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Who can give (Surgical) Consent?

....it is the process of obtaining a decision from a patient about a specific treatment. Even though we talk about 'surgical' consent, consent must also be required for procedures which are not consi

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How Safe are our Soft Drinks?

.........Then, the Lagos High Court ruled that: 'high levels of benzoic acid and additives in Coca-Cola’s soft drinks could pose a health risk to consumers when mixed with ascorbic acid, commonly kn

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Health and the Economy Intrinsically linked?

How does the economy really work? Or, asked differently, how should  the economy work for us? A simple way to think about the economy is – ‘people buy goods and services and people produc

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Sexual Assault in the Consulting room

From The Beginning… A visit to her doctor for what she thought was a standard consultation led to her sexual assault. The condition for which she sought treatment was an ‘ulcer’ and the trea


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