Here are the unexpected places where germs live

2018-10-19 12:27

Your quest to avoid pathogens might take you down the wrong path. Here's what germaphobes should know.


2018-09-07 12:30

CLEANING brand Dettol has upped the game with their need to spread hygiene awareness.


2018-08-26 08:00

WHILE some people think it’s a filthy thing to do, many think it’s just fine to take a pee while taking a shower.

These sanitary pads are now preemptively 'VAT-free' at Shoprite

2018-08-23 07:39

A commission has recommend there should be no tax on sanitary pads, but Shoprite is already absorbing the current tax in an offer it says will run indefinitely.

What nasty fungi may be lurking inside your makeup bag?

2018-05-10 07:05

You should think twice about what you put on your face. Some of the bacteria and fungi in makeup can have serious health consequences.

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?

Should we be using wet wipes and waterless sanitisers?

2018-02-13 11:00

You’re trying to save water by showering less, but how does that affect your hygiene and health?

How to live in an hygienically clean home

2017-12-21 14:49

Reduce illnesses in your house with these germ-fighting tips.

How being the office germaphobe is making you sick

2017-10-23 07:35

Could being the office germaphobe be making you sick? Contrary to what you’ve been told, it is possible to be too clean.

'Help, I can't stop sweating!'

2017-10-01 09:03

All of us sweat, and if we didn’t we wouldn’t survive long. But for some the very word “sweat” is enough to conjure up bad memories and odours they’d rather forget.


An Indian village's fight to take the 'poo to the loo'

2018-10-02 19:10

Indian farmer Kokila Damor always looked forward to visiting the city hospital, but only so that she could use its toilet.

Do you really have to wash your hands every time you use the bathroom? The definitive answer, according to science

2018-08-27 15:47

But survey after survey (including one in which scientists secretly camped out in bathrooms) have revealed a dirty truth.


2018-08-23 10:00

TEBOGO Phaswane is a man who doesn’t want to get the flu again this year.

What your daily routine should look like, according to science

2018-06-02 21:08

Wondering what to eat for breakfast? What the optimal time for coffee is? How long you need to workout to see results? You're in the right place.

What does it take to keep listeriosis out of restaurants and kitchens?

2018-05-04 12:25

There's never been a more crucial time for wholesalers and restaurants to ensure their premises are properly cleaned and sanitised.

Allergies? You can keep your cat

2018-01-09 10:50

Are you longing for a furry companion, but suffer from allergies? There are ways to manage the symptoms.

Kids’ teeth – from six months to six years

2017-11-01 12:28

Children generally start teething at six months, which is when they should start seeing a dentist. Dr Simon Reeves shares some helpful advice on teaching your young children about oral hygiene.

Oral health basics: what you need to know

2017-10-18 12:00

Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

2017-09-14 14:00

Be mindful of campylobacter infection when coming into contact with the stools of a small puppy.

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