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It’s the weekend, don’t give birth

Infants born on a Saturday or Sunday were found to be seven percent more likely to be stillborn or die in their first week of life.

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Jolie boost for breast cancer ops

Angelina Jolie's openness about her decision to have her breasts removed has inspired more women to have the same life-saving operation.

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Anxious parents mean anxious kids

Anxious parents hold their kids back from even reasonable risk-taking, says family therapist Lara Doyle.

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New family for abandoned baby

Baby Thabo was found abandoned on the roadside hours after birth, a years later he has found a home with a Canadian family.

ANC KZN leadership set to probe anti- ...

THE newly-elected ANC leadership in KwaZulu-Natal has tasked its committee dealing with minority groups to look into the question of anti-Indi ...

The kids who inspired Enid Blyton cov ...

Although he didn't realise it at the time, Roger How's mother was using him and his siblings as models for her designs.

Enough with #MustFall

#MustFall has become nothing more than glib shorthand for lazy campaigners and even lazier journalists, writes Mike Wills

Justice failing abused women

Domestic violence remains a serious problem in South Africa, and one that significantly affects women

Blatter plays victim of ‘inquisition ...

Sepp Blatter said that he was the target of “an inquisition” by Fifa's ethics committee, which has suspended him for 90 days.

No more dollars for Angola

Bank of America, which provides most of the dollar notes dispensed by Angolan banks, is halting the supply of greenbacks to the country.

Lead SA Hero improving the lives of her community members
A few months ago Ryan received an email from Leah about her sister Rivka and he knew she had to be the Lead SA Hero for the month of October. Hoosain is a doctor,she grad ...