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Heart disease is on the rise and the statistics are alarming. According to the heart and stroke foundations of South Africa, 225 South Africans are killed by Heart disease daily. It seems an obvious thing to say but, if your heart cannot function properly your risk of having heart disease or even a stroke is significantly higher. No heart, no life.
Facts about bullying Bullying can be defined as a need to repeatedly hurt someone verbally or physically. Bullies usually resort to this behaviour as a way to feel powerful or superior to the person they are victimising.
The first thing you should know is that both men and women can suffer from breast cancer. It is the most common cancer diagnosed in white and coloured women in South Africa, and the second most common in black women. Breast cancer can be frightening, but there is good news. Firstly, breast cancer is not always fatal. There has been a substantial in
While most people think obesity starts in childhood, it actually begins a lot earlier. Science now shows that it begins in the womb. If a pregnant woman is obese, the chances of her child being born already overweight is high. An obese or overweight child has a much greater risk of becoming an obese adult. They are more likely to develop diabetes,
By Dr T  Govender  South Africa is a very competitive environment. With a high unemployment rate and limited access to tertiary education, finding a place in a tertiary education facility is difficult. Places are awarded on exam performance. The better the results, the better the opportunity of selection. As a result, exams are a crucial
October 2018: Hospital infection prevention and appropriate antibiotic prescribing is being proactively addressed by the Lenmed Group. Ideally, infections should never be acquired during a hospital admission. Worldwide, healthcare acquired infections remain a major risk to patient safety, a risk which is exacerbated by the increasing number of