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Our journey to become parents

Lianda Colquhoun and her husband Darran met eight years ago and were married in 2014. As all couples do, they discussed their possibilities of...

A story about fluoride

By Dr Candice Schwartz, cosmetic and paediatric dentist. Because fluoride is already abundant in the drinking water and many foods we consume daily, is it...
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Picking up where the sexual revolution left off: The orgasm gap

  Women’s sexual pleasure has not been stressed as much as men’s. Lucky Business/Shutterstock.com Laurie Mintz, University of Florida At the core of the 1960s sexual revolution was...
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When your family pet becomes a threat

Like with children, if you are a dog owner, you probably believe your doggie to be the best, sweetest, friendliest doggie in the world....
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The silent killer: are you at risk?

Worldwide, raised blood pressure is estimated to cause 7.5 million deaths, which is about 12.8% of the total of all annual deaths. The number...
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How I embraced my post-baby body and self

I’m 21 months post-partum and only now starting to feel like myself again. Only when I became a mom did body consciousness hit me...
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Burns in South Africa: Who is at risk?

By Arrive Alive. By being aware of the main risk factors for childhood burns in this country, it’s possible to reduce those risks and keep...
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Donor breast milk or formula feeding? Information is your key to informed choices

Many women in developed countries like the US find that despite their best efforts, they are unable to exclusively breastfeed due to supply problems...
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Are flu shots a must for everyone?

Most medical experts strongly advise getting the flu vaccine, but many people remain skeptical when it comes to their efficacy. Flu season is here and...
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You, me and baby makes three

By Dr Sumayya Ebrahim, psychologist. You and your partner may be in love and have the ideal relationship – and you may think that both...

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