heart disease

SA's bold move on salt gets off to a shaky start

Karen Charlton

South Africans consume between 7.8 and 9.5g of salt per day, exceeding the World Health Organisation’s one teaspoon recommendation per day.


Get up, stand up, stand up for your cardiovascular might

Amy Green, Phyllis Mbanje

Going to gym twice a week isn’t enough to counter the effect of sitting on your backside all week.


N Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas pours salt on the wound

Mia Malan

Experts say the vast sum spent by Sylvia Lucas on unhealthy food is indicative of a big fat problem.


Lifestyle diseases threaten NHI

Ina Skosana

Government has raised concerns that the health system may buckle under the pressure of both HIV and non-communicable diseases - a dual epidemic.


Sex life leaving a bad taste in your mouth?

Amy Green

Poor oral hygiene doesn't just affect your gums; it can also lead to impotence.