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Why men murder prostitutes

Cybershrink explores why it is that so many prostitutes are murdered by their clients and why so little is done about it by the authorities.

More on the 'Oscar oops'

Cybershrink explains how the law provides for a possibility, not a compulsory release, and how Oscar has not been denied anything he has any right to.

When it's time to fire your doctor

Dr Owen Wiese says the difference between negligence and an honest mistake is a fine line in the medical profession. Here are some examples of just plain bad doctoring he's seen.

Apparently doctors are not human

A blog post with a picture of a doctor who fell asleep while at work has gone viral. The problem of doctors' excessively long working hours is highlighted again.

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Flying the flag for better healthcare in Africa

Stellenbosch University's Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences says it is a university "of the people, by the people, for the people” of Africa, and it is in favour of better healthcare for the continent.

Backstreet abortions: why is it still happening?

Backstreet abortions is a thriving business on our city streets. Why is this still happening in a country where abortions are legal? Dr Owen Wiese, Health24's resident doctor, gives his opinion.

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