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Healthy LifestyleSmoking
April 8, 2019

Want to quit smoking? Here are your best options

Many smokers decide to go cold turkey when wanting to nip smoking in the bud. Others take it on a day-to-day basis and hope for the best. Fact is, whether you’re an occasional smoker or a 30-a-day smoker, taking that last puff can be difficult.
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August 30, 2016

The smart way of anti-ageing

Happy birthday! You’re one year older. But that didn’t happen last night. We tend to forget that we are ageing every. single. second. You’re already 5 seconds older than when you started reading this paragraph. Don’t let that scare you, though. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
January 22, 2016

How to Feel Fantastic in 2016

By Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.co.za So, it's the end of January, and you've already broken all your rules: You've eaten cakes (plural!), smoked a packet of cigarettes, and drowned your sorrows in alcohol...AGAIN. New Years Resolutions are overrated. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
January 23, 2015

Apps to help you keep your New Year’s Resolutions

What’s your New Year’s resolution for 2015? To lose weight, quit smoking or have you decided to live an all-round healthier lifestyle? These are all great goals, but the truth is, it’s not as easy as those infomercials on TV make you believe! (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleWork
June 30, 2014

5 Things companies do to look after employees’ health

Does your company run blood donation drives and offer screening tests, or does your medical aid reward you for exercising? These are all aspects of workplace wellness, and signs of a new attitude to health: prevention. Simply put, workplace wellness is any company health-promotion activity or initiative designed to support healthy behaviour in employees. (more…)
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Cancer & lymphoma
February 16, 2014

5 Things you can do to live cancer-free

Cancer is often referred to as the ‘great equaliser’ – everyone is at risk, regardless of age, race and socio-economic status, and it can strike at any time. Thanks to continuous breakthroughs in cancer research and medical science however, there are many more cancer treatments and cures available, and survival rates are significantly higher than they were 30 years ago. (more…)
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January 9, 2014

Almost 1 billion smokers world wide

Here’s a scary statistic: According to the BBC, there are now an estimated 1 BILLION tobacco smokers in the world. This, despite strong worldwide awareness and anti-smoking campaigns, extensive research and new tobacco laws put in place to promote quitting and help prevent people from picking up the habit. (more…)
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