Have a satisfying sex life, but keep it safe!

February is the month of love, so it makes sense to focus on reproductive health this month. Reproductive health implies that people are able...
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A guide to understanding leukaemia

World Cancer Day was on 4 February. In South Africa, it is believed that at least one in four individuals are affected by some...

Why screen time for babies, children & adolescents needs to be limited

There is increasing concern about the amount of time children and adolescents are spending in recreational screen time. There’s also increasing controversy over whether...

Intimacy: You, me & us

Intimacy is not something parents usually visit the paediatrician about. Having said this, we deal with the “product” of intimacy and have a very...

BodyTalk your way to health!

Pose the question to people “How do you really feel?” and you’re bound to receive a flurry of replies, such as “I am always...

Can’t keep your New Year’s resolutions? Try being kind to yourself

Many of us will start out the New Year by making a list of resolutions – changes we want to make to be happier...

Curious Kids: Should I be scared of lightning?

Curious Kids is a series for children in which we ask experts to answer questions from kids. Should I be scared of lightning? (Callan, 10,...

9 back-to-school lunch box ideas

Lunch boxes provide children with at least a third of their daily intake of energy for the day, as well as the energy required...

Lose yourself in a great book

Lose yourself in fabulous reads this year! Read about the inspiring, uplifting story of a woman changing the world with The Good Fight; discover...

Survey sheds light on weird allergies that affect South Africans

It’s hay fever season – the time of year when nature releases gazillions of microscopic pollen spores into the atmosphere, but while springtime has...