Living Healthy

The number of South African’s taking “sex selfies” and watching porn are increasing, reveals a new survey conducted by AshelyMadison.com. The study of 74 000 people across the globe found sex selfies are a widespread practice, and “conservative” South Africans are right there with our global counter-parts. And not only

Today is International Head Injury Awareness Day and Dr Dominique Stott, the executive of Medical Standards and Services at PPS, says that consumers that partake in extreme sports face an increased risk of suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and need to ensure that the know how to keep safe

by Charlene Yared-West Research confirms that women are consuming alcohol more regularly than before. One in eight women binge-drink (defined as six drinks or more in one sitting, about three times a month), according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and in America, the National Highway Traffic Safety

When it comes to losing weight, do not let other people’s opinion overshadow your thoughts, says singer-actress Jennifer Hudson. “The key to losing weight: You have to do it for you. It’s not about even starting the journey, it’s about you. You have to want to do it. And you can’t let what everyone

Past studies show that office workers, and in particular young professionals, have increased stress levels, which is linked to increased health concerns, including hypertension. Melissa Hendricks, a fitness instructor at Cleveland Clinic, says office exercises are a good way to get your blood flowing. “Little things like just standing up and

Experts at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine suggest that taking part in vigorous exercise – such as running, fast cycling or rugby – cuts the risk of catching flu by around 10%. Doing at least 2,5 hours a week of activity that leads to sweating or hard

Before you resort to pills, patches, or creams there’s a simple, effective and proven way to improve your sex life. Exercise!

Drink water to quench thirst, but not to burn calories or lose weight, suggests new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Contrary to popular opinion, drinking water is not a magical key to weight loss, added Dr Beth Kitchin, from the University of Alabama, who lead the

Most women living in South Africa have more chance of being raped than being educated – a cause of major concern. On 14 June 2013, Laurie Owen was brutally attacked in her driveway, beaten, robbed and gang-raped in her own home. But Laurie has refused to become another South African

You cannot help but be inspired by Iyanla Vanzant. Rev. Dr. Iyanla Vanzant’s story is one of struggle, strength, courage and triumph. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, in the back of a taxi cab. Her mother succumbed to breast cancer when she was just two years old. She