Home > Lifestyle > Health and your money > News News All sections in Health and your money » Choosing your Insurance » Disability Insurance » Dread Disease Insurance » FAQs » Gap Insurance » Retirement » Retrenchment » Health and Money News Slash your medical costs If your medical costs are bleeding you dry, you are by no means alone. Healthcare is expensive - here's how to cut those costs. Quiz Are you practical? » Ask CyberShrink » Subscribe General Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » The story of money Does birth order affect how we handle money? Brick-and-mortar casinos vs. internet gambling Many experts believe online wagering is the future of gambling, but the casino industry is increasingly divided on the issue. Charitable spending boosts happiness Charitable spending boosts happiness, especially when the donation builds a social connection, according to research. High debt may have negative health consequences A new study found that high financial debt is associated with higher blood pressure and poorer general and mental health in young adults. Old money gets spent faster If you want to save money, it might be a good idea to ask for new bills when you make a bank withdrawal, a new study suggests. The psychology of the recession Despite the pressures, financial and otherwise, that many companies had to endure during the recession, it also had the effect of catalysing a number of good behavioural spin-offs. If a fat tax is coming, here's how to make it efficient A 'sin tax' applied to sweetened goods on store shelves is not the most efficient, effective method of lowering kilojoule-intake from sweet food, according to new research. “ Latest comment on Health24 Clinton Dean Jackson says... Sigh another nay sayer, ok yes you are correct in that climate change is a natural process that has happened in the past, BUT, anthropogenic interactions are accelerating this... Global warming could push malaria to higher areas ” Cash concerns can stress you out It's time for cash-strapped South Africans to become more financially disciplined, helping them to avoid dangerous stress levels. Heart disease tops list of insurance claims by men and women South African men and women are leading increasingly unhealthy, sedentary lifestyles and our hearts are paying the ultimate price. Elder financial abuse season Older adults need to know the warning signals of financial abuse and exploitation, how to prevent it, and what to do if it does occur. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Down hill? » Argus Cycle Tour Celebrities who masturbate Can't get it up? Erectile dysfunction and the cyclist Does cycling cause erectile dysfunction? Some urologists seem to think so. Fitness fuel » Banned substances Sport and nutrition Exercise myths busted Are there any 'safe' sports supplements? Sportsmen and -women need to be super vigilant when they take any medication or supplement. Just one wrong step can ruin a promising career, DietDoc warns.