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Be a winner and think green this “MO” Vember!

News Desk What is Movember? Throughout November men are encouraged to grow their moustaches to raise awareness and spark conversation for men’s health issues, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. “Movember is an awareness campaign that infuses style (moustache fashion) and social awareness to start conversations on men’s health – mainly prostate cancer. […]

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Travellers urged to take malaria precautions

News Desk The Department of Health has urged communities affected by malaria and travellers to malaria-endemic areas to take the necessary precautions to prevent contracting the disease, and seek treatment when they experience signs and symptoms. The department made the call as South Africa joins the Southern African Development Community in commemorating Southern African Development […]

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South Africa’s first breakfast to combine fibre and probiotic capsules

News Desk FUTURELIFE®, South Africa’s functional food brand has officially launched their new FUTURELIFE® BRAN FLAKES along with HOWARU® Premium Probiotic capsules. Angela Leach, the Head Dietitian for FUTURELIFE® says that the brand was built on a vision to improve the lives of South African families through Smart Nutrition, and the launch of the new […]

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s? Here’s how to prioritise your own mental health.

Caregivers who take care of loved ones who have dementia or a memory disorder are most at risk of developing compassion fatigue or depression. They face the overwhelming emotions that come from watching as their loved ones’ disease progresses every day. The fatigue and exhaustion of round the clock dementia care, coupled with increased isolation during a […]