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The dark side of skin lightening

May 24, 2019

Despite warnings on the dangers of using illegal skin lightening products, women continue to use these creams.

Doctor’s secrets to a healthy and long life

May 21, 2019

This rural doctor is used to writing scripts for medication, but he has now written a manuscript.

Hypertension affects both young and old

May 17, 2019

Today marks World Hypertension Day, Health-e citizen journalists look at people who have managed the condition for years.

Obesity on the rise in rural communities

May 15, 2019

Obesity rates continue to soar but people in rural areas are most at risk, say experts.

New TB drug reduces treatment time

May 14, 2019

A major shot in the arm is set to boost South Africa’s fight against tuberculosis.

Tembisa hospice faces shutdown

May 10, 2019

Arebaokeng hospice in Tembisa has been providing palliative care for the terminally ill and their families for almost 20 years after founder, executive director and registered nurse (RN) Florah Modiba saw the need in her community.

Rural pre schoolers learn when touching is abuse

May 7, 2019

With rampant sexual abuse countrywide, children are often unaware that they are being abused. Armed with a teddy bear, four women from Limpopo are giving these children the chance to speak up about abuse.