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My name is Michael Nkosi from Pretoria, I'm an activist, researcher and Philanthropist.  Reason for this article is to share information and give tips as to how we can flatten the spread of the Covid-19 in our households while we are waiting for local vaccines and the "broad vaccination". Below…
Only asmall proportion of SA’s population of almost 58 million can afford private medical aid – just 8.3 million lives are members of medical schemes. For those who are fortunate to hold medical scheme membership, annual premium increases are rising at a faster pace than CPI inflation rates, making it increasingly…
Meet Pharmacist Rex Dlamini who lives by a core philosophy - to give back, to do more, and to pay it forward. With almost four decades of experience as a pharmacist Rex Dlamini believes passion and patience are the keys to success. He lives by a core philosophy - to give back, to do more,…
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the non-profit medical service organisation, Operation Smile South Africa (OSSA), this April assisted Worcester Hospital, in the Western Cape, with protective gear such as surgical and N95 masks, as well as the loan of a ventilator. “It is our privilege to be able to support Worcester…
Thursday, 21 May 2020 10:49

Dr G for Goodness Sake

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Affectionately known as Dr G, Matshidiso ‘Tshidi’ Gule (37) is a qualified medical doctor, health advocate, celebrated author and entrepreneur. In 2006, her passion for improving South African’s experiences with local healthcare systems and procedures led her to found the MediSpace Lifestyle Institute; a healthcare solutions facility providing corporates and…
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 03:21

GLAD - Fight the flu with fresh super foods

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How to Store Ginger: Place whole, unpeeled ginger in an unsealed Glad Zip Seal Bag. Loosely close the bag without sealing and place it in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator. Use within 2-3 weeks. How to Freeze Ginger: Wrap whole pieces of unpeeled ginger in Glad Cling Wrap. Place wrapped ginger in a Glad Zip Seal Bag or…
What are Skin Pigmentation Marks? Skin pigmentation marks are a build up of melanocytes (cells containing melanin) under the skin typically referred to as freckles and age spots on the hands, face and body areas. Different types of laser can be used depending on the type of pigmentation. If pigmentation is…
Monday, 18 May 2020 12:00

The Human Brain

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When you look at the human brain, you need to understand that there is a difference between the conscious and the subconscious and one of the concepts about the subconscious is that there is no time in the subconscious, everything is in the present.  So when you have a memory…
As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has partnered with the Gift of the Givers to provide food relief to the South Durban community, distributing 1 000 food hampers to residents impacted by the national lockdown and COVID-19 pandemic.Collection of the pre-packed food parcels…
With Covid-19 infection rates still climbing in South Africa (with 7 572 confirmed cases as of 06/05/2020) our frontline workers are doing all they can to help provide essential services during the pandemic. We can all do our part to help keep their spirits and energy high, and feel valued…
A group of Gauteng-based Engen fuel retailers have again brought much-needed relief to theDiepsloot community, this time delivering food parcels and other essential items to 4 000 families. The deliveries took place on 8 May 2020 and was the third mass distribution of food and basics by the Engen retailers from…
Thursday, 14 May 2020 12:05

Healthy Ways to Prevent Hypertension

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Gert Coetzee, pharmacist and diet pioneer who founded The Diet Everyone Talks About comments on hypertension and the healthy ways in which you can prevent it. Hypertension - also known as high blood pressure - is defined as a short-lived or chronic rise of the blood pressure in the arteries. Hypertension occurs when…

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