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Will you be in better health next month?

Every month should be diabetes and blood pressure "month" - find out the symptoms and think about being screened or tested. 1. DIABETES The WHO (World Health Organisation) estimates that diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in 2016. While the cause of Type 1 Diabetes is not currently known nor preventable, the majority [...]

By |2019-04-02T10:00:31+02:00April 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

The facts, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) which affects the lungs. TB is spread from person to person through the air. When people with lung TB cough, sneeze or spit, the TB germs are propelled into the air and people inhaling it can become infected. Key facts TB is one of the top 10 [...]

By |2019-03-01T11:39:19+02:00March 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Beat the trend in 2019

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa, 80% of heart diseases and strokes that happen before the age of 70 years can be prevented by living a healthy lifestyle and treating conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Given the fact that the lifestyles of South Africans are steadily [...]

By |2019-01-31T10:51:53+02:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Keep it delicious and nutritious

Let's make 2019 the year of healthy eating! According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, South Africa was recently listed as one of the countries projected to have the highest number of children with obesity by 2025. A key contributing factor is the ease of access to unhealthy foods compared to the healthier options. If [...]

By |2019-01-31T09:33:08+02:00December 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

SunSmart Truths vs Myths About Sun Protection

South Africa has one of the highest monitored ultra violet levels globally, resulting in the country’s population having one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world. This is according to the Cancer Association of South Africa, CANSA. The 2013 National Cancer Registry recorded the diagnosis of 23 704 incidents of skin cancer (13 [...]

By |2018-12-04T11:13:16+02:00December 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Pretoria-Noord se eie Link Minnaars Apteek raak ‘n hupse 80

In November 1938, het Mnr Davis en Fanie Minnaar reggestaan vir besigheid. Die apteek sou ‘n steunpilaar in die gemeenskap met ‘n gesonde reputasie word. Eienaarskap het oor die jare verander, maar beide klante en personeel kom reeds ‘n lang pad saam. Otto Tamson was hierna eienaar, gevolg deur Cyril Gordon en Ruben Rudolph. [...]

By |2018-11-20T10:05:36+02:00November 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

The highs and lows of Diabetes

World Diabetes Day takes place on 14 November to raise awareness of the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. ₁ According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke and lower limb amputation. What is diabetes? The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) defines diabetes as a [...]

By |2018-11-02T09:08:58+02:00October 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Set your Sights on Healthy Eyes

How valuable is your sight to you? What would you do if one day you lost your sight, or your vision became blurred, and there was something you could have done to prevent this from happening? The South African National Council for the Blind says the prevalence of sight disability in South Africa is the [...]

By |2018-10-01T11:02:36+02:00October 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

South African tourism – a treasure trove of sights and adventures

Tourism Month is celebrated in South Africa each year in September with the intention of encouraging South Africans to explore their own country. The annual event is co-ordinated to line up with World Tourism Day on 27 September. Generally, when one thinks of travel, an international destination is the first place that comes to mind [...]

By |2018-09-20T09:34:07+02:00September 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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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.