Alcohol abuse breeds apathy and joblessness, and fuels abuse in an ever more vicious cycle.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
The Rural Health Advocacy Project says the budget was "disappointing" as it does not make provision for improvements in healthcare service delivery.
For added excitement and endurance on Valentine's Day, maybe skip the sex drugs.
There are many off the shelf products, but little is known about them – and their effects.
If the new Dr Harry Surtie Hospital has all the latest tech, why are patients complaining?
Poor management at Bara hospital left doctors with no choice but to operate on a patient using only the light from cellphones and iPads, says Sama.
Women in South Africa are waking up to the dangers posed by fetal alcohol syndrome.
Patient Jasper Hoon is critical about the low maximum sanction the council can administer on doctors who provide insufficient care.
Bhekisisa looks back at, and follows up on, some of the most popular and impactful stories of 2013.