The winter season is cold, but hygiene should not be underestimated: hands, feet, body and head. All categories of people must be clean, from children to adults; and twice a day, if possible, in the morning and in the evening. People who never bathe will never feel hot because their pores are not opened properly. Cleanliness is the basis of good health, especially in terms of clothing and body. You have to keep warm because when it's too cold it consumes a lot of energy. Try to eat: foods of different colors, clean, hot and timely...

Ignoring or “not doing” premarital health counseling is one of the most likely causes of marital breakdown, causing many problems. What you need to know in advance are the blood groups (A, B, AB, O) and “rhesus” (+, -). Inherited diseases, which may have run in the family, should also be identified. You also need to know: eye health, diabetes and blood pressure... It's a good idea to take the STD or sexually transmitted disease test.

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. The organs that can be damaged when people smoke are many, but these include: the lungs and respiratory organs. The side effects of smoking can affect the whole body and organs: heart, brain, blood vessels, blood pressure and can lead to cancer. Addiction to cigarettes is very quickly entrenched. The presence of a smoker is a danger for the neighborhood, which is not a smoker. People who want to quit smoking must have inner determination and conviction. Tobacco addiction can be cured. People who want to quit smoking need help from those around them, mentally and with diet...

To maintain healthy hair and scalp, you should wash your hair at least once a week, and the quality of soap to be used and the ingredients to be anointed should be carefully chosen. When you wash your hair, make sure there is no soapy water, or any other residue, so rinse well. As soon as there is a suspicious appearance on the scalp, you have to go to a health centre...

For a Synodal Church

The national coordination team for the synod presented to the Permanent Council of the Conference of Bishops of Madagascar, the official anthem of the synod, on Monday, February 7, 2022. The choir "Antokom-pihira Katedraly Mahajanga" (APKM) was in charge , at the same time of the composition, the arrangement and the interpretation. The "RDB Live" was responsible for the realization of the clip. The files (audio, video and text) are available for download on the Radio Don Bosco website (https://rdb.mg/fr/telechargement)

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Love and Salvation

Christmas is a great joy, because it is the love of God that has come to us, proclaims Fr. Bizimana Innocent, Provincial Superior of the Salesians Don Bosco of Madagascar and Mauritius, presenting his Christmas greetings. Salvation is accomplished, so life is not in danger of disappearing. It is this love and this salvation that we wish to fill our life so that we have peace.

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All for love

The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, presents his Strenna message for 2022, on the theme "Do everything through love, nothing through constraint". He explains seven important points that Saint Francis de Sales and Don Bosco have in common: nothing by force, the presence of God in the human heart, life in God, gentleness and affability in relationship, an unconditional and unrestricted love, with the need for a spiritual guide, all out of love.

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