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Child DevelopmentParenting
May 2, 2019

Does your child have autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental conditions that affect communication and behaviour. It’s called a “developmental condition” because signs show up in the first two years of life.The symptoms usually include...
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DepressionMental & Emotional Health
May 2, 2019

Stop the downward spiral back into depression

After going through the difficult process of recovering from depression, it can be worrying to suspect your symptoms are creeping in again. Feeling down and out (sometimes) is a normal part of life. But if you have ongoing feelings like this, for longer than two weeks, to the extent that it affects your work or social life, you may be at risk for a relapse.
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General knowledge
May 2, 2019

What is albinism?

Thando Hopa is a South African model, lawyer, poet - and she has albinism. But she doesn’t let the condition define her. Instead, she lives a normal healthy life.Her condition is caused by an absence of melanin in the body. Melanin is a pigment that gives hair, skin and eyes their colour. Without melanin,  skin and hair are white and vision is impaired...
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Healthy LifestyleWork
May 2, 2019

5 things to make your workplace better for the disabled

An inclusive workplace means equality, non-discrimination, fairness, respect and dignity. This should be a standardised part of any organisation’s every-day goals and behaviour.Every workplace environment should have a welcoming culture where everyone feels valued.
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Recipes
May 2, 2019

3 recipes you can cook once, and eat all week

Making a healthy homemade meal may be the last thing you want to do after a long and tiresome day on campus. Here are time-saving meal recipes you can cook once and indulge in throughout the week.
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Recipes
April 8, 2019

3 tasty low-carb snacks for work

Following a strict diet means you have to say no to your usual guilty pleasures. Worse, you can’t snack mindlessly at work when you need a pick-me-up. It can be hard to make the necessary changes for your health, but you’ll be happy to know you can still enjoy a treat.
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General knowledge
April 8, 2019

Can body paint protect you against insect bites?

Pitching a tent, exploring nature and sleeping under the stars. Ah, there’s nothing quite like exploring the wild. But with all the perks of the great outdoors there’s one real bugbear; bug bites. And lots of them.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
April 8, 2019

What to do when a pain in the butt is a pain in the butt

You’ve been spasming, having difficulty passing a poop, or have even seen streaks of blood after a stool. Don’t panic. Anal pain, or proctalgia, is not often a sign of any major problem, but might sometimes need medical attention.
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
April 8, 2019

Food combinations that boost weight loss

Burgers and chips, waffles and ice-cream and pancakes and cream. These are some iconic food combos that we know and love. Sadly, they also pack on the kilos. Don’t worry though, if you ditch them, you can still pair your foods by choosing more nutritious options.
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