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Nigeria’s exclusive breastfeeding rate rises to 25%

As FG launches fresh campaigns to rev practice ABUJA –  For the first time ever, exclusive breastfeeding of new-borns in Nigeria is 25 percent. The rate jumped from 17 percent

Doctor, this waist pain is killing me!

Dear doctor, I have three health problems that have become a serious source of worrying since the third quarter of this year. First, I have this nagging waist and back

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Doctor, is this cancer?

DR NIYI’S CLINIC Dear doctor, I’m a single 23 years old lady.  Two months ago, I noticed a soft swelling on my private part. Although it is not painful, it becomes

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Dr. Niyi Tolu writes for NHO

Welcome to Dr. NIYI’S CLINIC,  the medical world of Dr. Niyi O. Tolu, NHO’s new writer. A medical professional with passion for people and the promotion of good health, Dr.

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My baby refuses to suck

I have a two-week old baby who does not take to breast-feeding. All attempts to coerce her to breastfeed have failed so far. Surprisingly, she readily accepts breast milk that

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When is best time for male circumcision?

My wife had a baby boy last week and I’ve been hearing different “expert” views about the best time to circumcise him. Some people say it should be done during

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Worried about irregular menses after abortion

I’m a 23-year old girl. Early last year, I got pregnant and a doctor confirmed it was about five months old. In order to save myself from embarrassment and shame,

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My wound refuses to heal

Doctor, I’m a 32-year old man living Lagos. Last December, I sustained an injury on my left leg and this has become a great source of worry to me. Sometimes

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