Smoked meats can cause cancer – Dietitian

A dietician at the Urgent Care Private Hospital, Samuel Hanyor has cautioned Ghanaians to be measured in their intake of smoked meats since they contain carcinogenic substances. According to him, a study conducted by The American Cancer Society, revealed that consuming high amounts of smoked meat and salted fish increases one’s risk of getting stomach cancer. […]

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Gyakiti: Pregnant women threatened by poorly resourced clinic, bad road

Imagine having to travel 30 minutes on a dusty and bumpy road while in labour, only to lose the baby on arrival. This has been the plight of some women and residents of Gyakiti and surrounding communities in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region. For over thirty years, residents of Gyakiti, a farming community […]

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Children having inadequate sleep risk mental illness — Psychiatrist

Parents who wake their children up early in order to beat traffic and get to school early may be exposing the children to mental illness, the acting Director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, Dr Kwadwo Marfo Obeng, has warned. He said today’s work demands on parents and the practice of moving children in and out […]

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