Health & Lifestyle

FirstBanc Financial Services supports newborn heart research

The FirstBanC Financial Services has donated an amount of GHc11,160.00 to support research into children with heart diseases.The amount was to help pay for the cost of echocardiogram, a specialized video imaging of the heart looking for evidence of heart diseases in newborns.Mr Samuel Annie Asiedu, the Managing Director of FirstBanC, making the donation said, it formed part of the ...

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Cancer causing chemicals found in condoms, other household objects

Chemicals in a huge range of household objects such as rubber gloves, condoms and baby dummies can cause cancer , global health chiefs have warned. Scientists from the World Health Organisation have concluded that MBT, which is used in rubber manufacturing, should be added to its “encyclopaedia of carcinogens”. The long list of products the substance is in also includes, soft playground ...

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Men who talk on mobile phones for an hour a day risk low sperm quality

Men who carry their mobile phone in a trouser pocket or talk on it for just an hour a day risk suffering with fertility problems, scientists warn. Research shows that sperm count can also be reduced by talking on a phone that is charging, or even keeping it close by on a bedside table at night. The quality of sperm ...

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10 sure-fire tips to help you fall asleep at night

As a surprise to no one who has stared at the bedroom ceiling at 3 a.m., a new study shows that more than a third of us aren’t getting enough sleep. We’ve been told over and over that we need sufficient shut-eye to stay healthy, yet few of us get it on a regular basis. Adults 18 to 60 need at ...

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Personality traits – your best makeup

The way your hair is styled and your makeup is done are not the only things that determine whether or not you come across as beautiful. Your personality can have as big an impact on someone as your external traits do. The more appealing your personality is, the more beautiful you will start to look. Here are some of the ...

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50 tips for starting your own business

Today, we do the last 10 steps for starting your own business. We believe these steps will go a long way to help you start your own business. 41. Make sure clients pay their bills. Always be certain to receive payment for your products or services. Instead of being taken advantage of of, establish a time frame for payment. It ...

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50 tips for starting your own company

31. Avoid fights with partners If you have disagreements with partners, then sever ties as soon as possible. In-house bickering will prevent you from focusing on growing the business. 32. Don’t worry about dilution. So an investor has required a stake in the company. Recognize the fact that eventually at one point or another you’ll have to give up some ...

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Junk food found to be addictive

Junk food is addictive, and gorging on the guilty pleasure triggers the urge to binge eat, experts have warned.Highly-calorific fast food floods the brain’s reward system with the feel-good chemical, dopamine.The hormonal surge makes people want more and more.In experiments feeding mice plenty of sweetened high-fat food for 24 hours increased the levels of dopamine in their brains, and led ...

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50 tips for starting your own company

Today we do the next ten steps of starting your own business. We hope you are really learning lots from this piece. 21. A patent can wait. Patents can cost thousands of dollars. Wait to pursue this route until you have a few customers paying the bills. A patent is less useful if you can’t enforce it or have the ...

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50 Tips for Starting Your Own Company

Today we will continue with the next 10 tips of starting a business   11. Determine the legal structure. Settle on which form of ownership is best for you: a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a limited liability company, a corporation, an S corporation, a nonprofit or a cooperative. Find out more at SBA.gov 12. Select a business name. Decide on ...

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