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Visit hospitals instead of prayer camps when pregnant - Doctor

Visit hospitals instead of prayer camps when pregnant - Doctor

Prayer camps causing high maternal deaths – Doctor
Non-profit For The Future looks to change the world in their own small way

Non-profit For The Future looks to change the world in their own small way

It is not everyday that one sees young people who are still finding their way in the world committing their lives to helping the less fortunate but the youngsters at For The Future are different.

Non-profit For The Future looks to change the world in their own small way
Food and Drugs Authority to ban the smoking of Shisha

Food and Drugs Authority to ban the smoking of Shisha

FDA does not have the regulation right now to control the smoking of shisha and electronic cigarette but considering a proposal to parliament to initiate steps to have it banned.

Food and Drugs Authority to ban the smoking of Shisha
We will soon take a decision on ban on plastics - Akufo-Addo

We will soon take a decision on ban on plastics - Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has promised that his government would soon come out with a definite position on a possible ban on the manufacture of plastics in the country.

We will soon take a decision on ban on plastics - Akufo-Addo
Otiko Djaba moves on with her life; she is now a TV host

Otiko Djaba moves on with her life; she is now a TV host

A former minister of Gender, Otiko Djaba has popped up into the limelight after her sacking in 2018 but this time, she is a TV host of a show for people with disabilities.

Otiko Djaba moves on with her life; she is now a TV host
Revealed: How Bawumia paid over GHC 120k for man to receive treatment in India

Revealed: How Bawumia paid over GHC 120k for man to receive treatment in India

The family of a man from Bole are thankful to Ghana's vice-president, Mahamudu Bawumia, whose donation of $24,000 made it possible for the 35-year-old kidney failure patient to receive treatment in India.

Revealed: How Bawumia paid over GHC 120k for man to receive treatment in India
1 in 50 JHS girls in Ghana "in love" with shisha - Health Service report reveals

1 in 50 JHS girls in Ghana "in love" with shisha - Health Service report reveals

The Ghana Health Service is warning that there is an alarming number of young Ghanaian girls who have taken to smoking shisha, a trend that can have serious repercussions for their health.

1 in 50 JHS girls in Ghana "in love" with shisha - Health Service report reveals
Over 70-year-old woman with damaged right eye sells charcoal in poor condition

Over 70-year-old woman with damaged right eye sells charcoal in poor condition

Over 70-year-old woman, Adwoa Bidie, with a damaged right eye has been selling charcoal for more than forty years, despite her worsening condition due to dust from the broken pieces of charcoal.

Over 70-year-old woman with damaged right eye sells charcoal in poor condition
About 75 men killed every week in Ghana as a result of smoking tobacco

About 75 men killed every week in Ghana as a result of smoking tobacco

Research has it that there is an ongoing public health threat as cigarette smoking kills about 75 of Ghanaian men a week, which translates into 3,900 men who die from the harmful effects of cigarette smoking each year.

About 75 men killed every week in Ghana as a result of smoking tobacco
No amount of investment to solve Accra floods would work - Akufo Addo

No amount of investment to solve Accra floods would work - Akufo Addo

He said until Ghanaians changed their attitudes, Accra and major parts of the country would continue to flood. As an example, he noted how some people dispose of rubbish in drains.

No amount of investment to solve Accra floods would work - Akufo Addo
50% of Ghanaian men may fail at getting a woman pregnant- Study reveals

50% of Ghanaian men may fail at getting a woman pregnant- Study reveals

A Consultant Urologist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has revealed about 50 percent of Ghanaian men, may fail at getting a woman pregnant.

50% of Ghanaian men may fail at getting a woman pregnant- Study reveals
Akufo-Addo government has failed us – Kwami Sefa Kayi laments poor nature of Lekma Hospital road

Akufo-Addo government has failed us – Kwami Sefa Kayi laments poor nature of Lekma Hospital road

Renowned journalist and host of Peace FM morning show 'Kokrokoo', Kwami Sefa Kayi has bemoaned the ruling government's inability to construct the Lekma Hospital road; an issue he has been talking about for years. YEN.com.gh news.

