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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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Independent Media

‘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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New study outcome supports Noakes’s diet
September 4 2014 at 10:29

Sport scientist Tim Noakes’s diet has been backed up by a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine

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Dr Darren’s surgery
September 4 2014 at 09:04

Varicose veins are common and may need treatment

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Dr Darren’s surgery
September 4 2014 at 09:07

Don’t be a clot – get facts about nosebleeds

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Jury out on health impact of e-cigarettes
September 3 2014 at 08:07

Llack of empirical research into the health impacts of electronic cigarettes on passive smokers could stand in the way of implementing a blanket ban on their use indoors

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Children still at risk of hepatitis B
September 1 2014 at 09:30

Children may still be vulnerable to the cancer-causing hepatitis B virus despite having been inoculated against it at infancy, new research has revealed

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Dr Darren’s surgery
August 28 2014 at 10:33

Keloids drive a woman to distraction

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Mind Matters
August 28 2014 at 10:59

Help your child develop confidence: healthy self-esteem is a child’s defence against difficult life situations

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Dr Darren’s surgery
August 28 2014 at 10:37

Fibromyalgia cripples people with excruciating pain at multiple key body sites, with difficulty in movement due to pain

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Be the voice of your child
August 21 2014 at 08:10

Children with autism may be wired differently but they can become valued members of society, US professor Ivor Weiner told Lindsay Ord. Just look at his daughter, Layla, a fashion designer in the making

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To snip or not to snip
August 21 2014 at 08:05

Circumcision is a dilemma for some parents, writes Dr Anand Ramphal

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