Many South Africans eat to fight off hunger, not to stay healthy.

More food, more weight gain

The greater availability of food, rather than our sedentary lifestyles, are responsible for our expanding waistlines, says a new...

At the crack of dawn anaesthesiologist, Dr Dirk van Zijl, is getting the operating theater ready for surgery.

While you were sleeping

An anaesthetist is not only responsible for putting you to sleep before surgery – they also have to keep...

TB killed about 14 percent of all young people aged 15 to 34 years who died in 2013, according to the new Stats SA report.

TB, HIV killing country’s youth

Tuberculosis (TB), followed by HIV, remain the leading killers of South African youth, according to Statistics South Africa’s (Stats...

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