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12 tips for parents to support their matriculant

Matric rates right up there as one of the most stressful times of life. That’s not just for the matriculants enduring the pressures of studying and the anxiety over their performance; it affects their families too.

Teen mums face tough road to parenthood

Every year, thousands of South African girls fall pregnant. Teen mums say that the road to parenthood is lonely and the battle to stay in school is hard won.

Emo teens and the rising suicide rate in SA

An alarming number of South African teens not only harm themselves, they are actively contemplating suicide. One group that's especially at risk is the subgroup known as Emos.

How teens can cope with exam stress

Exam times are never easy. Are you prepared? Are you panicking? Natural health expert Erika Coertzen gives a few tips on coping with the stress.

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Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns

In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide.

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5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse

Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.