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Healthy living

Whether you're trying to lose weight, stop smoking, or need expert guidance for coping with a medical condition, our articles will help you achieve your healthy living goals.

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World Menstruation Hygiene Day: Slaying the stigma

Tuesday 28 May is World Menstruation Hygiene Day. Here we highlight the challenges faced by girls the world over.

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Debunking myths about midwives

We celebrate International Midwives Day on 5 May, a good time to address some of the misconceptions about midwives.

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New study suggests link between Depo-Provera and TB risk

UCT researchers have found evidence that the widely-used contraceptive injection may affect women's immune response

Health Women's Health Sexual Health

Ways a caring partner can help during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great change, having a strong support can make a huge difference

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Why you should talk about miscarriage

Miscarriage is a common and painful loss, but many women struggle to talk about it.

Health Mental Health Women's Health

Could you have postnatal depression?

Here’s what you need to know if your baby blues just won’t lift.

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Itchy… down there?

There’s a host of reasons why your vagina could by itchy.

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How safe is the morning-after pill?

It’s intended only as back-up contraception for use in emergencies.