Fitness and health 8.8.2018 07:51 pm

Abuse survivors unite to encourage other victims to escape

The Women Safety Promoters want to ensure that female victims of physical and sexual abuse in Tembisa receive support.

A group of women from Tembisa, on Gauteng's East Rand, and who were once victims of domestic abuse, have joined together to encourage other victims and to help them escape from abusive situations.

Abuse survivors unite to encourage other victims to escape
Abuse survivors unite to encourage other victims to escape

Abuse survivors unite to encourage other victims to escape

The Women Safety Promoters want to ensure that female victims of physical and sexual abuse in Tembisa receive support.

Sex worker activist continues fight for decriminalisation
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Sex worker activist continues fight for decriminalisation

Although Dlamini is not a doctor, she is changing the health status and the lives of many women and children in the country.
WATCH: Sex five times a day was not enough for mother of three
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WATCH: Sex five times a day was not enough for mother of three

A British woman has opened up about her sex addiction, hoping to help destigmatise the condition and show there is a way out.
Sleeping over 8 hours a night may be harmful for your health
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Sleeping over 8 hours a night may be harmful for your health

A sleep duration of ten hours a night was linked with a 56% increased risk of dying from a stroke compared to sleeping for seven hours.
Looking at photos of baby animals can affect your appetite for meat
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Looking at photos of baby animals can affect your appetite for meat

The findings shown that women are more responsive than men to cute babies, and more ambivalent about meat-eating.
Ask The Doctor: Ear infections and constant sneezing
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Ask The Doctor: Ear infections and constant sneezing

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.
Why pap smear is important
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Why pap smear is important

Doctors recommend repeating examination every two years as it can detect changes in IT CAN cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop.
What should your heart rate be and why?
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What should your heart rate be and why?

Wearable devices are great at providing you with heart rates, but be aware as they are not always accurate.
How obesity affects the spread of flu
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How obesity affects the spread of flu

Obesity can alter the body’s immune response and make breathing more difficult.
World Breastfeeding Week 2018: 10 facts about breastfeeding
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World Breastfeeding Week 2018: 10 facts about breastfeeding

Breast milk can provide half or more of a child’s energy needs between the ages of 6 and 12 months.
Walk your way to a healthier life with the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk
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Walk your way to a healthier life with the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk

The new venue, alongside kids activities and music, promises to keep families moving and entertained throughout the day.
Enter the Cycle4Cansa challenge and cycle for a cause
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Enter the Cycle4Cansa challenge and cycle for a cause

Sun City will play host to the Bestmed classic on August 26th.
Do smaller plates really help you eat less?
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Do smaller plates really help you eat less?

Plate size may not matter as much as we think it does.
6 expert tips to pass on healthy eating habits to your kids
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6 expert tips to pass on healthy eating habits to your kids

Getting kids involved in the kitchen is one way to help set healthy food habits in childhood.
Want a flat tummy? Here’s how to get it
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Want a flat tummy? Here’s how to get it

If you want a summer body, winter is the best time to put the work in.
This is how your body ‘burns’ fat
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This is how your body ‘burns’ fat

Increasing the amount of exercise is one way to use the energy stored in fat cells.
Why men can feel sad and tearful after sex
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Why men can feel sad and tearful after sex

Research suggests that a man’s experience of sex could be more complex than previously thought.
Ask the doctor: kidney failure and pet allergies
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Ask the doctor: kidney failure and pet allergies

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.
Urethritis: What you need to know
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Urethritis: What you need to know

The illness is usually treated with a short course of antibiotics to kill the bacteria.
World Hepatitis Day 2018: 10 facts about hepatitis
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World Hepatitis Day 2018: 10 facts about hepatitis

Saturday, July 28 marks World Hepatitis Day 2018, organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to raise awareness of the disease and focus on how it can be treated, and eliminated.
Can a Kim Kardashian lollipop help you lose weight?
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Can a Kim Kardashian lollipop help you lose weight?

While many people look to celebrities for inspiration when it comes to their look, it is not wise to follow their advice on health.
8 little things you can do to feel better in just 5 minutes
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8 little things you can do to feel better in just 5 minutes

Whether you’re feeling blue or having a bad day, sometimes all you need is a quick pick-me-up.
5 of the best winter workouts
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5 of the best winter workouts

Burpees have a bad reputation for being tough but they offer a quick full body workout.
Is walking enough exercise?
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Is walking enough exercise?

Four out of five experts say a nice stroll is enough to confer the life-saving benefits that come from exercise.
How you’re eating microplastics in ways you don’t even realise
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How you’re eating microplastics in ways you don’t even realise

Microplastics in seafood are well recorded, but there are many other sources.
Contraceptives not a one-size-fits-all remedy
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Contraceptives not a one-size-fits-all remedy

Health practitioners are worried that the high rate of teenage pregnancies is mainly due to the myths associated with contraceptives.

 

 

 

 

 

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