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The importance of donating blood

Donating blood is a needed charity in South Africa, now more than ever. With so many lives saved by donating your precious blood, you can save up to three lives with every unit of blood. As blood is separated into red blood cells, plasma and platelets, it can be utilised in a number of ways…

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Medical Aid VS Medical Insurance: What’s the difference

Medical insurance is not medical aid, so what exactly is it? In this modern time, medical aid seems to be an expense that some cannot afford, unattainable to the average person. Since medical insurance was introduced as a cost-effective alternative, there has been a lot of talk around this offering. As both facilitate different parts…

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Staying healthy in winter

Keeping your health at its best as the weather turns to winter is important to an easy transition between seasons. As the weather starts to gets cold and the days get shorter, be sure your healthy is caught unaware. Aside from the usual ‘keep warm’ and ‘wear a beanie’, these are a few ways in…

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Kidney health

Kidney health is something many take for granted until it becomes a prevailing issue to your daily routine. However, as kidneys play such an important role in our bodies, from blood to digestion, these organs must be taken care of throughout your life. High blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney failure put…

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Ear health

Ear health is something few tend to think about, but an important part of our system. Once your hearing is damaged, it tends to be damaged for good. As one of the major senses, we rely on our hearing for more than we think on a day to day basis. From balance to awareness, perception…

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TB Awareness

TB Awareness is integral to not only a healthy society, but an educated and informed one. A disease that impacts many people on a day to day basis, Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that hits mainly in the lungs, although the bacteria can spread through the bloodstream and affect any organ in the human body…

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What is epilepsy? And why you should take the warnings seriously

Information is power, and in this blog we will help you to identify the signs and symptoms that may come with epilepsy. First off, what is epilepsy? Simply put, epilepsy is a chronic disorder that causes recurring seizures – which is an unprovoked and sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain. Seizures are generally…

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Salt in your diet Awareness

Salt Awareness Week runs within the month of March and is aimed at informing people about the dangers of over consuming salt. This is due to the fact that there is evidence that links salt with raised blood pressure and stroke risk. Most people consume more than the recommended amount of daily salt intake, and…

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Pregnancy cover and why you’ll thank us later

Pregnancy is a unique and special time in a woman’s life, and to ensure that you enjoy the best possible experience, it is essential to have pregnancy cover to cater for everything that you may need during this period. The minute you get medical cover, it is important to take note of the pregnancy cover…

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Healthy hair tips

You don’t have to spend a fortune to keep your flowing locks in perfect condition. Often, we are swayed by flashy TV ads and in store promotions, but the truth is, there are a number of natural and effective hair treatments at a fraction of the cost. So, instead of taking a large chunk of…

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