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 » Health and Money News » Medical Schemes » Retirement » Retrenchment 2015 Budget lacklustre on the health front Healthcare got a rather cursory and perhaps disappointing mention in Wednesday’s Budget speech that looked very like a reiteration of what’s gone before - especially when it came to National Health Insurance. Quiz Are you practical? » Ask CyberShrink » Subscribe General Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » For love or the money, what really rules our hearts? The story of money SA cutting down on travel and socialising this Xmas According to a survey, South Africans will be spending more on food and less on travel and socialising this festive season. Flat broke, but feel for a party? It happens to everyone, not just you. There you are, just dying to go out, but it's that time of the month - you've messed up your budget and you're flat broke. So what now? Gambling – more losers than winners Fancy betting on the horses this November? Have fun, but be warned – the majority of punters lose money, and there will always be more losers than winners. Disabled kids less likely to go to school Severely disabled children are less likely to get an education, according to recent statistics. “ Latest comment on Health24 Alexander Dowding says... Certain strains of dagga are very effective for the treatment of pain (and a lot easier and cheaper for the average person to get hold of than drugs mimicking spider venom),... Spider venom may hold key to new painkillers ” The unseen costs of medical malpractice We all know lawsuits can be both costly and time-consuming for all parties involved. Here are some facts about medical malpractice lawsuits, and the new software that might save the day. Beware of medical insurance scams The Minister of Health has said that most medical insurance schemes encourage collusion between patients and doctors, unnecessarily extending hospital stays in order to cash in. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? Independent studies have proved once again that EPO significantly improves symptoms of atopic eczema JJ & Associates offers gents' health– the first medical practice of its kind Live healthier Safety first » Those training for Cycle Tour at risk of flu How to cycle Support the Cycle Tour in style Safety tips for cyclists The Cape Town Cycle Tour is upon us. Here are some tips on how to stay safe. Hit the road » Advice for the long runner Hill training: how to do it Why running is good for you What to wear when you run You do not need a gym membership to run. All you need is the correct clothing and you're ready to reap the benefits.