Home > Medical schemes > News News Your scheme and breast cancer – 10 questions to ask If you get breast cancer, how much will your medical scheme pay for your treatment? Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery Medical records worth more than credit cards on black market The FBI has warned healthcare providers to better protect themselves against hackers as patients' medical records are worth ten times more than credit card information on the black market. mySOS launches SA's newest emergency app mySOS is the first independent, all-inclusive emergency number, repository and multi-purpose smartphone app for SA. Crowdfunding - Latest aid towards medical procedures With crowdfunding, the new online innovation, you may not need to be wealthy to have the medical treatment you desperately need but can’t afford. Without Medical Gap Cover, members are liable for shortfalls Medical scheme members are often angry and upset when they realise hospitalisation costs are mostly not fully covered by their medical schemes. Gap Cover could be the answer. Use of generics more than doubles in SA Since 2004 there has been a 14% increase year-on-year in the use of generics, and more and more South Africans are using generic medications purely because of the price. Hypnosis for smokers: first scheme pays Every year 44 000 South Africans die from smoking-related diseases. Now the first SA medical scheme is covering hypnosis as a treatment for those who want to quit smoking. “ Latest comment on Health24 Isaiah Maunatlala says... rubbish! How sex was invented ” SA needs organ donors South Africa is experiencing a major shortage in organ donations according to the South African Organ Donor Foundation. Up to 30% of all medicines in Africa are fake The Internet is the perfect channel for counterfeit medicines, an industry that is more profitable than trafficking heroin. And Africa has proven to be the perfect market. Hospitals quote for parking but not procedures An enterprising surgeon in Philadelphia says he could find out how much parking would cost at 20 hospitals, but only a few would give a quote for a procedure. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Vote for 2014 Hill's Pet Slimmer of the Year Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.