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Measuring your blood pressure accurately

Posted on Sep 11, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

It is important to know what your blood pressure reading is, so that you can start remedying it ...

Study: High protein foods boost heart health

Posted on Aug 31, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Eating high protein foods, rich in amino acids, could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking ...

Working long hours linked to higher risk of stroke

Posted on Aug 21, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a 33% greater risk of stroke and a ...

Why you need to get your blood pressure checked

Posted on May 15, 2015 by A4W Contributor

High blood pressure is responsible for about 130 heart attacks and 240 strokes in South Africa a day, ...

Emergency services on high alert for Easter weekend as travellers hit the road

Posted on Apr 2, 2015 by News24.com

South Africas ports of entry have been beefed up for the expected increase in travellers over the Easter ...

Could your blood type cause memory loss in later years?

Posted on Sep 11, 2014 by Contributor

A new study has found that people with a certain blood type may be more likely to develop ...

Report on flight MH17 reveals impact with ‘high energy objects’

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 by SAPA

A Malaysian passenger jet which blew up over rebel-held east Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people ...

SA’s sodium intake too high

Posted on Aug 18, 2014 by SAPA

South Africans' daily sodium intake is higher than the recommended amount, a study revealed.

Beware the high in the medicine cabinet

Posted on Aug 7, 2014 by Contributor

There is a concerningly high number of people who are addicted to prescribed medication, over-the-counter (OTC) and herbal ...

The fruit that helps lower blood pressure

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 by Contributor

A new study by Florida State University has found that eating a specific type of fruit could significantly ...

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