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Too much of a good thing: SA's epidemic of over-treatment is paying off for hospitals
Too much of a good thing: SA's epidemic of over-treatment is paying off for hospitals
What are your chances of ending up in a hospital? Higher than you’d think if you are a medical aid member in a large city — and the reason...
M&G dominates Discovery Health Journalism Awards
M&G dominates Discovery Health Journalism Awards
The Mail & Guardian’s environment reporter, Sipho Kings, was named the Discovery Health journalist of the year on Wednesday night. Kings...
Discovery profit declines 6% as claims and costs increase
Discovery profit declines 6% as claims and costs increase
Discovery Holdings, owner of South Africa’s largest medical-insurance administrator, said fiscal full-year profit fell 6% as claims...
Discovery sees biggest share price fall since 2009
Discovery sees biggest share price fall since 2009
Discovery, South Africa’s largest medical insurance provider, saw its share price fall further today than it has in more than four...
NHI: Behind the proposals
NHI: Behind the proposals
Mia Malan raises some of the most frequently asked questions about the intended national health insurance.
You get what you spend
You get what you spend
Loyalty cards have flooded the South African market but customers may need to exercise caution when agreeing to their terms and conditions.
The dirty war being fought for medical aid rands
The dirty war being fought for medical aid rands
A dirty war, including claims of a R1,8-million pay off to the chairperson of a medical scheme and counterclaims of a vendetta against a medical...
Link between fitness and wellness
Link between fitness and wellness
The link between exercise and better health has been confirmed by three reports commissioned by Vitality, Discovery Health's wellness incentive...
War over healthcare
War over healthcare
A power struggle over the future of South Africa's healthcare appears to have left the two key pieces of legislation staggering through Parliament...
Kulula.com takes on tour operators
Kulula.com takes on tour operators
Last week Kulula.com launched Kulula Travel, which will bring the cost benefits of online retail to package holidays. As the largest online...
The future is fat
The future is fat
South Africa's is overweight, underactive and malnourished, with the highest smoking rates in Africa. The country's children missed a pass for...

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