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Jul 18
Did You Know Keeping Pets Enhances Your Mental Well-being? Check Out This Guide Today.

In our modern quest for mental well-being, pets offer more than just companionship; they provide a unique form of support that can significantly enhance our emotional and psychological health. Beyond the cuddles and playtime, the bond between humans and animals has been scientifically proven to yield profound benefits for our mental state. Pets have a […]

Jul 16
The Power of Calm: Transform Your Health with Lower Stress and a Brighter Mood.

The impacts of stress and mood on the body are profound. When you successfully reduce stress and improve your mood, you’ll notice significant changes in your physical and mental health. One of the most immediate benefits is improved cardiovascular health. Chronic stress often leads to hypertension, but lowering stress levels helps normalize blood pressure, reducing […]

Jul 12
Stressed Out? Here’s How Mindfulness and Meditation Will Help You Navigate the World.

  In a world fraught with anxiety, stress, and environmental and humanitarian disasters, people are looking for ways to cope. Many have turned to practices originating in ancient eastern philosophies for guidance. Among these is mindfulness, which is linked to meditation. What Does Mindfulness Actually Mean? The original translation of the Pali word “sati” is […]

Jul 10
Understanding Multiple Myeloma: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment.

  In 2018, Bishop Allan Kiuna of Jubilee Christian Center (JCC) was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a type of blood cancer affecting plasma cells in the bone marrow. Despite undergoing chemotherapy and initially responding positively, Bishop Kiuna passed away after battling the disease.   What is Multiple Myeloma? Multiple Myeloma is characterized by the abnormal […]

Jul 04
Transforming Healthcare: Embracing Preventive Measures for a Sustainable and Healthier Future.

  In recent years, preventive healthcare has garnered significant attention from individuals and healthcare stakeholders, including insurance companies. This shift in focus is not merely a trend but a necessary evolution towards sustainable healthcare systems. Preventive healthcare, encompassing early detection, lifestyle changes, and vaccinations, offers profound benefits. It reduces the burden of chronic diseases, improves […]

Jun 13
What You Need to Register for SHIF Ahead of July Rollout.

  Beginning July 1, 2024, the government will phase out the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and transition to the Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) as part of its commitment to providing Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This transition aims to ensure that all Kenyans have access to affordable healthcare services. Under the new plan, Kenyans […]

Jun 10
Understanding Endometriosis: The Four Stages and Why Diagnosis Takes So Long.

For many women, the journey to a proper endometriosis diagnosis is long and frustrating, often taking seven to 10 years from the onset of symptoms. Endometriosis is a chronic condition where tissue similar to the lining inside the uterus, known as the endometrium, grows outside the uterus. Despite affecting approximately 10% of women of reproductive […]

Jun 07
The Underplayed Mental Health Conditions in Men: Overcoming Societal Expectations.

  The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as a state of well-being that enables individuals to cope with life’s stresses, realize their abilities, learn and work well, and contribute to their community. However, when someone struggles with mental health, it is described as experiencing mental health issues. Many men avoid discussing their mental […]

May 07
Prioritize Food Safety: Consumers Urged to Exercise Vigilance Before Purchasing Foodstuffs for Optimal Health and Well-being.

Wambui Mbarire, CEO of the Retail Trade Association of Kenya, emphasized the crucial role of consumer vigilance in ensuring food safety. She urged consumers to inquire about the safety of their food, regardless of the source, underscoring that food security hinges on prioritizing food safety. Speaking at a media sensitization meeting on the Food Safety […]

Apr 29
Ready to Revolutionize Your Diet with Fermented Foods? Check Out This Guide Today!.

Fermented foods have been part of human diets for centuries, and for a good reason. They’re not just tasty additions to meals but also offer numerous health benefits.   In Kenya, where traditional foods play a significant role in daily life, incorporating fermented foods can enhance overall well-being.   First, it is crucial to note […]