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South Africans are in a mental health crisis

Posted on Jul 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

South Africans are going through a mental health crisis with insurance claims related to mental illness on the ...

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Intermittent fasting works! The science behind it

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Eat what ever you want and lose weight? There's a catch to making this dream diet work...

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Corporate wellness becomes self-care while working from home

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

In celebration of corporate wellness day, we spoke to The Harvest Table’s owner and founder Catherine Clark about ...

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Cherries aren’t just tasty, they’re good for you too

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 by Watch This

Cherries aren't just for decorating cakes, they're delicious and nutritious too...

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4 Factors that make women at higher risk for heart disease

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Research suggests that women are at higher risk of heart disease. Here are factors that increase women's risks ...

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3 Things you can do to make eating out safer

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

South Africa has been in Level 3 advanced of the lockdown for a few weeks now and the ...

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Keabetswe Jan is using social media to promote mental health

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Social media influencer, Keabetswe Jan, has partnered with Metropolitan to contribute to the social media revolution to encourage ...

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Pressure is on to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but corners can’t be cut

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 by The Conversation

The advent of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and the dynamics of its spread ...

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Become a bone marrow donor today

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Bone Marrow Registries around the world report a decline in donor registrations since COVID-19 outbreak...

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COVID-19 vaccine: the challenges of running a trial in the middle of a pandemic

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 by The Conversation

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine trial...

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 ...

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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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