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Medical
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.

waheed

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.

Duke

A retired prostate cancer survivor has a message for all men: get diagnosed BEFORE you start having symptoms – early detection will help you beat prostate cancer.

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Diabetes type 2 is a lifestyle disease, which means it is largely preventable. Here are the steps you should take to protect you and your family.

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The recommended vaccination schedule doesn’t necessarily stop after childhood. Find out what adult vaccinations you should be considering.

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There are more affordable ways to get medical care… you just have to know where to look.