First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
September 22, 2020

Home emergencies – how to handle a fever

It's 3am and your 2 year old, who has been restless all night, wakes up howling. Her skin feels as though it’s burning up, so you grab your thermometer, and her temperature is 39 degrees. What do you do?
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Mental & Emotional Health
September 6, 2020

Overcoming a Needle Phobia

“Oh, I can’t donate blood – I am terrified of needles!” You are not alone. In fact, trypanophobia, or fear of needles is one of the top 10 most common phobias. But, sooner or later, you may end up in a situation where you really need to get an injection. Then what?
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
August 31, 2020

Why you should practise standing on one leg

From walking to leaning down to tie your shoes and trying to prevent yourself from falling over - good balance is important. Strong muscles and the ability to keep steady will help you stay balanced. Balance training helps with this.
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Allergies
August 31, 2020

Stop hay fever in its tracks!

Sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes may feel just like you have a cold, but if it’s Spring-time, you may be suffering from hay fever. Luckily, there are ways to prevent and treat the symptoms of hay fever.
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Skin
August 31, 2020

Why is my skin itchy?

Are you constantly attacking your skin with your nails, trying to relieve that irritating itch that will simply not go away? There are many different causes for itchy skin; let’s take a look at some of the possible culprits.
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Recipes
August 31, 2020

Delicious kimchi recipes for a healthy gut

Kimchi, the Korean staple cabbage dish, became trendy over the past few years and can really give your health a boost. We have two simple recipes for you to try. But first, what’s all the hype about?
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Mental & Emotional Health
August 31, 2020

Why boredom is good for you

We’re all busy and constantly on the go; so, it’s a strange experience when you’re suddenly at a loose end with nothing on your list. This is when boredom kicks in. But did you know that boredom is good for you?
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Recipes
August 31, 2020

Chicken and strawberry salad – A heart healthy meal

This chicken and strawberry salad is colourful, appetising and always a hit. It’s packed with protein and plenty of fresh ingredients, and the heart-shaped silhouette of the strawberry is the first clue that it’s good for you.
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Sexual Health
August 30, 2020

Nine months after the night before the morning after pill

The first week of September is one of the most popular weeks for unprotected sex in South Africa. We don’t know if it’s the smell of blossoms in the air, the first rays of sun or those floral skirts parading the streets, but this time of year, people everywhere are getting it on.
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