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Coronavirusview all

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How to get your COVID-19 vaccination

This easy to follow guide provides the information you need to register on the Department of Health's Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS)
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Debunking Vaccine Myths

In this webinar, we separate fact from fiction, share accurate information about the COVID-19 vaccine and dispel any myths and conspiracy theories that are circulating in the media.
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Answering your questions about the Covid-19 Coronavirus

A series of short videos to help you understand the facts and debunk the myths associated with the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
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Cancer

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Early screening and testing for cancer can save your life

Live a healthier life through preventative care by performing cancer screening regularly.
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Breast Cancer Awareness

Got a question about breast cancer? The answer may be here.
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TB

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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 / AIDS

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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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Civil law

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Anxiety and trauma during civil unrest

As South Africa faces times of distress and uncertainty, it is essential to provide safety for yourself, and your loved ones, including children. It is important that we stick together as one nation and restore calm to our beautiful country. We provide tips below to help you and your family cope through these challenging times.
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Diseaseview all

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Arthritis types, causes and treatment

We show you how to deal with the painful symptoms of arthritis and what treatment eases swollen joints.
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Coronavirus - 4 precautions to avoid infection

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How Coronavirus spreads

The virus spreads when droplets get into your eyes nose or mouth.
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Medicineview all

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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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Be Aware of Malaria

We need to be aware of a greater risk mosquitoes bring: Malaria
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Be Part of the Vacin-Nation

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Dietview all

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Whole foods – a better way of eating

We weigh the benefits of consuming whole foods over processed foods.
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Epic summer salad

Get inspired with this tasty and refreshing meal to cool you down on those hot summer days
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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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Fitnessview all

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Fitness matters

Former international athlete, Reece Turner shows you how to move your body everyday to get your heart beating and blood flowing. He is joined by his mom who is a qualified Pilates instructor.
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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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Smoking

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Stop smoking today!

But staying smoke-free is the real struggle
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Labour law

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COVID-19: Staying covered if you get sick

If you get the Covid-19 virus, you cannot go to work. It does not matter if you do not feel very sick. You must still stay at home or in hospital. Otherwise, you will be putting other people’s lives at risk.
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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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NHI

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Unpacking NHI

What does universal health coverage mean for the man on the street
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Suncare

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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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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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Allergies

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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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Health emergenciesview all

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First aid checklist

Make sure your emergency kit is stocked with the items in thechecklistto deal with emergencies.
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Identifying emergencies

Learn how to prepare for, respond to and recover from many types of emergencies.
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Hands only CPR

Handsonly CPR is without mouth to mouth breaths but can be just as effective as conventional CPR. We show you how to perform this technique to help save a life.
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Mental healthview all

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Let's talk mental health

We help you spot the red flags that could signal a possible mental health condition.
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Depression

Are you suffering from Depression, Panic or Anxiety

Questions you could ask yourself to assess whether your stress or anxiety may require some professional help.
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Anxiety And Stress

The lockdown and situation with COVID-19 is making me feel very scared and anxious

Your feelings are entirely normal for such an uncertain and unsettling situatio
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Criminal law

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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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Budgeting

Health 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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Pregnancy

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12 steps for a healthy pregnancy

Taking care of yourself is the best thing you can do for your unborn baby.
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