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Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Day

February 22, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Almost two months after many people made their New Year resolutions to eat healthier and exercise more, February 22 is the marking of Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Day.

Rehab on the cards for rural addicts

February 21, 2018
Addiction & Rehabilitation   News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – The recent rise in drug abuse amongst youth in Vhembe district, and a lack of facilities to assist those who are addicted and wants to quit is the main cause behind high rates of rapes, robberies and school drop-outs.

Call for more awareness on listeriosis

February 20, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Despite South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak death toll having topped 100 and confirmed cases numbering well over 800, Joburgers appear not to be concerned about taking precautions against infection.

Rural woman gives hope to disabled kids

February 16, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – The death of her disabled child caused was so painful for a Limpopo villager that she has established an aid organisation to help other children in need.

Family ditches muti for epilepsy treatment

February 15, 2018
News   OurHealth  

MPUMALANGA – After a 6-year-old girl suffered numerous seizures and took unnecessary treatment from local sangomas, she has finally been properly diagnosed with epilepsy and is doing well on treatment.

Food insecurity a hard reality to escape

February 14, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – For six children from Mashau village, outside Louis Trichardt, being raised by a single parent who is unemployed means the only decent meals they get are through feeding schemes at school.

Sick mother encourages cervical cancer checks

February 9, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – A late diagnosis of cervical cancer has urged Mpumalanga mother Phumzile Mlombo to urge other women to check regularly for the disease to ensure early diagnosis and a better chance of survival.