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Better pain relief needed for preemies

Experts say pain relief for newborns and especially preemies is often inadequate, despite evidence that low-tech comforting methods and medication can both be effective.

Weight loss after pregnancy

Many mothers get frantic about losing their figures as pregnancy progresses. Don't panic - help is at hand.

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.

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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.