AMNIOTIC FLUID EMBOLISM (AFE)

Maternal Mortality (otherwise referred to in some places in this article as “Maternal Death”), is best acknowledged as the death of a woman while she is pregnant or within 42 days of end of pregnancy. According to epidemiological survey however (CIA world factbook) in 2011, Nigeria was grouped in the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) Zone of approximately 300-500 deaths per …

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VAGINA 101: LEAVE YOUR VAGINA ALONE!

The VaginaBBQ Recipe Crew are at it again. “Steam with salt and hot water” “Massage with oil” “Pour yoghurt inside” Your vagina is not chicken/goat meat. Why exactly are u trying to marinate and grill it? If you are itchy with pain “down there”, pls speak to a doctor. Are you aware some of this nonsense VaginaBBQ advice can cause …

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THE BANE OF DRUG ABUSE 1

It is disturbing that drug abuse has infiltrated primary schools, and this trend should catch the attention of parents, school officials, advocacy groups and law enforcement agencies in re-directing their educational and enforcement efforts as we cannot continue to treat the matter with levity. The United Nations’ Office on Drugs and Crime launched the 2012 edition of the Drug Report …

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Rape Has No Gender: Can Men be raped too?

40% of boys are made sexually active (mostly against their will) before the age of fourteen (14) according to a recent survey, mostly by older sexually active female housemaids, elementary grade teachers or relatives. I remember very well-known cases of Debbie LaFaye, who got two years of HOUSE ARREST for raping a fourteen-year-old boy in Florida, or sexual offender Mary …

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DANGERS OF EAR WAX CLEANING

As we all do, or have done before, we use cotton buds, hair clips, Q-Tips, pen covers, even broomsticks to poke our ears. Is this right? Of course, the excuses we give ourselves include; “my ear is dirty”, “there is wax in my ears”, “I need to clean my ears” and so on. But what is Ear Wax? Is it …

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