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stay hydrated

Tips to stay hydrated in summer

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Our bodies need water to survive, thus, to keep your body functioning optimally, you need to make hydration ...

diabetes

Interesting facts about diabetes

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Serisha Singh

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, with World Diabetes Day on the 14th. But how much do you know ...

eye problems

Could you have one of these eye problems?

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Contributor

It’s easy to take your eyes for granted. However, early diagnosis and treatment of eye problems could help ...

mosquito bites

Ways to relieve mosquito bites

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Summer is here and so too are the mozzies. Follow these tips to get some instant relief from ...

holiday

Keep your holiday healthy with travel insurance

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Serisha Singh

The summer holiday shutdown is almost here. Make sure you and your loved ones make health and safety ...

How to apply sunscreen correctly this summer

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Serisha Singh

We all know sunscreen is essential to protect your skin but if you apply sunscreen incorrectly it reduces ...

Andrew Oberle: I shouldn’t be alive

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Contributor

After being viciously attacked by chimpanzees, some people doubted whether Andrew Oberle could recover from his extensive injuries...

wine

Is drinking wine really good for your heart?

Posted on October 30, 2017 by The Conversation

Some research studies have found light to moderate drinking to be protective of heart health; others have found ...

waiting periods

Understanding medical aid waiting periods

Posted on October 29, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Late-joiner penalties and waiting periods are difficult to understand. Learn more about these underwriting elements applied by medical ...

Happiness and stroke

Could happiness protect you from a stroke?

Posted on October 26, 2017 by Contributor

How happy we are can have a long-term impact on our risk of suffering a stroke. This is according ...

stroke

Important things to know about stroke

Posted on October 23, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Having a stroke is definitely a scary thought. Learn more about the signs of strokes, how to act ...

E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes: To vape or not to vape?

Posted on October 23, 2017 by Contributor

E-cigarettes trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses in human airways...

digital eye strain

Do you suffer from digital eye strain?

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Contributor

Whether it’s a computer or a cell phone, if you spend at least two hours using a digital ...

Key to a longer life: Learning

Keys to longer life: Learning and staying in shape

Posted on October 17, 2017 by Contributor

A major study of genes has found that education, staying in shape, and being open to new experiences ...

Why watermelon is SO good for you

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Watermelon is packed with a number of nutrients to improve your health. Learn more about the benefits of ...

The first hour after injury is critical

The first hour after injury is critical

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Contributor

According to the World Health Organisation, road injury kills more people each year than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined...

rocket

Health benefits of rocket you need to know

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Leafy, green and delicious rocket definitely packs a flavourful punch but did you know it can boost your ...

eyes tested

World Sight Day: Have your eyes tested

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Contributor

When last did you have your eyes tested? In celebration of World Sight Day (12 October), free eye tests ...

Looking for natural beauty benefits? Simply add an avo!

Posted on October 11, 2017 by ADVERTORIAL

As the saying goes “you are what you eat”. Besides being a popular addition to many dishes, avocados ...

Tonic

DIY energy boosting tonic

Posted on September 30, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Get a spring in your step and boost your energy in minutes with this pick-me-up tonic that takes ...

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