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Are you touch-deprived?

Of the five basic senses, touch is the most neglected one. Sadly, touch is also the one sense essential to life.

Sick leave myths busted

Unsure whether to bring a sick note after two or three days of taking off ill, or are you simply unsure of what it means to be sick after the weekend? Here are the facts.

The corporal punishment debate continues

There have been reports that the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town, has called for a ban on corporal punishment in a submission to the Department of Social Development.

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Deon Louw says...

And the minister wants NHI to work, maybe in 50 years. Is there a hand-washing crisis in SA state hospitals?
Scientology exposed

The documentary Going Clear exposes the Church of Scientology, the mind of its creator and the Hollywood celebrities who follow its teachings in this expose based on author Lawrence's Wright's book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief.

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