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Health24.com | Mom allergic to sunlight breaks out in hives after 10 minutes outdoors

07:10pm
A mother who’s allergic to the sun breaks out in itchy blisters from being outside for as little as 10 minutes, despite covering herself in winter clothes all summer.

Health24.com | Where snakebites are deadliest

01:16pm
Black mambas, cobras, vine snakes and carpet vipers are just a few of the deadliest snakes in the world.

Health24.com | Yet another reason why it's hard to stop smoking

01:15pm
While we know that smoking is physically addictive, it is important to realise that there are also social factors that can make it difficult to quit.

Health24.com | Making the most of that fast food meal

09:37am
In our fast-paced lives we often don't have the time to cook at home. Fast foods are a quick and easy option. Here's how to make healthier fast food choices.

Health24.com | Why am I getting hot flushes?

09:33am
Science delves deeper into solving the issue of menopausal hot flushes.

Health24.com | Here’s why dagga can be dangerous if you have a mental disorder

07:03am
More and more countries are now legalising the use of marijuana. Here's why dagga may be dangerous if you have a mental disorder.

Health24.com | Cancer survivor receives new tongue made from her leg – and the first thing she eats is KFC

02:52pm
After doctors told her she had tongue cancer and that half of her tongue would have to be removed, Cynthia Zamora realised she had a long battle ahead.

Health24.com | Sub-Saharan Africa makes most progress against HIV – UNAIDS

11:42am
According to a UNAIDS report, Sub-Saharan Africa has made the most progress against HIV, cutting the rate of new infections by 30% in the past seven years in contrast to the global average of 18%.

Health24.com | The kind of scary things that can happen to your body when you eat gluten

11:36am
And what happens if you cut it out for the wrong reasons.

Health24.com | 7 things never to say to an incontinence sufferer

10:00am
People who suffer from incontinence may be uncomfortable talking about their condition. It is important to take their condition into consideration when addressing them.

Health24.com | Toxic plant causes mysterious burns on teen's face

06:53am
Without realising it, teenager Alex Childress came face to face with one of the most poisonous plants in the world, and survived the encounter.

Health24.com | A dietitian explains how to read food labels

11:39am
One important way of making healthier dietary choices is to read and understand food labels. Dietitian Linda Drummond explains what to look out for.

Health24.com | Motsoaledi blames lack of sex ed in schools after latest HIV figures

09:51am
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaeledi has again raised his concerns about the lack of sexual and reproductive education at schools, after the results of a national HIV survey showed that young people are still at risk.

Health24.com | The keto diet is popular, but is it safe?

06:54am
Placing your body in a state of ketosis might burn fat faster. However, this may increase your risk of heart disease.

Health24.com | HIV infections down, but still 230 000 new cases in 2017 - HSRC

05:34pm
A new report, released by the Human Science Research Council has shown a significant decline in new HIV infections during 2017, compared to a similar survey five years ago.

Health24.com | This is what scientists say makes something truly addictive

12:46pm
Video game 'addiction' decision renews debate over whether behaviours can cause same kind of illness as drugs.

Health24.com | Sitting too much? You are at risk of death from 14 diseases

12:46pm
Office jobs have us chained to our desks. Here's why it's vital to get up every hour or so.

Health24.com | 8 incontinence myths busted

11:00am
Don't use a sanitary pad for incontinence. Having a baby is not guaranteed to cause bladder leaks. Here are eight myths about incontinence busted.

Health24.com | Smoking dagga once a week? It could lead to this health issue

10:13am
Dagga causes respiratory issues, but still remains less harmful than cigarettes.

Health24.com | Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic pet?

10:00am
After stroking a cat, your eyes start to water, you start to sneeze and your chest becomes tight and wheezy. Is there such a thing as a pet that won't cause an allergic reaction?

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