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The stuff around you that’s trying to kill you

Firing up the festive grill? Getting a Brazilian blow-out? These are just two things we are told can cause cancer. Wilma Stassen reviews the evidence and unpack... Read Story

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Tips to prevent piling on holiday kilos

It’s the time of the year when it is hard not to overindulge

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‘I realised something had to change’

All it took was one photograph to make Zintle Ntshikila decide to get healthy and lose half her bodyweight, writes Nontando Mposo

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Watch for cervical cancer
November 6 2014 at 13:14

Regular check-ups and pap smears are vital to early detection of this disease which affects one in 42 women, writes Esther Lewis

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Halfway houses aid recovery
November 6 2014 at 10:03

Support for schizophrenics

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Pregnant women warned of alcohol dangers
November 4 2014 at 08:29

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy or while breast-feeding can do serious harm to a child and the problem is on the increase: experts

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Even our pets are obese!
October 31 2014 at 11:17

More than half of the pets seen by South African vets are overweight or obese, writes Helen Grange

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Is sugar addiction real? How to cut down…
October 31 2014 at 11:05

Opinions are divided over whether sugar addiction is real

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The sweetest addiction is hardest to kick
October 31 2014 at 11:02

Former model Karen Thomson told Lindsay Ord how she tamed the demons that caused addictions to cocaine, alcohol and sugar

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Dr Darren’s surgery
October 30 2014 at 08:30

Dealing with a windy problem

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‘I truly got the best of a bad situation’
October 27 2014 at 13:28

Breast cancer is something no teenager should have to face, yet it became a harsh reality for 17-year-old Jenna Skews

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‘I have a new perspective on life’
October 27 2014 at 13:25

Cancer is not the end, but the beginning of a new journey

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Too young to get breast cancer?
October 27 2014 at 13:25

No, you’re not, say two women who came face to face with the disease when they were students. They told Lindsay Ord how it changed their lives

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