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10 places where poop shouldn’t be found (but is found)

Did you wash your hands after using the toilet today? We can hear your resounding “yes!” Congratulations! You’re one of the health-conscious 40% men and 60% women who clean their hands after visiting the loo. Your prize is good health.

Exercise is key to health in old age

For elderly men, just a small amount of regular exercise – regardless of intensity – is as beneficial as giving up smoking, researchers said.

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South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks

SEE: How much water do you use per day?

With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up.

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SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths

Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car

Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.