Home > Lifestyle Lifestyle All sections in Lifestyle » Diet and nutrition » Fitness » Man » Sex » Parenting » Woman » Contraception » Environmental Health » Health and Your Money » Healthy Home » Healthy Workplace » Mental Health » Pet Health » Stop Smoking » Street Drugs » Sun » Teen » Travel Health » Ageing well » Natural » Health tech » All lifestyle sections South African model Thando Hopa revels in her albino skin Petite and born with an inherited depigmentation of her skin from head to toe that can lead to discrimination and even death, Thando Hopa entered the fashion world without the usual vital statistics required of a catwalk model. You can beat procrastination Making concrete plans may be an effective way of fighting procrastination, according to new research. Five foods that could kill you An actor died after eating pufferfish and a girl with a peanut allergy didn't survive the kiss of a boyfriend. Find out which foods you should avoid if you want to stay alive. 4 ways sex may cure the common cold Got the sniffles? A little romp between the sheets might be just the thing. Mystery bankie at cannibas roundtable explainedIs there a place for dagga in medicine?Psychosis is five times more likely for dagga smokers Your doctor could be high, warns professor There should be greater drug monitoring of health practitioners, including pilots, says Professor Solomon Rataemane. The 5 worst foodstuffs you can consume when you’re sick When you’re battling a cold, the last thing you want is to ingest something which will make it worse. These are the things you need to avoid. If you had flu, it most likely was swine flu The National Institute of Communicable Diseases has confirmed to Health24 that in most cases of the flu people were infected with the influenza A H1N1 strain, commonly known as swine flu. Smokers may need more anaesthesia for surgery Turkish researchers found that women who smoked needed 33 percent more anaesthesia during a total abdominal hysterectomy than non-smokers. How to set up your workstation to avoid injury Could your back problems be a result of the way you sit at work? Indeed it can! You will be surprised by how these small changes can prevent injuries. Aquarium offers endangered penguins 'honeymoon suites' The New England Aquarium is enticing the nearly extinct African species to mate. Texting while walking dangerous Almost one in three pedestrians use their cell phones or text while crossing busy streets, which could increase their chances of being hit by a car, a new study says. Exercising during Ramadan Is it safe to exercise during Ramadan? Yes, says Health24’s Fitness Expert Habib Noorbhai. In fact, he says it should remain an important part of daily life. Types of drugs teens useWhy did Hoffman have to die?More young people using heroin 6 weird ways of smuggling drugs There are many other ways of smuggling drugs besides using drug mules. Here are the most popular ones. And some odd ones, too. Smartphone game helping to find cancer curesThe real killer of our timeHappiness affects human genome Why some people don't get fat eating carbs Take two people. They eat exactly the same amount of carbohydrates, and do the same amount of exercise. But why does the one pick up weight and the other not? Sugar: why the bad rap?The obese personalityWhy some people don't get fat eating carbs Why the world is getting fatter and fatter Do you hate your fat and flab? Well, what if you weren't to blame? Find out who the real culprits are. Severe water woes within 2 generationsWater shortageSA on brink of water shortage Free State rejects water shortage claims Democratic Alliance councillor claims that Tweespruit residents have been without waters for days, but FState denies such allegations. 7 ways to be a wonder woman A guide to super-charging your life. Chemists in big push to make chemicals safer Chemists get a bad rap for putting ever more toxins into the environment, but a new wave of scientists are determined to green their approach and ask: what if there were a way to make chemicals safer? Parenting PregnancyChild The health benefits of breastfeeding Breastfeeding has many great health benefits for both baby and mother. Here's why you should be breastfeeding for at least six months or longer. See all Parenting » Ageing Well Anti-ageing tipsSurgical 10 fascinating facts on ageing Here are ten fascinating facts about ageing and the human body. Check how many of them you knew. 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