#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot

#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot

Are your kids up-to-date with vaccines? Here's why you might want to check on that.
Will smacking your kids make them violent?

Will smacking your kids make them violent?

Experts suggest that banning corporal punishment in the home could lead to a less violent society. Joan van Dyk explains.
Why some people may not be over the moon about menstrual cups

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.
You can't treat what you can't count: No one knows how many people inject drugs in east and southern Africa.

Why injecting a drug user’s blood into yourself will give you HIV instead of...

The 'bluetoothing' myth recently took the media by storm. We explain why it's all risk and no high.
You might have TB and not know it

You might have TB and not know it

TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.
Toeing the line: The children at the Johannesburg Autism School need an organised and constant schedule at school to provide them with a stable

How to tell if your child has autism

What do you do if you suspect your child has autism? We answer these and other questions about the disorder.
Think people should have access to abortion services? Help us make it happen

Think people should have access to abortion services? Help us make it happen

Sign up to be part of our survey team and help us check who is providing safe, legal abortions
How do water births help with pain relief?

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.
This low-tech 'app' could help you manage your blood pressure - and be a better cook

This low-tech ‘app’ could help you manage your blood pressure – and be a...

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Gladys has hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the most deadly non-communicable disease in the world.
Inside 'bluetoothing's' fake high

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?
How your period could be messing with your mental health

How your period could be messing with your mental health

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a diagnosable mental health condition. Never heard of it? You're not alone.
Men

Men, booze and rape: What’s the link?

Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
[LISTEN] Health MEC: '#LifeEsidimeni families' voices were muffled’

[LISTEN] Health MEC: ‘#LifeEsidimeni families’ voices were muffled’

New Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa speaks about the Life Esidimeni tragedy that claimed the lives of at least 94 mental health patients.
'I became a bully because my dad abused my mom'

‘I became a bully because my dad abused my mom’

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Why do children bully? We look at some of the factors that lead to this behaviour.
'Bluetoothing': Is this drug fad really happening in South Africa?

‘Bluetoothing’: Is this drug fad really happening in South Africa?

Pictures of drug users injecting themselves with the blood of others have gone viral in SA.
How to spot an illegal abortion

How to spot an illegal abortion

Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.