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infection

HIV / AIDS
November 24, 2019

What these celebrities taught us about HIV

With 7.1 million people living with HIV, South Africa is burdened with the largest HIV epidemic in the world.
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Ears, Nose & Throat
November 24, 2019

What is this fluid coming from my ear?

Normally, your ears produce a natural oil, called earwax, to protect your ears. But what if you have a fluid leaking from your ear? Should you be worried?
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Medication & Treatment
November 20, 2019

10 ways to use coconut oil this summer

Did you know there’s an-all-purpose oil that’s beneficial for your health? Believe it or not, the fleshy meat of a coconut is good for your health, both inside and out!
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Skin
August 8, 2019

These good bacteria live on your skin

By now, you’ve probably heard of the gut microbiome: the array of microorganisms that live in your digestive system. It turns out that your skin has its own community too.
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Sexual Health
August 8, 2019

Do you have an STD, or a UTI?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and urinary tract infections (UTI) share very common symptoms and are misdiagnosed more often than you think.
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Hair & nails
June 17, 2019

How to prevent and treat ingrown toenails

You have a 20-minute walk home from the bus station. To make things worse you’re limping because your toe is throbbing. Could an ingrown toenail be the culprit?
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Child HealthParenting
May 13, 2019

How to treat the yellow rash on your baby’s scalp

Are there flaky or scaly patches on your baby’s head? While dandruff may be somewhat rare in babies, cradle cap isn’t. Here is how you can treat it.
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Eye Health
May 13, 2019

What to do about that painful bump in your eyelid

Do you have a bump or swelling on your eyelid? Don’t worry, it’s probably just a chalazion (the plural is chalazia), a small bump that forms on the eyelid.
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