health and wellness

Close The Care Gap

Half the world’s population lacks access to the full range of essential health services. When it comes to cancer, many of us are denied basic care, despite the fact that we live in a time of awe-inspiring advancements in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.  This is the equity gap – and it’s costing lives. People who seek cancer care hit …

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Drug Interactions

Have you ever taken a medication and it ‘did not’ work? Well, you may have impeded the action of the medication by a certain food or drug you may have taken with it. This is called drug interaction. Simply put, a drug interaction occurs when a patient’s response to a drug is modified by food, …

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Hypertension 101

Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure. Blood is carried from the heart to all parts of the body in the vessels. Each time the heart beats, it pumps blood into the vessels. Blood pressure is created by the force of …

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