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CoronavirusView all
Labour Rights
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your rights at work
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your rights at work
The world is facing a health crisis with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and every workplace has to help fight it.
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COVID-19: You cannot refuse isolation
If you are diagnosed with COVID-19, you will be told to go into quarantine. This means you have to stay in isolation (in a space by yourself) and may not come into contact with other people.
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Black Family
Tips on how to handle the coronavirus as a family
Some tips on how to manage the anxiety children may be feeling around Covid-19.
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DiseaseView all
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Is low-cost private medical cover a thing of the past?
Is low-cost private medical cover a thing of the past?
Recently, it was announced that medical aids might no longer be allowed to offer low-cost benefit options for people who cannot afford to pay for full medical aid cover.
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Be Aware of Malaria
We need to be aware of a greater risk mosquitoes bring: Malaria
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Time To talk about TB
It’s Time… To talk about TB. To Know my TB status. To step up the fight to end TB. For a World without TB
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HIV / AIDSView all
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Be blood (ubuntu) brothers & sisters
Be blood (ubuntu) brothers & sisters
Every few seconds, someone, somewhere, needs blood.This is the message from the World Health Organisation ahead of World Blood Donor Day which is remembered around the globe every year on 14 June.
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World Aids Day
A quick read to help you avoid or manage HIV infection.
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HIV = ARV
We live in a world where HIV is prominent. Thankfully, it is easier now than ever to know your HIV status, and to live a long, healthy life regardless of your status.
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MedicineView all
Flu Article
Stop flu from infecting you!
Stop flu from infecting you!
Legal&Tax’s medical experts are here to inform you about the key facts of flu and how to help prevent you and your family from getting sick this season.
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Vaccinations Article
Be Part of the Vacin-Nation
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Salt In Your Diet
Salt In Your Diet
Research has shown that a high salt (sodium) intake is linked to increased blood pressure (hypertension) which can lead to serous health complications.
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Health Bite - Eating tips for diabetics
These healthy eating tips could help you manage your sugar levels.
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Are You Water Wise?
If we look at the composition of our bodies, water is the largest single component of the body. It compromises up to 60-70% of our total body weight. Every chemical, biochemical and metabolic reaction that takes place in the body requires water to be present.
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FitnessView all
Body Type
Train right for your body type
Train right for your body type
Figure out what type of body shape you have, and then choose exercises that best suit the needs of your particular build
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Understanding pain
Pain is a part of life. It is there from the beginning, in a small baby, and it is there at the end, when the person dies.
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Achieving healthier, happier life
I believe an active lifestyle has definitely led to a happier life for me. My advice? I strongly advise incorporating exercise as an added benefit to help achieve a happier, healthier life.
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SmokingView all
Stop Smoking
Stop smoking today!
Stop smoking today!
But staying smoke-free is the real struggle
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BudgetingView all
Health Eating On A Budget
10 tips for healthy eating on a budget
10 tips for healthy eating on a budget
Following a healthy diet comes with a range of well-known benefits, including lowering the risk of diabetes and heart disease, maintaining a healthy weight, and supplying your body with the necessary nutrients.
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AllergiesView all
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When Spring brings on the Sniffles
When Spring brings on the Sniffles
Spring is here and while we all dream of spending time outdoors, enjoying fresh air and beautiful flowers, this time of the year also marks the beginning of ‘Allergy Season’.
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Unpacking NHI
Unpacking NHI
What does universal health coverage mean for the man on the street
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Substance abuseView all
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When the Party is Over
When the Party is Over
While the festive season often becomes the reason to party and have a drink or two, there is a darker side to indulging in alcohol and other dangerous substances. Brain damage, strokes, bleeding in the throat, a loss of breath, heart disease, liver failure, stomach and intestinal cancer and ulcers, impotence and infertility, osteoporosis… And death. These are some of the terrifying effects that alcohol and drugs can have on your body.
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The impact of alcohol and drug abuse
Substance abuse has long term side effects, that will impact you and those around you
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The harmful effects of alcohol abuse
Understand how alcohol impacts on your body
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SuncareView all
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When Heatstroke Hits
When Heatstroke Hits
Summertime and sunshine are two of South African’s favourite things. However, too much heat can be very dangerous to your health. One of the dangers is that you can get heatstroke. This is an extremely dangerous medical condition.
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Safety First when it Comes to the Summer Sun
Having fun in the sun is everyone’s main wish when summertime arrives. Indeed, we need to get some sunshine in order to create Vitamin D and for other health benefits. However, too much time spent in the sun can be very dangerous to your health. Therefore you must make sure that you protect yourself very carefully from its effects.
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Mental healthView all
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When your Holiday Does Not Feel Jolly
When your Holiday Does Not Feel Jolly
Often when we look at Hollywood versions of holiday time, we see a picture of happiness, warmth, and lots of quality time with friend and family. However, for many this is not the reality. In fact, for many people the holiday time can be very lonely.
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It’s important to Open Up about Mental Health
Mental health is linked to the idea of psychological wellbeing. This means that you have a sense of stable and positive emotions and good interactions with other people. When your mental health is in order, you are able to cope with different situations, including those that are stressful. You are also able to make calm and careful choices. However, there can be times that you experience mental health problems.
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Depression
Do you or someone you know seem to suffer from depression or mental illness?
Here are some signs to look out for to determine if you need help.
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Wrapping up 2018 - A note from Benjy Porter
Wrapping up 2018 - A note from Benjy Porter
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