Home > Medical schemes > General info General info All sections in Medical Schemes » About Medical Schemes » General Info » Choosing a Medical Scheme » Dictionary of Terms » FAQs » Medical Scheme News » PMB and Chronic Disease » Momentum Health » Fedhealth Man who spent 12 years in a coma heard everything people said around him At age 12 Martin Pistorius lost his voice and within 18 months he was mute and wheelchair-bound. Doctors were mystified and his parents were told he had less than two years to live. Little did they know that he could hear everything they said. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery 20 claims medical schemes don’t have to pay for You may be lucky and have a medical aid scheme that covers just about anything. If you do, let the rest of us know, so we can join it too! Your scheme and breast cancer – 10 questions to ask If you get breast cancer, how much will your medical scheme pay for your treatment? How to save for medical emergencies Healthcare can be very, very expensive. Tailoring your finances to account for the unexpected costs of looking after yourself can be a very good idea, here's how to do it right. What you absolutely must know about your medical savings account Many medical scheme members have difficulty understanding just how the medical savings account (MSA) works. Here's some help. 20 quick facts on medical schemes in SA Many medical scheme members are baffled by scheme rules and regulations. Here are 20 quick facts on medical schemes in South Africa which might answer some of your questions. Schemes: the good, the bad, and the ugly Last week we asked our users to write to us about their experiences with their medical schemes. As can be expected, what we got was the good, the bad and the ugly. “ Latest comment on Health24 NoeNoe says... Wanking is much safer! Are those skinnies irritating your vagina? ” How to make your savings account stretch By managing your medical savings portion carefully, you could save thousands of rands a year, says an expert. Check out his other tips below. 25 chronic conditions your scheme must cover All medical schemes have to cover their members for the diagnosis, treatment and care of these 25 chronic illnesses. Your GP can save you money People often go straight to a specialist, but visiting your GP first can save you money and provide you with the same health outcomes. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.