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Tanzanian Women To Save 15 percent On Sanitary Pads

Tanzanian Women To Save 15 percent On Sanitary Pads

 Tanzanian women are expected to save a minimum of Sh7,000 per year following the scrapping of Value Added Tax (VAT) on sanitary pads, which is slightly more than 15 per cent. The Citizen calculation shows that one women spends at least Sh36,000 inclusive of VAT per year on buying the sanitary pads, but following the […]

Practical Tips to Achieve a Positive Mindset

Practical Tips to Achieve a Positive Mindset

The “power of positive thinking” is a popular concept, and sometimes it can feel a little cliché. But the physical and mental benefits of positive thinking have been demonstrated by multiple scientific studies. Positive thinking can give you more confidence, improve your mood, and even reduce the likelihood of developing conditions such as hypertension, depression […]

All About Sleep For Kids

All About Sleep For Kids

Sleep — or lack of it — is probably the most-discussed aspect of baby care. As new parents quickly discover, the quality and quantity of their baby’s sleep affects the well-being of everyone in the household. And sleep struggles rarely end when child moves from a crib to a bed. Instead of cries, it’s pleas or […]

Reasons Citrus Is Crucial For Your Child’s Health

Reasons Citrus Is Crucial For Your Child’s Health

Getting your kids to eat nutritious foods isn’t always easy. But oranges, mandarins, tangerines, and other sweet citrus fruits are usually an easy sell. These juicy treats can satisfy their sweet tooth without all the added sugar of candy, soda, and cookies. But more importantly than what citrus fruits don’t have is all the nutrients […]

Abortion Pills On High Demand In Ghana And Nigeria

Abortion Pills On High Demand In Ghana And Nigeria

While Nigeria’s abortion laws are some of the most restrictive in the world, the country ranks top among countries its citizens are in search of abortion pills, a new survey has revealed. Nigeria and Ghana are the two countries with the highest search interest in Misoprostol, an abortion pill, the BBC reports.. According to the […]

Literally Everything You Need To Know About HPV

Literally Everything You Need To Know About HPV

If you’re well past the age of 12, you’re probably not spending too much time thinking about HPV—you got the vaccine or you didn’t, so you’re either safe or not, right? Not so fast—an HPV vaccine isn’t a “get out of jail free” card, just like an HPV diagnosis isn’t a death sentence for your […]

Do You Know What Anxiety Really Feels Like?

Do You Know What Anxiety Really Feels Like?

Anxiety isn’t rare. In fact, it affects “40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older,” according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). Generally, doctors and specialists define anxiety as being in a trance of worries and fears about an ambiguous future. This spell comes from a fixation on an […]

Best Foods to Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Best Foods to Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes in America is staggering. Of the 100 million adults with diabetes, most have Type 2, which is preventable. Maintaining a healthy diet and eating the right foods can help control blood sugar, thus lowering risk of developing the disease. Protect your health by eating these five diabetes-fighting foods. An added bonus? They taste good, […]

How To Beat Lifestyle Insomnia

How To Beat Lifestyle Insomnia

How long is it since you got a good night’s sleep? Our 24/7 lifestyle means we never switch off, while artificial light, increased travel and too much technology are disrupting our sleep patterns. The final insult? Being a woman makes matters worse: we’re 40 percent more likely than men to suffer from sleep problems. The […]

How To Reboot Your Brain

How To Reboot Your Brain

Change your breathing Hilary Clinton is a famous fan of the simple practice of alternate nostril breathing, a traditional yoga technique. It helps rebalance the nervous system, and can alter brainwaves and bring mental focus, according to a 2013 study. Use your right index finger to close off your left nostril and inhale through the […]

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