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prevention

Cancer & lymphoma
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.
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Women's Health
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.
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Cancer & lymphoma
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.
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Cancer & lymphoma
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.
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Skin
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.
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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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Men's Health
August 6, 2020

Men: Don’t ignore these 5 symptoms!

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com If you’re a man, chances are that you use a simple three-level medical system: broken bones or massive wounds mean a trip to the hospital, blood in your urine will get you to the GP, and for the rest: it’ll just go away. For the most part, this isn’t a bad system, but there are some common symptoms which could indicate something more serious. And if these come up again and again, visit your doctor to make sure there’s no underlying issue. Heartburn If this happens once in a while after you’ve over-indulged at the table,…
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