68% of South Africans are holiday-deprived

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Easing depression may boost heart health

People who took antidepressants alone had a 53 percent lower risk of death, heart disease and stroke over three years than those who did not take antidepressants, according to a new study.

1 in 5 SA teens just want to die

South African teens are feeling so hopeless that 1 in 5 has attempted suicide, with hanging being the most frequent method used. Here are the warning signs.

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Michael Simpson has been a senior psychiatric academic, researcher, and Professor in several countries, having worked at London University in the UK; McMaster University in Canada; Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.; and the University of Natal in South Africa.

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