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Gym-free journey to fitness

January 3, 2017
News   Obesity   OurHealth   Women's Health  

Obesity in South Africa is increasing by 70% in women and 40% in men – and we need to do something about it. This is according to the Department of Health, which reported the statistics on World Obesity Day this year.

Woman battles bedwetting nightmare

December 29, 2016
Diseases and Disorders   News   OurHealth  

*Thembelihle Mkhize (not her real) is 28-years old – and every night she wets her bed.

Eating soil has become an addiction for many African women

WHILE eating soil has become an addiction for many African women in KwaZulu Natal, and other provinces around South Africa – it is a health issue triggered by iron and mineral deficiencies and can be treated.

KZN teenager pushes for organ donor awareness as he waits years for a heart and lung transplant.

September 13, 2016
Emergency Medical Services   News   OurHealth  

A Durban teenager, who has been waiting for years for the transplant surgery he desperately needs to live a normal, healthy life, is pinning his hopes on organ donor awareness campaigns.