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Monday, December 18, 2017
Home Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Food and Exercise journal helps keep off those unwanted kilos

Losing weight seems an insurmountable obstacle for many people. "And those who do clear this hurdle are immediately faced with another: Keeping off lost...

Obesity in South Africa

Hey Boot Campers I’ve noticed something over the past number of years, and I feel compelled to mention it here as it is such a worrying factor...

Baakens Food Truck Friday accelerates into the New Year

The third edition of Baakens Food Truck Friday takes to the streets on 20 January 2017. Situated in Lower Valley Road, Baakens Valley, the...

Ground-breaking SA discovery could be useful to produce Aids vaccine

A ground-breaking discovery by South African scientists, which provides an important new approach that could prove useful in making an Aids vaccine, has been...

Artificial hearts are changing the face of transplantation medicine

Artificial cardiac device implantation is increasingly replacing donor heart transplantation in South Africa and around the world, and is likely to totally replace it...

Wheelchair Wednesday opens Mr South Africa’s eyes

If raising awareness about people with disabilities is the driving force behind the SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign, it succeeded beyond dispute with a significant...

Proposed sugar tax: not doom and gloom only

The proposed sugar tax is being hotly contested by industries faced with major changes if the tax is implemented. Most recently, job losses have...

Toxic Indian lake ‘superbug hotspot’

By Zeba Siddiqui HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Centuries ago, Indian princes would bathe in the cool Kazhipally lake in Medak. Now, even the poorest villagers...

2016 Comrades Winner, Charne Bosman shares top training tips

2016 Comrades Winner, Charne Bosman shares top training tips in the build up to The Music Run™ by Old Mutual Signing up to run a...

I had a great holiday and it shows, now what?

The festive season is at an end and, unfortunately, so is our careless bliss regarding what we eat and how much we exercise. Most...

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