Health activist group TAC takes Benny Malakoane and others to court for allegedly giving a dying woman's hospital bed to an ANC official.
Some researchers say e-cigarettes are less toxic than tobacco, but they are certainly addictive.
There is a simple way to combat chronic lifestyle diseases, and that is to eat properly and exercise.
Activists have expressed frustration at the corruption trial of Free State MEC Benny Malakoane being postponed for the fifth time.
Gauteng health department suspends its chief financial officer following allegations of irregularities in departmental procurement processes.
Mothers blame themselves and their children can never give up their antiretrovirals.
The government has banned travel between South Africa and 'high risk' countries to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus to the country.
An Israeli male circumcision product has not been put on hold, says the South African health department.
Hundreds of thousands of obese South Africans stand to trim their excess kilos should a 20% tax on suger-sweetened beverages be instituted.
A health and safety officer working in Liberia - who is on home leave in SA - is in a stable condition, according to a health department statement.
Cerebral palsy does not only affect one person, it alters the lives of the family as well.
An estimated average of 15% of staff are absent on any given day - and only one in three people who do not go to work are actually physically ill.
Healthworker hostility and a lack of information are denying women access to emergency contraception, locking them into an unintended fate.
A health department official has claimed that a third of SA women have a child by 19. The claim is based on data from 1998. Does it hold true?
The Free State health department has cast doubt on the quality of a new drug shortages report.
The pressure group has accused the Free State’s health MEC of being behind the intimidation.
Private healthcare is meant to support public health, but it must be kept in check.
Voluntary male circumcision has made huge strides in reducing the rate of HIV infections.
Exclusive breast-feeding, introduced in line with WHO guidelines, has proven safe for babies if the mother is on antiretroviral treatment.
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