renierv wrote a new post, Advice on Telling Others You’re Positive, on the site HIV and Aids 22 hours, 41 minutes ago
This is no simple matter and I will not advise you to rush into something that you will later regret. There are however great benefits if you can confide in an other.
Diagnosed in […]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, Live and work overseas or settle closer to home?, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 1 week ago
Imagine living and working in a place so beautiful that every day feels like a holiday. For scores of South Africans that is a reality.
We have a reputation as hard workers and are sought after in many foreign […]
Jesse wrote a new post, 5 Smart Strategies for Retirement, on the site Motivation Station 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Retirement is an exciting proposition for many Americans, as it is a time when they can finally kick back, relax and enjoy a stress-free life without having to go to work every day. At the same time, thinking […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Sunshine vitamin, on the site All Good Things 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Spring is here and already the days are warmer, the blossoms are blossoming and people are heading outdoors for a braai or two.
This move to brighter days means that it’ll be so much easier to get your daily dose […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Take some onions…, on the site All Good Things 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Onions are winners when it comes to adding flavour to meals. Grab a few from the
shelf and get chopping. Here’s how you can use them:
Chop finely and add to stews, curries and potjies at the […]
Jesse wrote a new post, I Food Journal and You Should, Too, on the site Motivation Station 3 weeks, 1 day ago
The idea of writing down every bite of food and every sip of drink sounds like about as much fun as a root canal. I get it, and I agree entirely, but here’s the thing: it has been the most effective tool I’ve […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Egg and cake flour substitutes for baking, on the site All Good Things 4 weeks ago
Struggling to bake if you can’t eat eggs or wheat? No problem! There are ways and means to cut them out and still get to bake all the delicious foods you love. Keep in mind that the end product may taste or look slightly different, but it’s worth a try.
Here are some handy tips:
Substitute 120g cake flour with 120g potato flour,…[Read more]
renierv wrote a new post, Encouraging vaccine news, on the site HIV and Aids 4 weeks ago
A relatively simple vaccine that works in an unusual way has managed to completely block infection with SIV, the monkey equivalent of HIV, in monkeys. This finding gives new hopes for the development of a vaccine […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Easy ways to get calcium in your diet, on the site All Good Things 1 month, 1 week ago
Calcium is an essential mineral that has many awesome health benefits, like improving the overall health of your bones and teeth.
It can also play a role in improving your mood, so getting it through your food is a good move!
Here are some ways to make sure you get enough of it.
Add a few tablespoons of plain yoghurt or milk to your…[Read more]
renierv wrote a new post, Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used, on the site HIV and Aids 1 month, 1 week ago
By James Wilton
The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral […]
Jesse wrote a new post, Turn It Around: Everyday Positive Thinking, on the site Motivation Station 1 month, 1 week ago
There is plenty to stress us out in our lives. Personally, you might be struggling to pay the mortgage, keep peace among your children or help your elderly parents live comfortably. In our house, the washer and […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Synonyms for sugar on food labels, on the site All Good Things 1 month, 1 week ago
If you’re taking the time to scan the ingredient list of foods you buy, you may come across sugar somewhere in there. But you should also look out for the following, which are just some of the other names […]
renierv wrote a new post, HIV Stigma, on the site HIV and Aids 1 month, 2 weeks ago
HIV stigma falls under the larger category of social drivers above, but is so prevalent and has such a strong ongoing impact on the AIDS epidemic across the globe that it warrants its own commentary and […]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, The risk of home birth vs. the sterile safety of hospitals, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 1 month, 2 weeks ago
South Africa has seen a growing number of mothers opting to give birth at home. The trend shuns overly medicalised births in preference of an intimate environment where parents have freedom to personalise the […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Take some asparagus…, on the site All Good Things 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Asparagus is no longer just for fancy meals – add it to a variety of dishes and enjoy it the most during the month of August when it’s in season.
White, green and purple asparagus have slightly different tastes, […]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, Hospital safety and you, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 1 month, 2 weeks ago
‘Nosocomephobia’ is defined as an excessive fear of hospitals. It would be understandable if the majority of South Africans suffered from this phobia, as stories making headlines in the health sections of the news […]
Jesse wrote a new post, Make the Best of Your Office Space: How to Stay Fit at Work, on the site Motivation Station 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Office Space. 9 to 5. Up in the Air. Boiler Room.
Some of my favorite movies explore the typical office job and the idiosyncrasies of the workplace. Take this exchange from Office Space:
Bob Slydell (a […]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, Paying for what you get: More isn’t necessarily better, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 1 month, 3 weeks ago
No one wants to think about being ill or what will happen to loved ones when a dire situation arises. Yet, in order to respond effectively, we need to prepare well in advance for unfortunate, but sometimes unavoidable, occurrences. This means taking steps to cover medical costs, especially in regard to hospitals – since the most dire situations…[Read more]
VitaminPete wrote a new post, Low Vitamin D Doubles Schizophrenia Risk, on the site Health and Nutrition Blog 2 months ago
Vitamin D and Schizophrenia
By: Vitamin Pete
A new study published July 22 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism has determined that inadequate levels of vitamin D can actually increase one’s risk of developing schizophrenia by more than double. The study, a meta analysis of 19 prior observational studies and clinical trials,…[Read more]
renierv wrote a new post, My Baby Has HIV, on the site HIV and Aids 2 months ago
Let me start off by thanking God for being able to write down my story and making me stronger in this time. I think it’s important for people to know why some babies are still being born with HIV.
I didn’t even know I was pregnant until I was about three months along. I was in a situation where I was being abused. In order to stay where I was…[Read more]
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