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Health Diabetes Month 2023 Feature

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a growing health concern in South Africa, with an increasing number of individuals affected by the condition. It's crucial for South Africans to be aware of the warning signs and available treatments to manage this chronic disease effectively.
Health Breast Cancer Awareness 2023 Feature

Breast Cancer: How it affects everyone

Breast cancer awareness campaigns often revolve around the image of women adorned in pink, perpetuating the misconception that breast cancer exclusively affects females. However, the reality is quite different. Breast cancer knows no gender boundaries and can also strike men.
VAS Nurses to surgeons emergency care at your service Feature

From Nurses to Surgeons, Emergency Care at Your Service with Trauma Assist

With many of us trying to get the most out of our last long weekend before the end-of-year crunch, there will be much travelling over the Heritage Day long weekend to festivities, far-away homes and even a resort or two.
Heal Braai Injuries 2023 Feature

Beer, Burns, Butchery & Other Braai Injuries

With a whole weekend devoted to the sacred South African traditions of braaing, beer and butchery, there is a lot that can go wrong. From a slip of the knife to tumbling coals, we would like to ensure that you keep your Heritage Day Weekend free of major incidents.

All About the Balance

Anxiety. Frustration. Fear. Depression. Exhaustion. In the face of all these things, it can feel like there is no room to move, improve or thrive. When we walk the tightrope of everyday life, its pressures and the pressures we put on ourselves, we need to find that balance. Join us as we dig into bringing some harmony to your wellbeing
Health Heart Disease in women and men 2023 Feature

Heart Disease for Two

For years, the scary numbers of heart disease sufferers pertained to men. Not anymore. Younger and younger women are developing one or other type of heart disease, more often.
Heal Real positivity 2023 Feature

Positivity in Real Terms: Embracing Balance and Authenticity

Explore the consequences of toxic positivity and the importance of embracing a healthy emotional balance. Learn to recognize and address negative emotions while respecting others' experiences. Discover the true meaning of positivity and its impact on genuine connections. By embracing all emotions, we can achieve authentic well-being and strive for a balanced life.
Health Cant keep busy without something fizzy 2023 Feature

The Threats Lurking Behind the Buzz

Energy drinks have spiked in popularity among South Africans, particularly among the youth. These brightly packaged, caffeinated beverages promise a quick boost of energy and enhanced performance, but beneath the surface, lies a hazardous concoction that poses serious risks to consumers.
Health Investing in ones health 2023 Feature

The hard work of a healthy body

This article is a great resource for anyone looking to improve their overall health and wellbeing. It provides a concise overview of the different elements required to achieve and maintain a healthy body, including regular exercise, healthy eating, rest and recovery, and stress management. Whether you're just browsing the website or actively seeking ways to improve your health, this article offers valuable insights and actionable tips that can help you achieve your goals. So, if you're looking to lead a healthier, happier life, this article is definitely worth checking out!
Health Toxic Productivity 2023 Feature

Feel like you're never free of your workday?

Throughout our lives, we get told that we must be productive members of society. We want the freedoms that come with the compensation that usually goes with being productive, so we strive to be better and achieve more and earn as much as we can. But is all this productivity just damage disguised as discipline?
Health Every drop counts 2023 Feature

Water for Health and Hygiene

One of our most precious resources, yet how often do we think about how much we need it, every day of our lives?
VAS More from Section 27 Feature

The Right to Medical Advice

Knowledge can mean the difference between life and death. One needs to be able to ask for help, from the qualified professionals who can give us this advice, safely.
Health The way of the future 2023 Feature

Are we doing justice to our health?

We look at the state of health care post pandemic, and how we manage the impossible choices many of make to afford health care.
Funeral There is love after death 2023 Feature

Is there Love after Death?

Special days are often the hardest when you're grieving, but there can be unexpected light at the end of that very lonely tunnel.
Health Choose a Healthier 2023 Feature

Choose a healthier 2023

While we should always strive to accomplish our health goals, the road to better health doesn't have to mean making huge life-altering decisions.
Health Ke Dezemba Feature

Happy Holidays: A Goal and a Reality

It has been quite a year and there is a definite sense of anticipation as the holiday season approaches. But are you excited or relieved? Either way Mzansi, it will all be ok. We’re doing better than we think we are.
Health Ke Dezemba Feature

Ke Dezemba Binge

South Africans already know that we have a slightly fraught relationship with substance abuse. As a country, long accused of a “missing middle” in one way or another, we really doubled down on the “go big or go home” way of life.
Funeral Life is for living Feature

Life is for the living: Grief & Guilt

Letting go is hard. It's even harder if we feel guilty for learning to live again after losing a loved one.