Declare state of emergency over listeriosis outbreak, urges EFF

2018-03-22 20:29

The EFF is demanding that President Cyril Ramaphosa declare a state of emergency to deal with the listeriosis outbreak that has claimed more than 180 lives.

I tried the new diet craze that is credited with boosting energy and prolonging life — and I can see why people are obsessed

2018-03-22 14:36

A beginner's guide to intermittent fasting, otherwise known as "IF," "restricted feeding," or just plain fasting.

'They should be in prison' - No closure in Life Esidimeni tragedy until those responsible appear in court, says Maimane

2018-03-21 14:03

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said the families of the 144 people who lost their lives in the Life Esidimeni tragedy will not get full closure until those responsible are hauled before a judge.

KZN health department waiting on listeriosis report

2018-03-19 16:54

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health is waiting for a report which will reveal whether there has been a listeriosis outbreak in the province.

AS IT HAPPENED: Moseneke orders government to pay #LifeEsidimeni claimants in excess of R1m each

2018-03-19 13:00

Retired deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke has ordered that government pay all Life Esidimeni claimants the agreed amounts, with some families awarded over R1m in compensation.

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does to your body

2018-03-17 09:48

A new report finds bottled water drinkers also sip down lots of tiny bits of microplastic. And that's worrying health experts around the world.

Shoprite recalls red viennas after listeria detected

2018-03-16 20:24

The Shoprite Group is recalling a batch of Farmer’s Deli red viennas after being notified of the presence of listeria monocytogenes in an initial testing of a single batch.

Rainbow polony privately cleared of deadly listeria strain – RCL Foods

2018-03-16 16:52

RCL Foods says tests conducted by an independent laboratory in France have confirmed that the company's Wolwehoek plant is clear of the ST6 listeria strain.

RCL says French lab cleared its Wolwehoek factory of listeriosis

2018-03-16 09:43

RCL Foods says tests conducted by an independent laboratory in France show the Free State polony plant of its subsidiary Rainbow is clear of the ST6 listeria strain.


TB 'doesn't care whether you come from a royal family or not' - King Goodwill's son

2018-03-22 15:37

Tuberculosis ambassador and survivor Prince Nhlanganiso Zulu has warned people about the dangers of the disease, saying it "doesn't care whether you come from a royal family or not".

PSA: You can now track your periods using your fitbit

2018-03-22 09:40

We are legit excited about this.

Here’s why your vagina might be ruining your underwear

2018-03-20 09:30

What exactly is that weird white stain in the crotch area?

Green light for Netcare’s R1.3bn Akeso buy

2018-03-19 14:38

The Competition Tribunal, supported by the Competition Commission, has approved the R1.3bn acquisition of Akeso Clinics by private healthcare group Netcare.

Fake Hepatitis B vaccines found at Ugandan health facilities

2018-03-19 11:58

Fake Hepatitis B vaccines found at Ugandan health facilities, sparking corruption concerns

R47m cost of Esidimeni hearings justified, says Gauteng government

2018-03-18 17:14

The R47m cost for the Esidimeni arbitration hearings is justified as part of a process of closure for affected families, the Gauteng government says.

10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

2018-03-17 09:23

Some swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. For St. Patrick's Day, we go through the myths and reality.

WATCH: 'It's frustrating working in Zim hospitals,' doctors say

2018-03-16 19:10

Doctors in Zimbabwe are striking for a second week over pay, working conditions and drug shortages. It's the first major labour dispute since President Mnangagwa took over.

4 fat-melting, body-toning moves all lazy girls will love

2018-03-16 15:53

We'll call it "stealth training"... Even laughing counts!

11 more listeriosis cases recorded as food recall continues

2018-03-15 22:05

Eleven more cases of listeriosis have been reported to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, but the death toll remains at 183.

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