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Ghana: Vodafone Healthline Advises Public

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Vodafone's multiple award-winning TV programme, Healthline has enlightened viewers on the side effects of skin bleaching.

The 11th episode of Healthline Season 8 also discussed body enhancement and dispelled some myths surrounding plastic surgery.

Speaking on the show, Dr Mark Seadey, a dermatologist at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, educated viewers on the harmful substances in some bleaching products and how they affect the skin.

"In our part of the world, the most common bleaching soaps and creams contain hydroquinone, steroids and mercury, which are considered very deadly. It is therefore important to check the labels on these products before purchasing them. Bleaching makes the skin

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