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allergies

There’s no better indication of a change of season than nasal congestion, sneezing and itchy eyes. For a start, the name Hay fever is misleading: “Hay” has nothing to do with the condition, and it certainly isn’t a fever. Here’s how you can better prepare for the change of season

Discovering South Africa's Small Towns| Longevity

We no longer have to guess. Harvard Medical School released a paper outlining the only five exercises we need to practice to get the best outcome for our bodies. And the results are surprising! Don’t like going to the gym? No problem! Part of the reason that these exercises are so fantastic is that you don’t necessarily

disability

Some of us see being single as an opportunity to sleep in the middle of the bed, eat food without having it stolen and go out without having to ask permission. Like Nick Jonas sang, “there’s one thing I love more than being with you and that’s no ties, no drama

green

1 Plant an indigenous tree Make an effort to green SA the simple way – plant a tree to encourage local wildlife, birds and insects. Consider planting the tree in a community without many trees.  2 Find a glass bank and recycle It’s really easy to find a place where

That’s right you can now sniff Coco Loko chocolate powder for just $19.99 per 1.25-ounce and apparently it’s as good as ecstasy. Coco Loko, manufactured by Legal Lean co, consists of: cacao powder (an ingredient which contains caffeine), B vitamins, ginkgo biloba, L-Arginine (an amino acid), guarana and taurine. These are

One of the biggest fitness trends of 2017 are adult play parks. And yes they are exactly what they sound like – an excuse for adults to release their inner child at the park and pretend to be grown while up doing it (Personally, I’m not so concerned with looking grown

memory

Scientists at The University of Toronto have released research claiming that people with poor short-term memory may actually be more intelligent than people who remember everything. Excuse me while I dance excitedly around my living room. As a person with little-to-no working memory this research is much anticipated (I’m sending

I have a mean sweet tooth and an appetite for all things unhealthy. You honestly don’t want to meet me at the end of a long day if I can’t kick back and treat myself to a block of chocolate (bigger, better) or a spoonful of ice-cream (and I have

mecha-sperm

Okay, so seriously, imagine this. In order to help cure cancer, researchers are working with microscopic 3D printers to make tiny little harnesses for sperm, like one little harness per sperm. (I presume one size fits all but I need to check.) And what do these sperm harness actually do? Well

medicine storage

We all make sure we keep some medicine in our home – even if it is just painkillers for the odd headache, or burn remedies in case of an emergency. What we don’t often think about, however, is how we should be storing the it. How you store your medicine is vital