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Diabetes is not just about the sugar

Newer drugs, which prevent costly complications, should be made much more affordable

US civil rights activist Erica Garner dies at 27

​Erica Garner, a prominent activist against police brutality has died after suffering a heart attack

Do not take with a pinch of salt, says health deputy

Hundreds of millions of rands in healthcare costs can be saved if South Africans reduce their salt intake, says deputy health minister Gwen Ramakgopa

Warning: World Cup may be hazardous to your health

South Africans have been warned that the emotional stress of watching Bafana Bafana play may double their risk of a heart attack.

Red Heart pill on human trial

A drug that combines four different medicines and could halve deaths from heart attacks and strokes around the globe will enter human trials soon.

Ignore ‘Hollywood heart attack’

The Hollywood heart attack (think Elliott Gould in <i>Ocean's 13</i>) involves dramatic chest clutching and collapse. But in reality, symptoms vary.

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