October 11, 2020
8 Things you need to know about breast cancer
October is Breast Cancer Month and there’s pink wherever you look! While there are lifestyle changes that can lower your chances of getting breast cancer, the real message is simple: early detection is often the difference between life and death, and awareness is everything.Read More
October 10, 2020
Breast cancer myths and truths
Breast cancer is serious. So it’s no surprise that there’s a lot of fear around the breast cancer issue. Nearly everyone’s received at least one scary email warning about supposed risks, which includes using antiperspirant deodorant and wearing under-wired bras, but how much of this is really true?Read More
October 7, 2020
The best way to prepare for your breast exam
In South Africa, one in 29 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. The good news is that the earlier it’s detected, the greater your chances of survival. This is why regular breast exams are essential for your health and peace of mind.Read More
October 7, 2020
Guys, did you know you can also get breast cancer?
Breast cancer in men accounts for only 1% of all breast cancers, and it’s 100 times more common in women. While the stats are obviously favourable towards men, they’re by no means off the hook.Read More
October 6, 2020
Why are my breasts sore?
Breast pain and tenderness are very common symptoms. But breast pain is frightening for women - they immediately think of something serious, like cancer. Luckily, more often than not, the pain is caused by hormonal changes and is not cause for alarm.Read More
September 28, 2020
Checking your breasts? Here’s how to do it!
Statistics show that women over the age of 50 are more likely to develop breast cancer, but that doesn’t mean younger women aren’t at risk. It’s recommended that women check their breasts every month. Here's how.Read More
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?Read More
September 10, 2020
Can beauty products cause cancer?
There’s a booming beauty industry out there producing thousands of different and new products that promise to make sure you look as young as possible. But can your face cream be filled with cancer-causing chemicals? Here are a few dark secrets about beauty products.Read More
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?Read More