health writing

Blood donation

Blood donation saves lives and helps patients recover from illnesses, injuries and operations. Like many other countries, South Africa has a shortage of donors and the South African National Blood Service, the body tasked with ensuring a steady and safe supply of blood for medical purposes, works hard to increase the number of blood donors. […]

Give Your Body A Boost

Ideally we should all eat food so rich in micronutrients that our immune systems are well nourished. Generally we don’t though, and we need supplements to keep healthy, writes Caryn Gootkin. With winter in full-swing, we are more vulnerable to colds and flu. To protect ourselves against infection we need to strengthen our immune systems. […]