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What to wear to the airport when flying amid Covid-19

Posted on Jul 6, 2020 by Megan van den Heever

If you're freaking out about flying during the coronavirus pandemic, put your mind at ease with these safety ...

Cultural factors are behind disinformation pandemic: why this matters

Posted on Jul 6, 2020 by The Conversation

The prevalence of disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic has prompted Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World ...

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Do over-the-counter weight loss supplements work?

Posted on Jul 3, 2020 by The Conversation

Do over-the-counter weight loss supplements work? Here's the skinny on the most popular supplements ...

Alert but not alarmed: what to make of new H1N1 swine flu with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

Posted on Jul 3, 2020 by The Conversation

Researchers have found a new strain of flu virus with “pandemic potential” in China that can jump from ...

Weight loss: here’s why those last few pounds can be hardest to lose – according to science

Posted on Jul 3, 2020 by The Conversation

Those last five pounds can often be the hardest to lose. And the answer to why this is ...

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Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

Posted on Jul 2, 2020 by The Conversation

Worried about your posture? you might find our advice to astronauts helpful...

Safety precautions to take when visiting a salon or grooming spa

Posted on Jun 30, 2020 by Megan van den Heever

Here's how to protect yourself when visiting a salon/grooming spa during the Covid-19 pandemic...

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Why managing blood pressure matters during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Jun 30, 2020 by The Conversation

The result is that for many people, hypertension care is sub-standard. And the challenges have only gotten greater ...

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COVID-19 and allergies

Posted on Jun 30, 2020 by PRESS

Taking care of your self during the COVID-19 pandemic when you suffer from asthma and allergies can save ...

Vitamin D

Think vitamin D deficiency is not common in Africa? Think again

Posted on Jun 29, 2020 by The Conversation

With the abundance of sunshine all year round, it is logical to expect that populations living in Africa ...

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Collagen and your weight: The myth and merits

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by PRESS

Here's why collagen can actually help you lose weight and not make you gain weight as some may ...

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We tracked Soweto mothers-to-be to find out more about diet and obesity patterns

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by The Conversation

Obese women, or those with gestational diabetes (glucose intolerance beginning or first recognised during pregnancy), are more likely ...

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HIV and high blood pressure in pregnancy: we’re tracing the connections

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 by The Conversation

The leading cause of maternal deaths is hypertension, or high blood pressure. This condition is also known as ...

“My Covid-19 experience was NOTHING like the flu” – All4Women reader shares her story

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

We spoke to a 44-year-old reader who contracted Covid-19 - and is still recovering...

5 Foods that will help you lose weight + recipes

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

5 Filling and nutritious foods that can help you lose weight without going hungry...

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Grief really does hurt

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by PRESS

Finding support and understanding for your grief during the time of social distancing can be hard. The Mosaic ...

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Study links increased exercise with lower sleep apnea risk

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by Contributor

Increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea...

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In many countries the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, not slowing

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by The Conversation

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating. While some countries such as Australia and New Zealand have ...

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Can people spread the coronavirus if they don’t have symptoms? 5 questions answered about asymptomatic COVID-19

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by The Conversation

Infectious diseases researchers are convinced asymptomatic COVID-19 infections play a major role in the pandemic...

4 Potential consequences of wearing face masks we need to be wary of

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by The Conversation

When deciding if a safety measure is worth introducing at scale, it’s important to balance any benefits against ...

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