ARTICLES RELATING TO DEATH

The Pistorians – when love is blind

2014-10-24 05:00

CyberShrink explores why ordinary women (and sometimes even men) fall in love with people on trial or convicted of nasty crimes.

Where there’s a will

2014-10-20 14:29

Where there’s a will

8 weirdest deaths in history

2014-10-16 09:58

Nobody avoids death, but some people do it with style, or not.

"How I helped my friend to die"

2014-10-14 09:12

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Dr. Anrich Burger to willingly end his life.

Alcohol, not Ebola, possible cause of Briton's death in Macedonia

2014-10-13 12:53

Severe alcohol poisoning could have mimicked some of the symptoms of Ebola, prompting concerns of an outbreak in the country.

Euthanasia: should you be allowed to die?

2014-10-06 17:30

The right to die has been thrust back into the spotlight recently, Cybershrink describes first-hand the tragedy associated with this question.

SA doctor banned for euthanasia of his father

2014-09-30 14:55

Convicted of murdering his own father, the case of Dr. Alby Hartmann is one of the most important in South Africa's struggle around euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Nascar: No charges against Stewart

2014-09-25 13:29

Nascar driver Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of Kevin Ward Jnr, reports a US grand jury. However, he's not in the clear yet...

What happens when you die?

2014-09-08 10:02

If you want a picture of death in South Africa, you need look no further than the Salt River Forensic Pathology Laboratory in Cape Town.

WHO concerned about global suicide rate

2014-09-05 14:18

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for more to be done to reduce access to common means of suicide.

Goodbye, beloved furball

2014-09-05 11:32

Parents sometimes have to help kids say goodbye to their beloved pets.

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These famous faces shared their sadness with personal pictures of the late comedienne who died at the age of 81.

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Losing a loved one abroad

2014-08-25 10:10

The death of a spouse or close friend in a foreign destination carries a special kind of pain, but it is possible to work through the loss.

How much fruit and veg is actually enough?

2014-08-19 13:10

The more fruits and veggies you eat, the lower your chances of developing heart problems or dying early.

Stewart to skip Michigan race

2014-08-15 09:46

Nascar veteran Tony Stewart, still reeling from the horror crash in New York earlier in August, will not participate in the upcoming Nascar Sprint Cup Series events at the Michigan International Speedway.

Stewart awaits probe into accident

2014-08-12 07:54

Nascar veteran Tony Stewart is grieving over the crash in which he ran down and killed fellow driver, Kevin Warn Jnr, on August 9 in New York.

Fruit and veg – how much is enough?

2014-08-08 13:19

The more fruits and veggies you eat, the lower your chances of developing heart problems or dying early.

Drugs that increase 'good' cholesterol may not cut deaths

2014-07-29 11:48

Statins that lower 'bad' LDL have been found to be effective at reducing deaths. However, drugs that increase 'good' HDL don't appear to have the same effect.

Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

2014-07-21 11:40

A recent murder case may be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, according to experts.

What happens when you die?

2014-06-06 12:28

If you want a picture of death in South Africa, you need look no further than the Salt River Forensic Pathology Laboratory in Cape Town.

Dignity therapy - making sense of dying

2014-04-29 12:50

"Dignity therapy" is changing the way how people facing death are able to derive meaning from their life and regain a sense of self.

Guilt over child’s death

2014-04-04 11:00

One of the toughest jobs for a parent whose child dies is to face the guilt.

I will never get over my father’s death

2014-03-19 15:36

Does the pain of the death of a loved one ever really go away? It's been two years, but it's still a daily struggle.

Doctor declares miscarriage without examination

2014-02-24 15:13

The Sowetan reports that a woman whose baby died during birth two weeks ago is seeking legal advice. She claims a doctor told her she miscarried without examining her.

 

The Pistorians – when love is blind

2014-10-23 15:10

CyberShrink explores why ordinary women (and sometimes even men) fall in love with people on trial or convicted of nasty crimes.

'How I helped my friend to die'

2014-10-16 12:52

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Health24's Cyberdoc, Dr. Anrich Burger, to willingly end his life.

'How I helped my friend to die'

2014-10-15 17:00

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Dr. Anrich Burger to willingly end his life.

'How I helped my friend to die'

2014-10-13 16:33

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Dr. Anrich Burger to willingly end his life.

Euthanasia: should you be allowed to die?

2014-10-07 17:00

The right to die has been thrust back into the spotlight recently, Cybershrink describes first-hand the tragedy associated with this question.

Euthanasia: should you be allowed to die?

2014-10-06 11:06

The right to die has been thrust back into the spotlight recently, Cybershrink describes first-hand the tragedy associated with this question.

Should you be allowed to die?

2014-09-30 13:10

The right to die has been thrust back into the spotlight recently, Cybershrink describes first-hand the tragedy associated with this question.

Body parts up for adoption

2014-09-18 12:22

"Adopting" a poisoned liver or an amputated leg may seem macabre, but it's an innovative way to fund essential medical education.

Goodbye, beloved furball

2014-09-08 08:19

Parents sometimes have to help kids say goodbye to their beloved pets.

When parents 'kill' the family pet

2014-09-05 11:35

Parents sometimes have to help kids say goodbye to their beloved pets.

Joan Rivers wanted her funeral to be glitz and glam all the way!

2014-09-05 10:42

The sharp-tongued comedienne has passed away at the age of 81. She was fabulous in life, so, in true Joan Rivers style she wanted to be fabulous in death.

Veteran driver killed in vintage cars crash

2014-09-02 08:30

A tragic incident during a race of pre-Second World War cars on August 30 2014 caused the first death in a vintage car racing series in its 32-year history .

Depression and suicide – situation in SA

2014-08-21 09:10

Depression involves pain, sadness and hopelessness, and when aggravated by stress or alcohol or drug abuse the risk of suicide increases greatly.

Depression and suicide – situation in SA

2014-08-18 15:58

Depression involves pain, sadness and hopelessness, and when aggravated by stress or alcohol or drug abuse the risk of suicide increases greatly.

Killed driver's dad lashes out at Stewart

2014-08-14 08:28

Kevin Ward Snr, the father of the driver Tony Stewart killed on August 9, has blamed the Nascar legend for the tragic death of his son.

Stewart crash: Criminal charges not ruled out

2014-08-11 11:18

Former Nascar driver Tony Stewart is being investigated after he has hit and killed fellow racer Kevin Ward Jnr.

Dangerous games kids play

2014-08-07 14:29

The choking game is a popular game among children – who are not aware of the sometimes fatal consequences.

Early loss of a parent could shorten your lifespan

2014-07-24 10:15

Researchers found premature death to be 50 percent higher in adults who had lost a parent in childhood.

Too much TV linked to early death

2014-07-18 15:59

Adults who watch three or more hours of TV per day may double their risk of early death, compared to those who watch less.

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-06-04 13:44

With so much focus on second-hand smoke we have, for the large part, overlooked the dangers of third-hand smoke... until now.

Poor physical shape in middle age tied to earlier death

2014-05-09 14:39

Being in poor shape in middle age hurts more than just one's physique. It is also tied to earlier death, a recent study found.

Guilt over child’s death

2014-04-15 13:00

One of the toughest jobs for a parent whose child dies is to face the guilt.

I will never get over my father’s death

2014-03-20 12:30

Does the pain of the death of a loved one ever really go away? It's been two years, but it's still a daily struggle.

The choking game could be your child's last game – ever

2014-02-24 16:18

The choking game is a popular game among children – who are not aware of the sometimes fatal consequences.

Girl (15) shot dead after car 'prank'

2014-02-20 08:17

A girl was shot dead when a weekend prank went horribly wrong and a man opened fire on a car full of teenagers. The shooter says he fired his handgun "to scare them'.

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