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Comment: Keep teen moms in school

Teen moms shouldn't be stigmatised; they should be encouraged to finish school, writes University of KwaZulu-Natal researcher Samantha Willan.

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Downside of sex 'enhancers'

There are many off the shelf products, but little is known about them – and their effects.

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Is SA ready to turn over a new leaf?

Cannabis may well have beneficial properties, but experts warn that smoking it is still bad for your health.

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The boys who lost their manhood

The loss of their penises has ruined the lives of victims of traditional initiation schools in rural South Africa.

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'I still have sex, even with HIV'

Two young people speak out about life, and love, and the very real risk of rejection. Ina Skosana speaks to Phindile Sithole-Spong and Jamar Rogers.

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Fighting sexual abuse of the mentally disabled

We talk to M&G health editor Mia Malan about a small organisation trying to change the way mentally disabled people are treated in rural Eastern Cape.

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Mothers haunted by hospital hell on M&G Newsroom

Bhekisisa reporter Ina Skosana speaks on M&G Newsroom about the shocking story of the Mpumalanga hospital where mothers go to die.

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Emergency: Help us help patients

Medical staff speak out in a desperate bid to improve conditions at Baragwanath hospital.

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