MONKEY POX

DID YOU KNOW? Monkey-pox is a rare disease that occurs primarily in remote parts of Central and West Africa, near tropical rain forests. The monkey-pox virus can cause a fatal illness in humans and, although it is similar to human smallpox which has been eradicated, it is much milder. The monkey-pox virus is transmitted to…

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MENINGITIS

What is Meningitis? Meningitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. This inflammation is usually caused by an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis is usually caused by bacteria or viruses, but can be a result of injury, cancer,…

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HEALTHY EATING

What is healthy eating? Healthy eating involves eating a balanced diet; A balanced diet is one that gives your body the nutrients it needs to function correctly. In order to get the proper nutrition from your diet, you should obtain the majority of your daily calories from: fresh fruits fresh vegetables whole grains legumes nuts…

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