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Depression and anxiety are common amongst TB patients and a UCT study says counselling is needed to keep sufferers on treatment.

Most South Africans have the TB germ – so why aren’t they sick?

About 80% of people have the TB germ inside their bodies, but that doesn't mean they will all develop the disease.
Chasing the dragonvideo

Chasing the dragon, stalking a virus: Life, heroin and Tshwane’s needle exchange

This programme is saving heroin users on the streets of Tshwane, one clean needle at a time.
‘If government can give us flavoured condoms

‘If government can give us flavoured condoms, it can give us free pads’

Find out which departments need to step up to make free pads a reality for people who menstruate.
Phindi on datingvideo

Phindi on dating, sex and being born with HIV

Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
[WATCH] Cancer care crisis in KwaZulu-Natalvideo

[WATCH] Cancer care crisis in KwaZulu-Natal

Find out why cancer care in KwaZulu-Natal is on the brink of collapse.
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Why do men rape?

Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
What if you don’t identify as a man or a woman?

What if you don’t identify as a man or a woman?

Bathrooms, pronouns and growing up in a binary world. Mia Malan speaks to Demelza Bush about being genderqueer.
The bad news doctor: Why scientists are trying to find better ways to talk to patients.

TB and diabetes: Are they linked?

Are people with diabetes more likely to get TB? Dr Bart Willems says yes.
How do water births help with pain relief?video

How do water births help with pain relief?

Curious about water births and why they're becoming more popular? We give you the basics in under 2 minutes.
Inside 'bluetoothing's' fake highvideo

Inside ‘bluetoothing’s’ fake high

Did you know that 'bluetoothing' puts you at risk of contracting multiple bloodborne diseases and it doesn't even get you high?
Non-lung TBvideo

What can TB learn from HIV?

How HIV experts may be able to help crack the code and find SA's missing TB patients.
This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindelavideo

This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela

Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
How to use a before-and-after-sex pill to protect you from HIV - if you’re a gay manvideo

How to use a before-and-after-sex pill to protect you from HIV – if you’re...

Men who have sex with men can now take PrEP before and after sex and be protected from HIV. Here's how it works.
[LISTEN] How (not) to clean your vagina

[LISTEN] How (not) to clean your vagina

Our Mia Malan speaks to medical doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng about how to stay happy and healthy down there.
PrEP user talks sex

PrEP user talks sex, condoms and HIV

Ben Brown tells Mia Malan about his experience of using a pill that reduces his chances of HIV infection.
Why some people may not be over the moon about menstrual cupsvideo

Why some people may not be over the moon about menstrual cups

Moon cups, reusable pads and period panties are all alternatives to disposable pads and tampons, but they may not work for everyone.