Why you should care about SA's new border detention centresvideo

Why you should care about SA’s new border detention centres

Civil society organisations warn that these centres could put migrants’ rights and health at risk. Joan van Dyk explains.
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.
Why you shouldn't be ashamed of your periodvideo

Why you shouldn’t be ashamed of your period

When we are socialised to believe something as natural as menstruation is dirty, those who bleed may feel embarrassed about their period.
#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shotvideo

#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?video

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

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 itvideo

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.
How to tell if your child has autismvideo

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 happenvideo

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

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

Gladys has hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the most deadly non-communicable disease in the world.
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?
How your period could be messing with your mental healthvideo

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.
Menvideo

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.
'I became a bully because my dad abused my mom'video

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

Why do children bully? We look at some of the factors that lead to this behaviour.