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Parenting an autistic child comes with unique challenges. Early diagnosis and intervention can make all the difference.

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Are you keeping your partner – or yourself – awake at night with your snoring? Here are some of the standard – and less usual – solutions for your affliction.

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The South African government offers HPV vaccinations for all public school girls aged 10. Here’s why you should say yes to this life-saving intervention for your daughters.

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Turning up the volume on your headphones for too long can permanently damage your hearing. Here’s how to prevent hearing loss.

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Stung by a bluebottle or bitten by a snake? We show you what to do in five medical emergencies including car accidents, burns and drowning.

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South Africa has the second highest rate of skin cancer in the world. Here are some of the facts you need to know and myths you need to bust about protection from the sun.

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Individuals, parents and workers should all know CPR. It’s best to do a course, but even if you haven’t, you can save a life by following the steps.

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Mervyn Griffiths was diagnosed with prostate cancer three years ago. He says that with the support of his family, he was never afraid.

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Waheed Vadi was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that he and his GP almost overlooked. His message to men is that they shouldn’t neglect their health and their bodies.

Cancer survivor Marc

Marc Curlewis was diagnosed with testicular cancer after he started experiencing pain. But testicular cancer isn’t usually painful, so all men should examine themselves regularly.