Child DevelopmentParenting
October 22, 2018

10 Tips to keep your kids happy this holiday

Kids look forward to the holidays all year long. Amid all the fun and merriment, keep their brains exercised and engaged. Here are a few ways to prevent the summer brain drain. 1. Switch off the TV and go live This holiday, give the television a break too. Instead, take your kids to watch theatre shows or outdoor concerts. Live shows teach children the value of audience participation and boost their confidence. Introducing them to different forms of storytelling (other than movies) is also good for their cognitive development. 2. Get out! Encourage your kids to play outside. Set up…
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Healthy Lifestyle
November 14, 2016

How to avoid and treat sunstroke

Summer is here. And, so are long, sun-baked days at the beach. Planning to catch a tan? It may seem like a good idea, but soaking up too much sun can be really dangerous and may even increase your risk for sunstroke. (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleMental & Emotional Health
July 8, 2016

Tips for a successful, and healthy, business trip

Video conference calls and Skype aren’t always the best way to do business; sometimes you have to hop on a plane to go for a face-to-face meeting. While this may be good for your career, it can take its toll on your body. Here are some practical tips to keep you physically and mentally healthy. (more…)
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allergy-friendly airline travel
November 27, 2015

How to beat travel headaches

Taking a long road-trip or flight to your holiday destination? You’re packed, excited and looking forward to the break, but a couple of hours in, a blinding headache hits! If you suffer from headaches while travelling, we’ve got some tips to keep you pain-free! (more…)
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Heart & Blood Vessels
November 23, 2015

Jonah Lomu: Cause of Death?

Legendary All Black Jonah Lomu’s death was probably caused by a blood clot due to a long-haul flight from London to New Zealand, according to his doctor John Mayhew and reported by the Evening Standard. (more…)
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December 13, 2014

I’m pregnant – Is it safe to fly?

Air travel during pregnancy is generally considered safe for women who have healthy pregnancies, but it’s important to check if your medical scheme or health care provider approves air travel. (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleSafety
November 28, 2014

Don’t lose your child in a public place

It’s the holidays, and that means crowded shopping malls, busy beaches and packed parks like Ratanga Junction, Gold Reef City and uShaka Marine World. Nothing can equal the panic you feel when a little one gets lost in the crowd, and it can happen in a flash. Here are some tips to keep track of everyone, even on the busiest day out. (more…)
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