Akufo-Addo government has failed us – Kwami Sefa Kayi laments poor nature of Lekma Hospital road
Accra Psychiatric Hospital forced to beg for food to feed patients

Accra Psychiatric Hospital forced to beg for food to feed patients

The management of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital has been forced to plead with generous members of the public to contribute their kindness to help feed hospital inmates because of a lack of funds.

Accra Psychiatric Hospital forced to beg for food to feed patients
Experts reveal details of dangerous effects of rotten tomatoes on Ghanaians

Experts reveal details of dangerous effects of rotten tomatoes on Ghanaians

The Assistant Director of the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Richard Agbenu has advised the general public to avoid eating rotten tomatoes.

Experts reveal details of dangerous effects of rotten tomatoes on Ghanaians
Scientists prove men's drugs for "macho" or hair growth are damaging their fertility

Scientists prove men's drugs for "macho" or hair growth are damaging their fertility

A report YEN.com.gh has come across indicates scientists are now a lot certain that men who take performance enhancing steroids in order to look masculine or "macho" are actually hurting their chances of having children.

Scientists prove men's drugs for "macho" or hair growth are damaging their fertility
Ghanaian rivers found to be highly contaminated with antibiotics

Ghanaian rivers found to be highly contaminated with antibiotics

A study conducted by researchers from the University of York in the UK has revealed that rivers around the world are contaminated with dangerous levels of antibiotics.

Ghanaian rivers found to be highly contaminated with antibiotics
Handsome doctor saves life of dying man while onboard an airborne plane (photos)

Handsome doctor saves life of dying man while onboard an airborne plane (photos)

A doctor identified as James King has shared heart-gripping details of how he saved a man's life while airborne. In a post shared on Facebook, King, narrated how he was aboard a flight which was headed to Lagos from Kano.

Handsome doctor saves life of dying man while onboard an airborne plane (photos)
New report says over 90k Ghanaians die from non-communicable disease every year

New report says over 90k Ghanaians die from non-communicable disease every year

A group committed to the prevention of non-communicable diseases in Ghana is warning the rest of the country that over 90,000 deaths by disease are caused by ailments they are concerned about.

New report says over 90k Ghanaians die from non-communicable disease every year
African school replaces tuition with plastic waste; transforms communities

African school replaces tuition with plastic waste; transforms communities

As part of making school more accessible and help clean communities, a private school has appealed to parents and guardians to submit empty plastic bottles in exchange for payment of their wards' school fees.

African school replaces tuition with plastic waste; transforms communities
Tanzanian women ‘fined for giving birth at home’

Tanzanian women ‘fined for giving birth at home’

Pregnant women in northwest Tanzania who do not give birth in health facilities are being fined between GHc 48.00 and GHc 116, privately-owned newspaper The Citizen reports.

Tanzanian women ‘fined for giving birth at home’
Stop buying medicines that promise to cure all ailments - Top gov't doctor

Stop buying medicines that promise to cure all ailments - Top gov't doctor

Members of the Ghanaian public have been advised to be wary of buying medicines that are advertised to cure multiple or all ailments.

Stop buying medicines that promise to cure all ailments - Top gov't doctor
Open defecation in Ghana: Top pastor says culprits are on their way to hell

Open defecation in Ghana: Top pastor says culprits are on their way to hell

A Christian religious leader, Rev. Fiifi Ankomah, is warning that the social and health problem of open defecation has spiritual and moral consequences that could see culprits end up in hell.

Open defecation in Ghana: Top pastor says culprits are on their way to hell
Cigarette smoking linked to poor "bedroom" performance in men

Cigarette smoking linked to poor "bedroom" performance in men

It would appear the poor performance during lovemaking that some men exhibit may be down to cigarette smoking as the activity is suspected to lower men's ability to experience optimal erection.

Cigarette smoking linked to poor "bedroom" performance in men
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