Health

Nuwe sigaretwet sal rokers nie noodwendig afskrik nie

In ’n nuwe studie oor die Suid-Afrikaanse regering se voorgestelde instelling van geen sigbare handelsmerke op tabakverpakking, het Helvin Manuel, MBA- gegradueerde aan die Universiteit van Stellenbosch Bestuurskool (USB) bevind dat nét dit nie genoeg is om die verbruik van tabakprodukte te verminder nie, en dat dit ’n beduidende invloed op wetstoepassing en belasting kan hê.

5 ways to keep fit this winter

Winter proves to be the most challenging time of the year when it comes to staying healthy and fit. As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, we find ourselves easing up on our commitments.

Jong ma van Fochville sterf aan Malaria

’n Jong ma van Fochville is onlangs aan malaria oorlede, ten spyte van die feit dat sy jare gelede in ’n malariagebied was. Natalie Cilliers (31), is die derde persoon van Fochville wat kort opeenvolgend, in die Medikliniek Potchefstroom, met malaria gediagnoseer is, het Blake van Aswegen, kliniekbestuurder bevestig. Muskiete bly steeds wêreldwyd verantwoordelik vir…

South Africans underestimate the need for disability cover

We as South Africans tend to give little thought to the financial implications of living with a temporary or permanent disability. Many of us will only find out the real cost of living with a disability when it’s too late.
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Good news for chocolate lovers

With Easter approaching and the shops piled high with chocolate treats, here’s some good news – chocolate can actually be good for your teeth! In fact studies have shown that chocolate may be more effective than fluoride in fighting tooth decay.   “Real chocolate, made from cacao, contains compounds that help harden tooth enamel and…

Checkers found non-compliant due to rodents

The environmental health unit from the Tlokwe City Council has allegedly found Checkers, Mooirivier Mall to be non-compliant in terms of the environmental health act. Furthermore, it is alleged that the unit has given Checkers 21 days to comply with the act. It is also alleged that, if they fail to do so, their trading…

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