Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.
When it comes to weaving a good yarn, the devil really is in the detail.
Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarean section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.
E-cigarettes are taking SA by storm, but are they really better than tobacco products? Michelle Solomon talks about her vaping experience.
Courts ruled for compensation for gold miners affected by silicosis, but what about the impact years of caring for the sick had on women and children?
Sex workers in the country want their profession to be decriminalised so that they can access health services without being discriminated against.
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Follow the final days of an expired COVID vaccine as they await their turn in the incinerator.
When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
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Prudence Mabele, a sangoma and one of the founding members of the TAC, is adamant that ARVs are imperative to the survival of HIV positive people.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan gives tips on how to write health comment pieces without putting your reader to sleep.
We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.
Many families faced financial hardship during the outbreak. Some men took advantage of young girls, offering support in return for sex.