Do you have the breast cancer gene?

Nearly 95% of women don’t have the breast cancer gene, but are still at risk of developing breast cancer.

How your medicine is made
Whether we’re popping pills for a headache, the flu or the blues, incorporating supplements into our diet routines or applying ointment to wounds, the South African... read more
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Have you tried #mamming?
It's the latest craze sweeping through social media. Women (and some brave men) posting pictures of themselves mamming. Here's what it is and how to do it.
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10 immune system boosters
It makes sense to boost your immune system as a precautionary measure. Here are ten important things the experts say you should do in order to stay healthy.
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Where's my tampon?
I put a tampon in this morning, and when I went to change it later in the day it was no longer there?
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Only 1 in 20 washes hands properly
Although South African adults are worried about infectious diseases, they still don't wash their hands properly.
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Hay fever: take the sting out of spring
Springtime is hay fever time. Thankfully, common sense and some natural remedies can go a long way to make life a bit more bearable.
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5 steps to blemish-free healthy skin
Thought those embarrassing breakouts would go the same way of teenage angst and strict curfews? As it turns out, adult acne is becoming increasingly common.
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Breast cancer: a single mom's journey to recovery
Diagnosed with a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer, Colleen Arumugam faced her illness head-on. But she couldn’t have done it without her seven-year-old... read more
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TIP: Preventing osteoporosis
It’s World Osteoporosis Day on the 20th October. Here are some tips on how to prevent this disease.
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Osteoporosis a major threat to independence
Urgent action must be taken to safeguard the quality of life of future generations, warn experts.
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21 things good friends do
There are things good friends do that make them have many friends. What are these things? Could you be increasing your circle of friends by changing your behaviour?
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TIP: It's World Stroke Week
It's World Stroke Week, read here to find the symptoms and signs of a stroke.
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A broken heart can actually make you sick
You can blame it on your ex, but what’s really making your heart hurt – and your body ache – is coming from inside.
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Is this the right home for you?
Whether you are renting or buying, choosing the right place to live is not only difficult, but can also play a big role in your future health and well-being.
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Secrets of the world’s healthiest women
We scoured the globe to discover which countries’ health and nutrition habits beat ours. Here’s how women around the world get fit and stay in tip-top shape. BY HOLLY... read more
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The menopause dictionary
What does the word menopause imply? And climacteric? And peri-menopause? Read these quick explanations.
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