Category Archives: Health

Disability

What is Disability? Disability is a term that is used to compare a person’s actual ability to normal ability. Most of the time, it is used to refer to an impairment. Disability can be grouped into four main types; physical, sensory, cognitive and mental. A person may be considered disabled if he or she has…
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Eating Disorders

What Are Eating Disorders? Humans need food and water in balanced proportions to live. Sometimes, things happen in our lives cause a disruption in out eating habits causing us to eat more or less than is usual or more or less than is healthy. Children and teens sometimes eat too much, eat too little or…
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AIDS / HIV

What is HIV? HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV destroys cells in our immune system which protect the body against illnesses. Once in the bloodstream, HIV multiplies and causes slow but constant damage to the immune system.   What is AIDS? AIDS…
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Pregnancy

What is pregnancy? Pregnancy happens when two persons each from the opposite sex have unprotected sexual intercourse. To conceive, a sperm from the male fertilises the egg from the female. When this happens an embryo is formed and is implanted in the womb of the woman. Pregnancy usually lasts 37 to 42 weeks or approximately…
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