Home > Lifestyle > Health and your money Health and your money All sections in Health and your money » Choosing your Insurance » Disability Insurance » Dread Disease Insurance » FAQs » Gap Insurance » Health and Money News » Medical Schemes » Retirement » Retrenchment Cost of medicine in South Africa set to skyrocket The annual consumer price inflation (CPI) was 7% in February 2016, up from 6.2% in January 2016, increasing worries that quality healthcare is slipping further and further out of the reach of most South Africans. Health and your money News Large percentage of ER visits preventable While some medical emergencies do require urgent care, many visits to the ER are for reasons that could have been avoided. More in Health and your money News Doctors fearful of malpractice order unnecessary tests The unseen costs of medical malpractice Cost of medicine in South Africa set to skyrocket 2015 Budget lacklustre on the health front Health and your money Should you have the right to sell your organs for profit? I can sell you my old car at a profit. Why shouldn't I be allowed to do the same with one of my kidneys? It will benefit me, and the recipient. But is it as simple as that? See all Health and your money » Health and your money Get clued up on debt The two types of debt that you may find yourself in are: good debt, and bad debt. See all Health and your money » News 2015 Budget lacklustre on the health front Healthcare got a rather cursory and perhaps disappointing mention in Wednesday’s Budget speech that looked very like a reiteration of what’s gone before - especially when it came to National Health Insurance. See all News » Retirement Beating depression after retirement Many of us equate the word “retirement” with relaxation, holidays and sleeping late. But for some, it can be the start of depression. See all Retirement » Take action Quiz Are you practical? » Ask CyberShrink » Subscribe General Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » For love or the money, what really rules our hearts? The story of money Health and your money Will a sugar tax solve SA's obesity problem? A growing number of consumer bodies and health experts in SA are calling for the introduction of a sugar tax. But will this really help us overcome our sugar-related health woes? See all Health and your money » News Doctors fearful of malpractice order unnecessary tests In a survey, 97 percent of ER physicians said they had patients undergo procedures that weren't medically needed. See all News » Health and your money For love or the money, what really rules our hearts? It's an age old question, for love or money? This infographic from Coupon Cabin examines if what really matters is the size of your wallet and not your heart. See all Health and your money » Multimedia Avoiding money problems in relationships Money is the number one source of conflict. See all Multimedia » advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.