You know when you’re seated next to someone consuming a cigarette, and you’re unconsciously inhaling the smoke that comes from it? That’s secondhand smoke. Also known as passive smoke, it is the inhalation of smoke by a third party within that environment. Nonsmokers that inhale secondhand smoke expose themselves to the
January 2018 is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells on the cervix (lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina) grow out of control. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain and pain during sexual intercourse/dyspareunia. Below are 5 things you need to know: Caused by HPV Human Papillomavirus
Halitosis which is commonly called bad breath is characterized by constant bad odour of the mouth, even after routine brushing. It is a major source of discomfort both for the person affected and those around her/him. Causes of bad breath include eating very hot food regularly, constant usage of tobacco products,
Ascorbic acid, commonly known as Vitamin C is a nutrient found in oranges, green and red peppers, vegetables, strawberries etc. It is a powerful antioxidant responsible for protecting the body from damage. The amount of Vitamin C required by your body largely depends on your age. Growing infants usually require up
Alcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol. These study results have been published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.