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Virgin blood donors

We rely on teenage donors to keep our blood banks full. But with kids involved in exams and school holidays, SA faces a dire blood shortage. Why aren’t the grownups giving?

12 social disasters

If you can avoid the 12 things below, chances are high that you will not spend weekend after weekend watching TV alone in your flat.

The real killer of our time

Quick: what causes heart disease, diabetes and cancer? To everyone who said smoking, a poor diet, no exercise, genes: you’re not wrong. But inflammation may be the real culprit.

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Friends are key to healthy habits

Interested in adopting healthier habits? You have a better chance of success if you find a friend with similar traits to share the experience, a study suggests.

10 resolutions you can actually keep

New Year's resolutions usually result in one thing: guilt. By 4 January. Maybe you're setting the bar too high? Check out these ones you might actually be able to stick to.

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