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How to choose a medical aid plan
How to choose a medical aid plan
It’s that time of year again. Many major medical schemes have opened up brief, annual window periods in which members can change their plans....
GP upskilling to manage healthcare costs
GP upskilling to manage healthcare costs
The up-skilling of general practitioners (GPs) will assist in controlling healthcare costs and improve the quality of care provided to patients,...
Healing takes more than just medicine
Healing takes more than just medicine
Healthcare has always been and always will be a highly emotive matter. Dealing with the sick takes empathy, sensitivity, tact, understanding and...
Trimming the shape of obese SA
Trimming the shape of obese SA
South Africa is a nation of fatties and we are eating ourselves to death, according to Mike Macamo, the Bonitas Medical Fund acting general manager...
Good health makes for good holidays
Good health makes for good holidays
With the holiday season on us, the last thing you need is to have your break marred by illness or injury. So here are a few tips to help you to...
Dental cavities: the hole truth
Dental cavities: the hole truth
As any dentist will tell you, tooth decay is the most common health disorder in humans. In South Africa, those most at risk are children and young...
Seeing red serves as a warning
Seeing red serves as a warning
You look in the mirror one morning and staring back at you is an eye that has turned blood red. Sight is so precious to us that, understandably,...
Recovering after a stroke
Recovering after a stroke
Of the 240 South Africans who will have a stroke today, 60 will die. For the remaining 180 people, the extent of their recovery will vary greatly....
Stroke is country's third-biggest killer
Stroke is country's third-biggest killer
Cassie was standing in the kitchen chatting to her oldest friend while enjoying a pre-dinner glass of wine when it hit her. It wasn't anything...
Periodontal disease can be prevented
Periodontal disease can be prevented
Bad breath. A constant bad, metallic taste in the mouth. Bleeding gums when you brush your teeth. Sensitive gums and teeth. Loose teeth. Add them...
How to avoid a visit from the tooth carie
How to avoid a visit from the tooth carie
Many years ago one of our global toothpaste behemoths ran a TV advertisement which had a cute eight year old bouncing out of the dentist's chair,...
Going the distance can be going too far
Going the distance can be going too far
When Pheidippides ran the 40-odd kilometres to report the Greek victory over the Persians to the people of Athens after the battle of Marathon,...

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