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prevention

General Health
October 7, 2019

How blue light affects your health

The direct blue light from your device screen can damage the retina of the eyes, break your sleep pattern and give you headaches.
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Cancer & lymphoma
August 6, 2019

Beating cancer: one young man’s survival story

Cancer can be devastating news. But, it doesn’t have to mean the end. Zhakier Adams a 21-year-old childhood cancer survivor, reminds us that there is hope.
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Skin
August 2, 2019

Can you treat eczema with your diet?

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a condition known to cause patches of dry, itchy skin on your body. It usually develops as a result of inflammation.
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Infections
May 3, 2019

Winning the war against polio

Thankfully, due to routine immunisations, South Africa has been free from polio since 1989. There are, however still cases of polio in other countries. In recent years, the number of people affected by polio has decreased, but unfortunately, even a small number of infected people can put many others at risk.
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Liver & Gallbladder
May 3, 2019

The best foods for your liver

Your liver works hard to keep different processes in your body healthy, including metabolism; secretion energy storage, and detoxification. To keep your liver healthy, you need to eat the right foods.
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Heart & Blood VesselsHeart Disease
March 24, 2019

Sauna: the hot new therapy for a healthy heart

Age is an uncontrollable risk factor for cardiovascular heart disease, unlike risk factors like smoking, drinking alcohol and a lack of exercise.Now, new studies have shown that a sauna a few times a week could help stave off heart health problems in older people, even amongst those who are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. 
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Infections
March 20, 2019

How to keep worms out of your stomach

The thought of having a parasite crawling around in your body can be quite scary, but you're not alone; parasites are more common than you think.
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Food & nutrition
March 19, 2019

Why you don’t have to be scared of bacon

What’s breakfast without bacon or a sandwich without ham? Although these meats make for convenient tasty meals or sides, could they potentially harm your health? There is some confusion in the research about what is harmful and helpful when it comes to these meats.
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