Tag Archives: Health

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »

House Votes to Repeal Obamacare Tax Once Seen as Key to Health Law – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — In the heat of the legislative fight over the Affordable Care Act, Obama administration officials argued that including a steep tax on high-cost, generous health insurance plans was critical to the law because it would hold down soaring costs while helping to pay for its expanded health benefits. On Wednesday, that feature, once… Read More »

Papaya Leaf Health Benefits: Not Just for Dengue and Platelets! This Medicinal Leaf Has Other Uses

Papaya leaf (Photo Credits: Max Pixel) The thought of papaya juice won’t exactly make your mouth water. Yet, it can save your life in more ways than one. The only time the juice is mentioned is in the context of dengue fever, where patients are made to drink papaya leaf juice in a bid to… Read More »