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Department refutes political link to Israeli circumcision product approval

An Israeli male circumcision product has not been put on hold, says the South African health department.

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SA can learn from Brazil's health model

The favelas are served by teams of community workers, who are the doctors' eyes and ears.

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Double stigma leaves gay men with little hope

Stereotyping prevents men who sleep with other men from accessing proper treatment and prevention of HIV infection.

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Desperate search for answers to schizophrenia puzzle

Where traditional beliefs are more real than textbooks, treating illness is a balancing act for sangomas and medical doctors alike.

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Life's precipice puts addiction into perspective

Three drug addicts tell their stories of devastation, desperation and, finally, the long road to recovery.

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