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Thursday, 22 November 2018 14:09

Championing breastfeeding support in the workplace

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This morning, the South African Civil Society for Women’s Adolescents’ and Children’s Health (SACSoWACH) hosted a roundtable discussion to encourage better implementation of the Code of Good Practice for breastfeeding in the workplace, in an effort  to create enabling environments for breastfeeding in the workplace. The event comes after a…
Gauteng, South Africa – On Thursday, 15 November Forever Resorts South Africa hosted their annual Charity Golf Day, this year in aid of the Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss in SA at Blue Valley Golf and Country Estate.    The Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for…
South Africans are feeling financially squeezed as the cost of living skyrockets while income levels remain constrained.  For most, scaling back has become a matter of survival and the cost of private healthcare has not escaped scrutiny. Many households are considering cheaper benefit options with medical aid increases announced for 2019 averaging…
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 09:01

Mind the Gap

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Above inflationary Medical Aid hikes and spiralling living costs force consumers to buy down on healthcare Consumers continue to take serious financial strain related to funding their health needs.  With healthcare costs growing at levels well-beyond inflation, the man on the street is left with little to no choice but…
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 09:01

Mind the Gap

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Above inflationary Medical Aid hikes and spiralling living costs force consumers to buy down on healthcare Consumers continue to take serious financial strain related to funding their health needs.  With healthcare costs growing at levels well-beyond inflation, the man on the street is left with little to no choice but…
Thursday, 08 November 2018 08:22

HINTS AND TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOU FIGHT DIABETES

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November is national Diabetes Month, a time when attention is focused on diabetes, how it impacts people’s lives and how to lower the risk of getting it.  Diabetes is a long-term condition where a person has high blood glucose (blood sugar) either because the body does not respond properly to…
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 10:32

Astral Pharma announces re-launch of Salusa

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“The legend returns”  Johannesburg, Gauteng, 31 October 2018 - The iconic multivitamin brand, Salusa, is proud to announce its re-launch. It boasts a reformulated product line-up to suit the age you feel and your lifestyle. Salusa® ACTIVE, for adults who live a physically active lifestyle. Salusa® 45 COMPLETE for adults 45 and older and Salusa® 55+ ADVANCED for adults 55…
Dr Flavia Senkubuge, specialist in Public Health Medicine, global public health advocate and has been elected President of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA). Her election is historic in so many ways as she is first black woman and only the third woman in the CMSA’s 64 years…
On Tuesday, 23 October 2018, the South African Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, received the 2018 prestigious Kochon Prize.  He received two prizes:  the first prize was in his individual capacity for his political leadership and role in the global fight against tuberculosis.  The second prize he shared with…
At Dreambody Fitness there is no such thing as the perfect body. At this fitness studio the ideal shape isn’t one that steps out of the magazines, it’s the one that steps into the gym and into a healthier future. With leading fitness guru and trainer, Steve Mululu, at the…
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Creation Wines is proud to be hosting a special Pink Tasting on Saturday 27 October – with the full ticket cost to be donated to the non-profit organization, Reach for Recovery, for their Ditto Project. Launched in 2011, The Ditto Project has provided…
There’s no denying the link between colours and our emotions. We even have an abundance of idioms to show how colour can affect mood. This is because colours send subliminal messages to our brain. In a home for people facing challenges relating to mental ability, where they may be hyper-sensitive…

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