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Virginity testing in South Africa should be banned

Legally, virginity testing can be carried out on boys and girls between the ages of 16-18 years. But is the practice a relevant part of African cultural heritage, or a discriminatory infringement of human rights? A new article in the South African Journal of Philosophy explores answers to this question.

Your 'bacteria types' are as individual as you are

There is a wide variation in the types of bacteria that healthy people have in their digestive tracts and elsewhere, suggesting that beneficial communities of microbes come in many different forms.

More surgery for Angelina Jolie

After her double mastectomy in 2013 Angelina Jolie has suggested that she will possibly undergo another surgical procedure.

13 danger zones in your life

Danger could be lurking while you're in these places, or doing these things. Watch out and be alert so you don't get hurt.

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Obviously one needs to do all things in moderation...no1 said go eat a bucket of dairy Think people! Tim Noakes backtracks on dairy
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