Gift your family with a First Aid Kit

Whether you're staying at home, having guests over or travelling these holidays, Link has a first aid kit just for you. Contents of the Link Domestic First Aid Kit includes: Various first aid dressing items Waterproof, Triangular and soft & cohesive adhesive bandages Waterproof and fabric plasters Sterile gauze swabs Surgical gloves Eye shields, drops [...]

By |2019-12-05T09:48:27+02:00December 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The ABCDE warning signs of Skin Cancer

SunSmart Skin Cancer Awareness Month According to WHO (World Health Organisation), as the ozone levels are depleted, the atmosphere loses more of its protective filter function and more of solar UV radiation reaches the earth's surface. It is estimated that a 10 percent decrease in ozone levels can result in an additional 300 000 non-melanoma [...]

By |2019-12-05T09:53:49+02:00November 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Pharmacy Show 2019 and Link

Link’s Platinum Sponsorship presence at the TPS 2019 was such a great success! To our MD, Vikash Singh, and his Executive team, UPD representatives, Link Advisory Committee members, key supplier partners and most of all, our Link pharmacy owners, thank you! Much like the Springboks did in Japan, it was a team effort which [...]

By |2019-11-18T11:54:28+02:00November 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Diabetes Awareness

Type 2 Diabetes affects adolescents and children too. Type 2 Diabetes is more commonly associated with adults but according to the IDF (International Diabetes Federation), it is becoming increasingly prevalent amongst children and adolescents, fuelled largely by obesity. The Mayo Clinic, a worldwide non-profit organisation committed to healthcare research and education, warns that it is [...]

By |2019-12-05T16:45:58+02:00November 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Early detection for women and men. According to an article in support of Breast Cancer Awareness, the SA Government says that breast cancer among South African women is increasing. They go on to say that early detection can lead to effective treatment and a positive prognosis. They urge women to regularly self-examine their breasts and [...]

By |2019-12-06T07:41:12+02:00October 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Hay fever and Spring time

What is hay fever? What causes it? Swiss herbal company A Vogel say that broadly, hay fever is caused by the immune system reacting to pollen from flowers, trees and grasses. Hay fever season is often regarded as a spring and early summer problem but many South African sufferers can experience the allergy year-round with [...]

By |2019-12-05T15:01:25+02:00September 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Heart Awareness Month

Care for your heart every day. Information provided by The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa provides some motivation to reduce the risk of CVD (cardiovascular disease) when one considers that: After HIV/AIDS, heart disease and strokes are South Africa's biggest killers. Every hour in South Africa, 5 people suffer heart attacks and 10 people [...]

By |2019-12-06T07:41:47+02:00August 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Women’s Health Awareness Month

Make check-ups an immovable date. Whether you're a mom who puts her children first or running hard in a career (often, both), make a decision to put your health on your calendar. Listen to your body's signals and don't miss out on your check-ups. Further, tailor your check-ups to reflect who you are. Plan your [...]

By |2019-12-06T07:42:33+02:00August 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Men’s Health Month – June 2019. Give him a nudge.

Give him a nudge. Men must take more responsibility for their health. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that, compared to women, men go less frequently to the doctor and report unmet health-care needs less. On top of this, men demonstrate unhealthier smoking practices, unhealthier dietary patterns, higher alcohol consumption levels and a higher rate [...]

By |2019-12-06T07:43:57+02:00May 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.