Updated 16 July 2015

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Warning for mothers against at-home enemas

A doctor has called on mothers should not administer homemade, soap-based enemas after a Pretoria infant risked dehydration following an attempt to rid her of tapeworms.

Three reasons why wool is good for your health

Wool isn't only known as a good material for linens and clothes, it has health benefits too...

Childhood abuse increases suicide risk

Drug users with a history of severe childhood abuse may have an increased risk for suicide, a new study says.


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