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Dr Lana Marcus, general practitioner

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Sun, sea & safety

It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of 2019 is almost over and it’s holiday time again! For many, that means loading up...
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Fatigue: Life on the run or a sign of something more serious?

Fatigue is a feeling of constant tiredness or weakness and can be physical, mental or a combination of both. It can affect anyone, and...
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Born too soon: A personal account

It is fairly impossible to write a generalised medical article about prematurity. Every prem baby has a different story, a different path and a...
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What’s all the fuss about gastro?

As I write this, we have just survived both boys having had gastroenteritis in close succession. Sleep deprivation – something I thought had disappeared...
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Malaria prevention

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito, which feeds on humans....
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Becoming little women

From the moment we hold that precious bundle of new life in our arms, we cannot begin to imagine the whirlwind of growing up...
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Traveller’s thrombosis

Blood clots can form in the deep veins (veins below the surface that are not visible through the skin) of your legs while you...
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9 fundamentals for your medical travel kit

How is it that kids always manage to get sick in time for the holidays? This can be especially stressful if you’re travelling to...
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