Dentists say the reduced rates paid out by medical schemes are putting them out of business.
A new study has found that your kitchen counter is more likely to be contaminated by disease-causing bacteria than the handle of your toilet.
A simple injection could save many lives, but pregnant mothers must be encouraged to undergo checks if there appear to be any problems.
The community healthworker system is in chaos, leaving vulnerable communities at risk.
One in four South African teens have attempted suicide and one in three hospital admissions for suicide involve youth.
Around a fifth of South Africans suffer from a mental disorder - but 75% don't receive the care they need.
Community workers are twiddling their thumbs while the state drags its heels on a new strategy, writes Mia Malan.
The Free State government had them arrested during a protest against their dismissal, now the workers say they will fight the charges in court.
Health activist group TAC takes Benny Malakoane and others to court for allegedly giving a dying woman's hospital bed to an ANC official.
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