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Indian Man Accused Of Slashing Pregnant Wife’s Stomach ‘To Check Gender’

Indian Man Accused Of Slashing Pregnant Wife’s Stomach ‘To Check Gender’

A man has been arrested in northern India after slashing his pregnant wife’s stomach with a sickle, leaving her critically ill and causing the death of their unborn baby boy, police and her relatives said. The woman was in intensive care in a hospital in the capital, New Delhi, said police in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh […]

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

After my daughter had interrupted my sewing project for what felt like the hundredth time, I said one of those things you should never say to your child, “Go away so I can finish this!” Her countenance went dark and I immediately tried to back pedal and undo what I had said. Unfortunately imperfect moments […]

Hepatitis E BreakOut In Nambia

Hepatitis E BreakOut In Nambia

A 26-YEAR-OLD mother who had just given birth is the first known victim of the hepatitis E outbreak in Windhoek that has been confirmed by the health ministry. The disease that affects the liver is transmitted through faecal contaminated water and poor sanitation. The health minister, Bernard Haufiku, told the media yesterday that a hepatitis […]

4 Cliché But True Bits Of Advice For New Parents

4 Cliché But True Bits Of Advice For New Parents

Most expecting parents browse through dozens of books looking for expert insight on the exciting changes a baby will bring to their lives. They quiz relatives about their experiences. They query their friends. They even seek input from complete strangers in the grocery store. Yet no single source of information has all the answers, or even […]

Uganda: Police Arrest Boy Who Jumped Off Mabirizi Complex

Uganda: Police Arrest Boy Who Jumped Off Mabirizi Complex

He was recuperating well after he was discharged from hospital but the Police have arrested the 17 year- old -boy who fell off Mabirizi Complex, a five-storied structure in Kampala city to answer charges of attempting to take away his life. Ms Hamatu Namakula, mother to Mustapha Lule who was all teary told Daily Monitor […]

This Is The Worst Way To Talk To Your Children About Weight

This Is The Worst Way To Talk To Your Children About Weight

A recent article about the link between parents’ weight comments and a child’s body dissatisfaction and weight gain sparked a major debate among The Huffington Post readers. Disagreement centered over the balance between concern for a child’s health and the psychological and physical damage that can result from cruel or clueless comments about weight. Readers wrote to […]

Woman pulled alive from rubble two days after Taiwan quake

Woman pulled alive from rubble two days after Taiwan quake

A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan on Monday and another man has been found alive trapped inside more than 48 hours after a deadly earthquake struck, officials said. The death toll from the quake rose to 35 earlier on Monday, with more […]

Medical experts seek help to curb mother-to-child spread of HIV/AIDS

Medical experts seek help to curb mother-to-child spread of HIV/AIDS

THE vision of halting the spread of HIV/AIDS to the next generation of Nigerians can only be realised if the Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of the ailment is given utmost attention by governments at all levels. This was stated by medical experts yesterday at the 16 local councils of Taraba State when they hosted […]