COUGHING UP TO CUT DOWN?

COUGHING UP TO CUT DOWN?

In his recently delivered Budget Speech, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said that the anticipated 20% tax on sweetened sugar beverages (SSBs) will be implemented later this year once details are finalised and...
HOW TO EFFECTIVELY TREAT ACUTE COUGHS IN CHILDREN

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY TREAT ACUTE COUGHS IN CHILDREN

Cough in children Coughs are common in school age children, occurring 7 to 10 times a year. Cough is a particularly bothersome symptom that tends to resolve slowly; half of children recover by 10 days and 90...
IS YOUR BED MAKING YOU SICK?

IS YOUR BED MAKING YOU SICK?

Did you know that the bed you crawl into each night, the place that’s meant to be your refuge at the end of a long day, could be making you and your family sick?    As the focus turns to...
HUGGING YOUR WAY TO HEALTH

HUGGING YOUR WAY TO HEALTH

Scientific research shows that every human being needs four hugs a day to merely survive, eight hugs to maintain strong emotional levels and 12 hugs a day to become a better person.   Touching and...
What is free sugar costing our kids?

WHAT IS FREE SUGAR COSTING OUR KIDS?

It’s no longer a secret that the vast majority of us are blissfully unaware sugar addicts.  Modern conveniences in consumables are great at making life easier in the short term, but what about the long...