'Tis the season for some sneezing, but is it allergies or a cold?

2019-10-08 07:11

You’re plagued with a sniffle and a throat tickle, but how do you know if it’s mere allergies or something more? Here’s how.

9 ways to beat a cold quicker

2019-08-12 12:40

Cold or flu caught you? Don’t worry, you can quickly beat the sniffles and coughs.

Do you know the difference between a cold and flu?

2019-07-22 14:20

‘Tis the season for sneezing and with coughs heard far and wide you are likely to catch a bug of your own - but can you tell which bug you’ve just caught?

Are South Africans too afraid and stressed to take sick leave?

2019-07-05 07:50

Is there a collective fear of taking time off to rest and recover? Health24 took to the streets to find out.

Hewitt victim: ‘There should be no circumstances that allow him out – old or sick’

2018-10-05 16:12

One of the victims or former tennis player and convicted child rapist Bob Hewitt (78) says it’s absurd that after two years in jail Hewitt has applied to serve the remainder of his sentence – four years – under correctional supervision.

Could your ex be making you physically ill?

2018-05-25 16:07

Can you really become ill from a broken heart, or is it all psychosomatic?

Woman with brittle bones breaks ribs by sneezing

2018-05-11 18:32

As a child she often got cruel comments and stares from others, but she’s fighting back by sharing her story with public talks to raise awareness of her condition.

How to figure out if you have a cold or the flu — and the best way to treat it

2018-02-23 13:55

The symptoms of a cold and the flu can often look the same, but there are some key differences. Allergies are a third variable to consider.

Girl woke up every morning thinking she’s on holiday in France

2017-09-14 14:37

Her brain had been so affected by the surgeries that for a time the young girl couldn’t remember anything after the day of her diagnosis.

Parents are more at risk of getting sick

2016-06-14 11:11

A recent study shows that parents get sick twice as much as childless people.


The 19 most ridiculous excuses people have used to call in sick

2019-08-25 16:31

These strange and outlandish excuses for calling in sick to work may get you the day off, but they'll also raise a few eyebrows.

Can you catch a cold and the flu at the same time?

2019-08-03 07:00

Technically, it's possible. But would your body be able to fight off a double viral infection?

7 ways to stop yourself getting a cold this year

2019-07-11 11:59

They say prevention is better than a cure and we’ve got some sure-fire ways to strengthen your immunity against this cold and flu season.

Terminally ill pooch adopted by new family

2019-04-25 12:17

A terminally ill dog with a huge tumour on its head recently met the family who’ll take care of him during his final days.

Brave gran beats cancer for 11th time after defying the odds

2018-06-01 15:36

A woman who’s beaten cancer 11 times has stunned doctors again after having her leg amputated.

Woman left paralysed after completing half-marathon

2018-05-25 15:23

An American athlete revealed how she was struck down by a terrifying nerve condition that left her paralysed from the waist down.

‘I wanted him to see me at my most beautiful’ - single woman takes wedding pics with ill granddad

2018-03-16 14:34

"Doctors made it clear to me that his body was failing and he has a heart condition."

Know your medical aid options

2017-11-16 19:15

Hospital plans, comprehensive cover, network options…find out what’s the best medical insurance for you.

7 steps for surviving the flu

2017-06-08 11:18

Don’t let the flu get the better of you. Here are seven steps that will get you back on your feet and back to your usual routine in no time.

Mommy can't get sick!

2015-08-19 12:56

Actually, she can...

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