Home > Columnists Columnists More by Cybershrink Read more of Cybershrink's columns and articles. Start A Health24 blog » Try Our quizzes and tools » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Ask CyberShrink » 10 yucky hygiene facts 'Cancer is your fault' How to be beautiful during Ramadan without makeup Enhancing your looks and well-being without cosmetics during Ramadan is easy with the following tips. 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. Why parole for Oscar Pistorius is perfectly legitimate Looking at other cases, Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced on the harsher end of the spectrum. His release may be unpopular, but they are in keeping with a consistent application of the current law. 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. When a doctor loses a patient A picture of an upset doctor after losing one of his patients is going viral. Have you ever considered just how a doctor experiences loss? “ Latest comment on Health24 Michael Harrington says... Fellas... using a penis health creme is the best way to keep your penis looking and feeling great. A good creme will contain Vitamins A, B5, C and D, all of which are excellent... Your ageing penis ” The lighter side of medicine: some of the funniest things I've seen as a doctor Medicine is serious, but every so often, it can be hilarious. This is some of the funniest patients I've came across as a doctor. 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. TB: the side only doctors see Our resident doctor, who lost a colleague to TB, points out how poorly the disease is identified and managed in South African healthcare facilities. Why health care needs a shot in the arm A fair chunk of our budget should be injected into the state health care system because health is in an absolute crisis in this country, says Mandi Smallhorne. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Hydration is vital all year round Momentum Health: an industry leader in healthcare Live healthier Up for grabs » Raw pet food a risky choice New finding on pet food scare Why do wet dogs stink? Win food for your pet Stand a chance of winning a lazy bed and new Hill’s Ideal Balance dog food! Cure your cough » Diagnosing a chronic cough The most abused over-the-counter drug in SA Five of the weirdest things to cause a cough Why are you coughing? A cough can be a symptom of a wide variety of different health conditions, ranging from a foreign body to infective diseases and even cancer.