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The serious impact of cannabis on teen health: 1 in 6 will become addicted

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Contributor

Dagga has been shown to affect users’ memory, attention, processing speed, and intelligence – particularly when used by ...

The best foods to eat during your period

Posted on September 13, 2018 by Essentials

Besides ransacking the entire house for #chocolate, this is what you SHOULD be eating during your period to ...

Health tip: ALWAYS wash your hands after going through airport security

Posted on September 10, 2018 by AFP - Relax News

The germiest, most virus-laden surface in the airport is not the toilet, check-in desk or food counter…

Shoprite fights Tampon Tax, removes VAT on Ultrex sanitary pads

Posted on September 5, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Shoprite is the first retailer to take a decision to relieve the pressure associated with access to basic ...

Study: No safe level of alcohol

Study: No safe level of alcohol

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Contributor

If you think there isn’t anything wrong with having a few drinks, think again. Research has found that ...

21-year-old’s incredible total face transplant

Posted on August 28, 2018 by A4W News

Katie Stubblefield’s wit shows through when she describes her face transplant surgery. “Longest nap of my entire life,” ...

Welcome to the future of germ-zapping robots

Posted on August 23, 2018 by Contributor

It may sound futuristic, but germ-zapping robots are already being tested in South Africa as a means of ...

Meet the medical alert dogs saving the lives of diabetics in SA

Posted on August 22, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Dogs are famous for their sense of smell and in South Africa, for the first time, that is ...

Study: HPV oral infection rates lower than expected

Study: HPV oral infection rates lower than expected

Posted on August 21, 2018 by Contributor

A new study shows rates HPV oral infection is lower than expected, but smoking at sex increases risk…


Why are we being misled about the safety of e-cigarettes?

Posted on August 17, 2018 by Contributor

If you think e-cigarettes are safe, think again! E-cigarette vapour disables key immune cells in the lungs. Find ...

WARNING: Cancer-causing herbicide widely used in SA! Are you at risk?

Posted on August 14, 2018 by

A herbicide that is believed to cause cancer is widely in use in South Africa...

If you had flu this winter, it was probably Swine flu

If you had flu this winter, it was probably Swine flu

Posted on August 14, 2018 by Contributor

Although we experienced a mild cold- and flu season, if you did have flu this winter, it was ...

“No fingerprick” – New glucose monitoring system for diabetics launches in SA

Posted on August 7, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Dexcom Inc, a leader in glucose monitoring (CGM), announced the South African launch of its Dexcom G6 System ...

WARNING: Diarrhoea outbreak in Mpumalanga, cause unknown

Posted on August 6, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Over 1,300 people so far have contracted diarrhoea in areas around Nelspruit in South Africa's Mpumalanga province.

Could robots replace doctors?

Could robots replace doctors?

Posted on July 31, 2018 by Contributor

From apps to Googling conditions, there’s no denying that technology is changing the face of healthcare, but could ...

Six-year-old Elijah gets new ears

New ears for 6-year-old Elijah

Posted on July 25, 2018 by Contributor

Born with underdeveloped ears and sealed ear canals, six-year-old Elijah Cloete will be getting a pair of new ...

Warning: Jhb & Tshwane drinking water contaminated with microplastics

Posted on July 25, 2018 by

Drinking water in Johannesburg and Tshwane is polluted with microplastics, a new study has found…


Could e-cigarettes do as much harm as cigarettes?

Posted on July 11, 2018 by Contributor

Ever since they came on to the market, we’ve all been wondering if e-cigarettes could do as much ...

Fight infections naturally with Septogard & stand a chance to WIN!

Posted on July 11, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Septogard assists with the management of upper and lower respiratory tract infections, skin infections, dental infections, eye infections ...

How healthy are you?

Posted on July 8, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

How healthy do you think you are? Many of us think that we are healthy, until…

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