Some research suggests that fasting not only has spiritual benefits but physical ones as well.
South Africa's first national study on the incidence of child sexual abuse reports on the extent of crimes committed against local youth.
One in three South African boys have experienced some form of sexual abuse in their lifetime.
Many smokers find quitting impossible, but vaping can reduce tobacco-related harm.
Common cough, flu and pain medicines can be addictive. Codeine addiction is an increasingly well-known problem in South Africa.
The joy of motherhood is killed by a moral and ethical dilemma when doctors advise termination of a pregnancy.
Seemingly safe substances like aspirin could harm your unborn baby.
The right choice of contraceptive is crucial. Science can help you to choose one that's right for you.
Only one out of three married women and sexually active teenage girls on the continent use contraception.
Western anti-immunisation movements have taken root in local communities resulting in some parents refusing to vaccinate their children.
One out of every ten Grade 1 learners in some parts of the province have been born with the consequences of their mothers' drinking during pregnancy.