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5 Questions about Pap smear tests answered

5 Questions about Pap smear tests answered

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Contributor

This Cervical Cancer AwarenessMonth, gynaecologist Dr Seboleo Mojaki answers our top five questions about dreaded pap smear tests…

Could chemicals in beauty products harm us?

Could chemicals in beauty products harm us?

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Contributor

Chemicals in beauty products and deodorants may harm women’s hormones and increase the risk of developing breast cancer...

Study: Fewer women die from breast cancer

Study: Fewer women die from breast cancer

Posted on September 14, 2018 by Contributor

While fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer, the decline is just as large in the age ...

Make sure the food you eat packs a nutritional punch. A study found that a nutrition-rich diet is critical for women’s emotional well-being…

You feel as good as the food you eat

Posted on August 30, 2018 by Contributor

Make sure the food you eat packs a nutritional punch. A study found that a nutrition-rich diet is ...

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of stroke for mothers

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of stroke for mothers

Posted on August 23, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that breastfeeding lowers the risk of stroke in post-menopausal women who breastfeed at least one ...

Win 1 of 2 hampers with Playing for Pink worth R4600 each

Posted on August 23, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

A major highlight on the social calendar...

New cervical cancer screening recommendations do not include an annual Pap smear test…

Could annual Pap smear tests become a ‘thing of the past?’

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Contributor

New cervical cancer screening recommendations do not include an annual Pap smear test…

Win 1 of 3 diets from The Diet That Everyone Talks About worth R2000 each

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

The role that women play when it comes to health in their households...

Managing morning sickness

Posted on August 12, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Many women experience some degree of morning sickness during their pregnancy…

Reason to ditch the mom guilt & prioritise self-care

Reason to ditch the mom guilt and prioritise self-care

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Contributor

Self-care is often last on a mom’s to-do list, but here's a good reason to ditch the mom ...

nutrients women need most

3 Nutrients women need most

Posted on August 6, 2018 by Contributor

Discovery Vitality dietitian Terry Harris tells us what nutrients women need most and how to make sure you’re ...

3 Factors linked to infertility (and what you can do about them)

3 Factors linked to infertility (and what you can do about them)

Posted on August 2, 2018 by Contributor

For thousands of women, the struggle with infertility is heartbreaking. Here are three factors linked to infertility and ...

5 Things you should never say to breastfeeding mothers

5 Things you should NEVER say to breastfeeding mothers

Posted on August 1, 2018 by Monique Warner

You expect to be overwhelmed as a new mom, but experiencing the discrimination shown towards breastfeeding mothers can ...

Why do we discriminate against breastfeeding moms?

Why do we discriminate against breastfeeding moms?

Posted on July 31, 2018 by Monique Warner

Breastfeeding moms, have you experienced discrimination – anything from a dirty look to an insensitive and unkind comment?...

Can a woman experience cramps not due to menstruation?

Posted on July 29, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Why do some woman experience cramps that are not due to menstruation?...

More women die from heart failure than men

More women die from heart failure than men

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Contributor

Look after your heart, ladies – research has found that more women than men die from heart failure…

Where’s my hair gone?

Posted on July 14, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Are you losing your hair and do not know why? This is a common problem…

Can osteoporosis be reversed with diet

Can osteoporosis be reversed with diet?

Posted on July 12, 2018 by Contributor

A 12-month study of over 1 000 people aimed to answer this question - can osteoporosis be reversed ...

When are you too drunk to drive?

Drinking and driving: Are you really safe under the legal limit?

Posted on July 5, 2018 by Monique Warner

Do you know your drinking and driving limit and, more importantly, are you really safe drive, even if ...

Product of the Week: Lady Prelox – a natural supplement to put you in the mood

Posted on July 4, 2018 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

For many women, the intimacy they share with their partner is impacted by stress, exhaustion, poor eating and ...

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