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Food allergies in breastfed babies

For any mom that is breastfeeding, baby allergies to certain food products can be a worry. No mommy wants to make her baby sick...
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Fighting cancer and diabetes: A vegetarian diet will lower your nitrate intake

Earlier this year, food safety company Alvarita launched the world’s first portable nitrate and radiation detector in South Africa – GreenTest.       Taking food safety into your own hands Nitrate...
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Don’t believe your child’s baby fat will melt away with age

Four year old Lu Zhihao takes a nap at a kindergarten in Foshan, China in this file picture. Joe Tan/Reuters Violet Louise van den Berg, University...
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How to relieve postpartum gas

Your body goes through various strange, weird and wonderful changes during pregnancy. Giving life is a huge task – your body is amazing! These changes,...
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Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues

Fundamental questions of ethics are involved in donor transplant decisions. Shutterstock Harriet Etheredge, University of the Witwatersrand; Jean Botha, University of the Witwatersrand, and June Fabian,...
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Win* one of two R2 500 vouchers from Pure Romance by Anna Song

Win* one of two R2 500 vouchers from Pure Romance by Anna Song Visit our Facebook Page here to enter this competition.
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Why breast self-examinations are so important

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate and is the most common type of cancer among South African women. Dr Liana Roodt,...
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What is your first memory – and did it ever really happen?

‘Will I remember this?’ Shutterstock Lucy V Justice, Nottingham Trent University; Martin Conway, City, University of London, and Shazia Akhtar, University of Bradford I can remember being...
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The dos and don’ts of supporting women after a miscarriage

Our cultural discomfort with discussing any sort of loss means women are often met with a wall of silence. Hermes Rivera Jade Bilardi, Monash University; Jayashri...
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How to stop breastfeeding

It’s time to start the weaning process, but you’re not quite sure how you feel about it – or where to start. Don’t worry,...