Healthy living

7 ways to beat the December blues
Although the holiday season should be about happiness and relaxation, for many people it’s the exact opposite. Here are some tips to help you beat the December blues.
Sun safety myths and facts
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.
How to leave an abusive relationship and never go back
According to POWA it takes women 10 to 15 years to leave an abusive relationship. We spoke to them to find out what women need to do to leave an abusive partner safely.
Everything you need to know about performing CPR
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.
Prostate cancer survivor urges families to make sure men get tested
Mervyn Griffiths was diagnosed with prostate cancer three years ago. He says that with the support of his family, he was never afraid.
Cancer survivor tells all men: Don’t neglect your health
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.
The testicular cancer patient who was “lucky” to feel pain
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.
There is life after a prostate cancer diagnosis
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.
How to beat diabetes
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.