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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Surgeons discover worlds oldest heart valve implanted by Chris Barnard

Italian doctors discovered one of the first heart prostheses, implanted almost 50 years ago by Christiaan Barnard, who performed the world’s first human-to-human...

Fascinating stats about men with beards – germophobes won’t approve

A new study which sampled men’s beards found more harmful bacteria in their facial hair than in dog fur.

Alert over deadly fungus found in South African hospitals

Candida Auris seems to have appeared locations all over the world, including South Africa, the United States, Venezuela, Pakistan and other countries.

Over 70% of patients in SA are prescribed antibiotics for no reason

Due to a problem of antimicrobial resistance in South Africa, researchers at the University of the Witwatersrand and London School of Economics...

Best and Worst Medical Aid Schemes for 2018

Over the past several years, market research firm Consulta has provided an independent window into consumers' experience of South Africa's largest medical aid...

Child left to sleep on floor in Sebokeng Hospital

This shocking photo of a child sleeping on an old mattress on the floor in Sebokeng Hospital has people on Social Media furious.  Apparently this...

Listeriosis found in Tiger Brands Polokwane factory

Tiger Brands received confirmation from an independent laboratory on Wednesday of the presence of the deadly listeria bacteria at their Polokwane factory.  The company  faces two...

The Secret Fat Burner – deadly weight loss product

The Secret Fat Burner, a weight loss product available on the Internet, contains the illegal sibutramine component and is linked to a number of...

New smoking laws in South Africa

Department of Health Director-General Precious Matsoso has announced that new proposals for changes to South Africa’s smoking laws will be presented in the next...

Source of the world’s listeria outbreak found

Polony and products from the Enterprise factory in Polokwane‚ Limpopo‚ are the source of the world’s largest outbreak of listeria. The announcement was made public...

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