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relieve stress, foods proven to relieve stress

Stress can make us crave junk food and increase our levels of fat-promoting stress hormones that lead to weight gain around the tummy, hips and thighs, says Charlotte Watts, author of The De-Stress Effect. These ten foods are proven to relieve stress. 1. Celery. When you’re under stress, sleep may suffer and you can find yourself waking with a start ...

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Kitgum Vector Control Officer in Trouble over Shs20M Fraud

The Kitgum district Vector Control Officer, John Bosco Komakech has been given a three-day ultimatum to refund shs 20,134,000 meant for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) activities.   In a letter dated July27, Ismael Ochengel, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) instructed Komakech to unconditionally refund the money before July 30, 2015.   According to the CAO’s letter, the district health sector ...

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IOM, WHO Battling Cholera in South Sudan

Vaccination of the internally displaced population (IDP) in the Bentiu PoC site is critical in the wake of the 23 June declaration of a cholera outbreak in the capital city of Juba. As of 30 June teams in the country have confirmed over 350 cholera cases in Juba county.   During two rounds of cholera vaccinations between 1–28 June, the ...

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Can Dr. Lukwiya’s Legacy Live on? Heroes day Celebrations in Kiboga

Uganda will be commemorating this year’s June 9, Heroes Day in the western central district of Kiboga. The event according to government spokesperson Mr Ofwono Opondo, will be held at Katwe Primary School grounds, Karokora parish in Dwanilo sub county. At the function Opondo revealed, President Yoweri Museveni will unveil a monument in memory of those who died in the ...

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Mao’s lured to abandon politics over poor health status

The family of Democratic Party (DP) president general Norbert Mao has revealed that they are in close door talks to lure Mao out of active politics over his poor health condition.  Dusman Okee young brother to Nobert Moa has asked his brother to quite politics citing poor health At a weekly press conference at DP headquarters yesterday, Dusman said the ...

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People living positively with HIV to be branded

South African president, Jacob Zuma, has REPORTEDLY signed a controversial law which is aimed at fighting HIV to support this marking. Is this the way to go? Anyone who is tested and found to be HIV positive will not only receive counseling and medication but will also be marked with a tattoo near their genital area to warn potential lovers.

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Three south Sudanese die of anthrax in Uganda

Three south Sudanese nationals have died of anthrax, at Koboko Health Centre IV in Koboko district and Arua hospital in Arua district. Anthrax is a lethal disease caused by bacterium bacillus anthracis. Dr.  Darlington Akusa of Arua Hospital, says 100% of inhalation anthrax patients die whether treatment is given or not, but in the case of gastrointestinal anthrax there is ...

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