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Cellphone-cancer link found in government study

Major study on rats finds a link between mobile phones and cancer, an explosive finding in the debate about whether mobile phones cause health effects

Tips to stay in shape and beat the winter bulge

Jogging is a great way of combining staying warm and keeping in shape in winter, the writer says, but it is just one option for a healthy lifestyle programme. Picture: ISTOCK

Create a winter routine to fit your lifestyle, take care about what you eat on winter days, and use the stairs, writes Yvonne Fontyn

Shoulder surgery the new testing ground for painkiller alternatives

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If nonaddictive painkilling techniques can be shown effective with shoulder surgery, doctors hope they will be more widely adopted

New dietary advice says we can eat fat to get slim

In a public statement released on Monday by the UK National Obesity Forum in association with Public Health Collaboration, the experts say that fat doesn’t make people fat; saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease and people should stop counting calories. Picture: ISTOCK

The experts say that fat doesn’t make people fat; saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease; and people should stop counting calories, writes Marika Sboros

Decriminalising sex work the key to success of HIV programmes

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The illegal status of sex work allows discrimination, social isolation and stigmatisation of sex workers, writes Relebohile Motana


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