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 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. 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 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. 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. Is your medical scheme rolling in the cash? Ever wondered what your medical scheme does with your monthly contribution, especially if you are a low claimer? “ Latest comment on Health24 John Smith says... You sound bitter - which is odd really - and homophobic. Just accept the facts, there is no case against Shrien Dewani, all the articles you have written on the subject actually... Dewani trial a damp squib ” Disabled kids less likely to go to school Severely disabled children are less likely to get an education, according to recent statistics. How the funds of medical schemes are spent Medical schemes essentially spend their money on two things: healthcare expenditure and administration costs. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Medical bills » GP and money Cut medical bills Medical savings account Medical scheme: what is a self-payment gap? Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.