in 2019. 

Breaking: JOHESU agrees to suspend strike June 1

ABUJA - In consideration of the plight of health-seeking public and to give room for an amicable resolution of its dispute with the Federal Government, the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, on Wednesday, agreed to suspend its 44 days old strike on Friday June 1, 2018.