[EXCLUSIVE] Police arrest health workers for giving drug users clean water

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

The health department calls arrests 'unfortunate' after senior officials spend night trying to get workers out of cells.


As if HIV treatment never happened and time stood still

In SA, HIV infection is no longer a death sentence but in countries like the Democratic Republic Congo, it's as if treatment never happened.


New graduates, rural areas likely to pay the price for austerity measures

Joan van Dyk

Some pharmacists will be doing their community service at private pharmacies amid a shortage of posts.


Bugs on the menu as palm weevil protein hits the pan

Chris Matthews

Larvae may not be to everyone's taste but they could be key to easing food shortages and boosting farmers' incomes.


When the sorrow doesn't end: Could chronic grief be a medical condition?

Andrea Volpe

The pain of bereavement is supposed to ease with time. When it doesn't, psychiatrists call it 'complicated grief' and it can be treated.


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Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia

Jacket would detect symptoms up to four times faster than a doctor.


How to pack the best lunch for your kids in five easy steps

Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.


Infertility and tradition: 'Society thinks having children is your womanhood'

We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.