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Rape Crisis decries 4-year-old's rape ordeal

Denying swift medical treatment for rape victims is dangerous, Rape Crisis tells Health24 as Paarl hospital faces shocking allegations of turning away a 4-year-old child that was assaulted.

Alcohol the most dangerous drug for kids

Parents spend a lot of time worrying about substance abuse, but a new report highlights the fact that the most commonly abused and dangerous drug for children is alcohol.

Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work

Most women do not receive adequate maternity protection and returning to work is often a barrier to breastfeeding. But, according to the law, this should not be the case as working moms in South Africa are entitled to breaks for breastfeeding.

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The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts

The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide.

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Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet

Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.