Amy Green is a health reporter at the M&G's health journalism centre, Bhekisisa. After graduating from Rhodes with an honours degree in health journalism, she investigated the abuse of the attention deficit disorder drug, Ritalin. The exposé was published on the e-book website Mampoer Shorts. In 2013, she was one of 10 journalists selected for a year-long investigative HIV reporting fellowship with the International Women's Media Foundation. She has an obsession with all things hip-hop and keeps fit with a daily Ashtanga yoga routine.
Some women find it hard to leave their abusers for economic and emotional reasons and feel 'stuck' in their situation.
A private-public partnership is gaining ground in the fight against the disease in the city's slums.
A Medecins Sans Frontieres project in Cape Town finds that sick people prefer being treated at facilities closer to home rather than in hospitals.
Without good lighting, plants and privacy, the open-plan office can become a threat to the wellbeing of the people working there.
Some of the Free State health workers charged for gathering 'illegally' after a services protest accept a plea bargain, but the rest will soldier on.
Backstreet abortion ‘doctors’ profit from stigma as patients are stripped of their dignity – and lives.
Free State healthcare workers say they are being punished for having dared to defy health MEC Benny Malakoane publicly.
Rekindling the sexual fire of a once passionate marriage has sparked a deeper emotional link.
Women who lose weight after surgery – as opposed to through exercise and diet – are less likely to be employed because of negative perceptions.
The Aids council’s programme is a "big step in the right direction", but abuse by police still needs to be tackled, says an HIV specialist.