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12 tips for parents to support their matriculant

Matric rates right up there as one of the most stressful times of life. That’s not just for the matriculants enduring the pressures of studying and the anxiety over their performance; it affects their families too.

How teens can cope with exam stress

Exam times are never easy. Are you prepared? Are you panicking? Natural health expert Erika Coertzen gives a few tips on coping with the stress.

Teen mums face tough road to parenthood

Every year, thousands of South African girls fall pregnant. Teen mums say that the road to parenthood is lonely and the battle to stay in school is hard won.

Emo teens and the rising suicide rate in SA

An alarming number of South African teens not only harm themselves, they are actively contemplating suicide. One group that's especially at risk is the subgroup known as Emos.

Teen pregnancy prevention

Some pregnancy-prevention programs are 'tops' in their field. It's amazing how little such programmes deals with sex.

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The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts

The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide.

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Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet

Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.