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PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE: Prescription Painkillers, Misconceptions, and MOA

The abuse of prescription painkillers can somewhat be seen in every household in this generation. We never want to feel pain hence the readiness to consume an over-the-counter painkiller at any instance of pain. As understandable as this scenario might be, coupled with the fact that the majority don’t want to visit the doctor’s office every time due to so many underlying factors, the overuse of prescription painkillers does more harm than good.

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FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IN NIGERIA: Will this nefarious act ever end?

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the partial or complete removal of the external sex organs (clitoris) of a female child between 0-15 years of age, also known as female circumcision. This practice is a tradition/ritual that is slowly going into extinction; however, some traditional families still uphold it. A few people practicing FGM claim that …

UNDERSTANDING HIV/AIDS TREATMENT FOR A HEALTHY LIVING

The intricacies of HIV/AIDS treatment can be challenging to understand as a non-science person, but it is essential, especially if you are HIV positive. Knowing helps you understand how your treatment works in your body, and you can also explain it to someone else; it could be an HIV-negative or positive person. Human Immunodeficiency Virus …

WHEN YOU STIGMATIZE PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

The stigmatization of people living with HIV/AIDS kills faster than the virus itself. This is so because being a victim of stigmatization leads to several things like the inability to take good care of oneself, thereby leading to accommodating the virus. And when there is no adequate attention paid to the virus, underlying diseases and …

COVID-19: The New Reality & 6 Ways to Stay Connected

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is a reality right now. Although positive social support can improve our capacity to cope with this stress, but now, we’re being encouraged to keep a social distance from others to minimize the spread of this virus. In advanced countries, many people are facing isolation if they …