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More food, more weight gain

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

While you were sleeping

June 30, 2015
Health Management   News  

An anaesthetist is not only responsible for putting you to sleep before surgery – they also have to keep you alive during and 24-hours after an operation.

Video: ‘I turned into a monster’

To commemorate Youth Month in June, Health-e News is broadcasting a five-part adolescent health series on Morning Live (SABC 2). This insert – the fourth in the series – follows Lebohang Tieho Neko, a youth who has recently managed to overcome his Nyaope addiction.

Slideshow: What’s for dinner?

June 29, 2015
Multimedia   Nutrition   OurHealth  

As food prices continue to climb, we look at how four South African families are coping.

Revenge porn distributors to face the law – SAPS

June 25, 2015
Children's Health   News   OurHealth  

A 32-year-old Free State man who sent a video of himself and his under-age girlfriend having sex to friends and teachers at the girl’s school could be in hot water, says SA Police Service National Spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo.

Standerton Hospital opens wellness clinic

Mpumalanga’s Standerton Hospital opened a new wellness clinic to improve services and shorten wait times this week.

Through the looking glass: ‘I was living an unliveable life’

June 24, 2015
Mental Health  

In the latest installment of her regular mental health blog, Jocelyn Fryer writes about how she lost – and found – her voice after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder.