Vaping is the darling of Instagram

17 minutes ago

A study identified Instagram as the most important social media marketing platform for vaping.

SAHRC visits Tembisa Hospital where 10 babies died

2020-01-27 18:51

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says while it is satisfied with interventions put in place by Tembisa Hospital to prevent any further deaths, it is concerned that it is not appropriately resourced compared to other hospitals in Gauteng.

Many parents not following safe-sleep advice for babies

2020-01-27 16:45

Why are many parents not doing everything they can to make sure their babies can sleep safely?

First clinical studies find coronavirus closely resembles SARS - but there are also important differences

2020-01-27 07:02

Similar to the 2003 SARS outbreak in China, most patients who came down with the Wuhan coronavirus were healthy, without any chronic underlying health issues.

Can social media be good for your health?

2020-01-26 20:45

Analysing millions of health-related tweets, researchers encountered a pervasive online dilemma: misinformation.

Is a midlife crisis a real thing, or is something deeper going on?

2020-01-26 15:45

Experts explain why the common term is a total myth.

6 rising nutrition trends to watch out for this decade

2020-01-26 09:45

Are we finally saying goodbye to fad diets?

6 weight loss strategies that’ll get you closer to your #BodyGoals

2020-01-25 18:45

There's no better time than now...

'Prayer really helped me a lot' - SA man describes leaving Wuhan as coronavirus spreads

2020-01-25 15:18

A South African man working in Wuhan, China, says he was lucky to get a flight out of the city for the Lunar New Year break as the country widens its travel restrictions to halt the coronavirus outbreak.

Does intermittent fasting work? Research doesn't have a definite answer for its long-term effects

2020-01-25 08:37

While intermittent fasting can help some people lose weight, it isn't recommended for everyone. Here's how to know if it's right for you.


Probe Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's appointment of his niece as his chief of staff - DA

47 minutes ago

The DA wants an investigation into Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's appointment of his niece as his chief of staff.

Marie Claire UK suggested women put parsley in their vaginas to induce their periods in a now-deleted article

2020-01-27 17:07

The since-deleted article advised inserting fresh parsley into the vagina because it can soften the cervix. A woman has died from the practice.

The coronavirus has reached Los Angeles, where the fourth person diagnosed in the US just arrived from China

2020-01-27 12:46

The fourth person the US to be diagnosed with coronavirus just arrived in Los Angeles from Wuhan, China, where the virus originated.

Tembisa Hospital still short staffed despite govt promises, says DA after surprise visit

2020-01-26 21:57

The DA in Gauteng says it has learnt that 103 extra staff posts were approved at Tembisa Hospital a year ago, but there were no funds to fill them.

Eating chilli peppers 4 times a week could cut your risk of deadly diseases, even if the rest of your diet is unhealthy

2020-01-26 16:10

In a large Italian study, researchers found that people who regularly ate the peppers were less likely to die from heart attacks and strokes.

No radical changes for WC health as new department head is introduced

2020-01-26 13:25

The Western Cape Department of Health will get a new Head of Department, Dr Keith Cloete by April, but it seems there will be no radical changes to the strategic direction and work of this department.

Some solid advice on New Year's resolutions that might stick

2020-01-26 06:45

There are a few easy steps you can take that will set you on the right track for a healthier 2020.

Real talk: Does pooping affect weight loss?

2020-01-25 15:45

Or am I fooling myself?

Is frozen yoghurt actually healthier than ice cream?

2020-01-25 09:45

What you should know before you go all-out with the chocolate fudge.

WATCH: Weightlifting helps you live longer

2020-01-25 06:45

Can weightlifting prolong life for those who are over 65?

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