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 Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

    Men, the HIV prevention pill just got easier. Get the '2-1-1' on what to know
    Men, the HIV prevention pill just got easier. Get the '2-1-1' on what to know
    Gay men can now confidently take the HIV prevention pill before and for two days after sex — instead of daily doses — without compromising their protection against the virus, Anova senior clinical specialist Kevin Rebe says. ...
    A changing birth: What’s behind SA’s skyrocketing c-section rates?
    A changing birth: What’s behind SA’s skyrocketing c-section rates?
    For decades, caesarean sections were a last resort for mothers and babies in distress. If you had access to this kind of procedure, you could count...
    2018: The best, the worst and the weird
    2018: The best, the worst and the weird
    Life, death, politics and protest — healthcare in South Africa saw what was arguably its most volatile year in more than a decade in...
    'Boys club' culture at UNAids allowed for sexual harassment and bullying - report
    'Boys club' culture at UNAids allowed for sexual harassment and bullying - report
    An independent body has found “overwhelming evidence” that organisational culture at the United Nations’s HIV body, UNAids, allowed for...
    How many of these iconic protest posters can you recognise?
    How many of these iconic protest posters can you recognise?
    Ten people, three banners, one folding table and just a handful of petitions — the fight to save the lives of millions of HIV-positive people...
    Thousands of babies die each year in SA. This could help save them.
    Thousands of babies die each year in SA. This could help save them.
    What started as a typical Wednesday in January for Nadine Munsamy quickly turned into her worst nightmare.
    The National Health Insurance: Who's in, who's out and how much will it cost
    The National Health Insurance: Who's in, who's out and how much will it cost
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    Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
    Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
    We all know that drinking puts us at risk of more than just some serious hangovers.
    Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs
    Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs
    Graveyard cough, white plague, consumption. A killer by any name, TB has stalked the human race for aeons, lurking in crowded tenements or...
    'I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection'
    'I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection'
    "I had a colleague who went and obtained an illegal abortion. I was...
    SA experimental TB vaccine is the first in almost a century to slash new TB cases
    SA experimental TB vaccine is the first in almost a century to slash new TB cases
    It's finally here. After months of negotiations, at least one international spat and what we are sure are countless of track changes later...