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Are we ready for severe flu outbreaks?

A4W Contributor

Recent studies indicate that climate change could bring on more severe cold and flu outbreaks. Are we prepared ...

Are your veins working efficiently?

Shenrina Badri

Do you examine your legs regularly to ensure that your veins are healthy and in good working condition?

Handbag hygiene: Could your purse make you ill?

A4W Contributor

It may look beautifully clean, but your designer handbag could be carrying dangerous germs. Read on to find ...

Alternatives to flu vaccines

A4W Contributor

Global health authorities cautioned that current flu vaccines may not prevent a severe new strain of flu. This ...

Foods to help heal a sore throat

Serisha Singh

When you have a sore throat, keeping it moist and lubricated eases swallowing and dehydration. Try these foods ...

How to fight off the common cold

A4W Contributor

Unfortunately, the common cold is a familiar occurrence over the winter months. Here are tips to help you ...

How to protect yourself from malaria

A4W Contributor

With over 39 000 reported cases of malaria in South Africa between 2009 and 2013, here’s what you can ...

What you need to know about adult vaccinations

A4W Contributor

Immunisation is one of the most cost-effective medical methods of protection against disease. However, little attention is given ...

Flu vaccine now available in South Africa

A4W Contributor

The wait for the flu vaccine is over! While there was a delay in delivery of the flu ...

Why you may have to wait for the flu vaccine

Monique Warner

If you usually get a flu shot in autumn, you may have to wait a little longer than ...

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