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"Specialist Physician Dr Mthunzi Thusi explains that approximately 40% of deaths in South Africa result from…

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"I believe that first and fore-mostly, our behaviour online all goes back to our sense of…

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"Werner has literally become half the man he once was, losing over 80kgs in his quest…

Newcastle Lions Club draws blood to save lives in NKZN

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The South Africa Heart and Stroke Foundation points out that vaping has sadly reversed the decline…

February, South Africa’s 420—celebrating those who fought for cannabis

While five high school learners from California in the United States get to lay claim to…

East Coast Radio’s Darren Maule shows support at Newcastle Blood bank

"The SANBS is facing severe bloodstock shortages, to the extent that there may not be sufficient…

Dr Dhanjee kicks off Movember plus you could win a R1000 for best moustache

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World Trauma Day—Dr Bianca Cooper gives insight and what to do in an emergency

Such is the impact of trauma on communities the world over, the World Health Organisation (WHO)…

Cannabis to treat mental illness, what does the research say?

Medical advancements are how you and I get to enjoy today. I know we tend to…

Free health care in Suryaville on Friday, September 25, for Ward 3 residents

In light of the country looking at ways of increasing the availability of health care to…

Potential new disease outbreak hits SA shores in the wake of COVID-19

While it was initially stated, children would generally not be under threat of the COVID-19 virus,…

PinkDrive campaign kicks off in Madadeni, KZN, Deputy Minister of Social Development brings initiative to province

Focusing on the importance of health, Deputy Minister for Social Development, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, kicked off the…

OPINION: Guys, getting old sucks! If you are over 21, this one’s for you

"Paying for your, "young and restless" (pun intended) lifestyle seems to come to fruition literally on…

Mediclinic Newcastle resumes elective surgery and assures the hospital is safe

With the Northern Kwa Zulu-Natal community and indeed the rest of the country now successfully overcoming…

Strong Like A Girl: You are your own Gym

By Taryn Strydom In the developed world, the last century has seen humans become more and…

International Menstrual Hygiene Day: SABS approves the first reusable sanitary standard

As the world focuses on the current pandemic, hygiene has come to the forefront. However, hygiene…

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Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation on Thursday, April 23, South Africans will see…

International Mother Earth Day, is our planet sending us a message?

Today, April 22, is International Mother Earth Day. A day which focuses on the fact that…

5 things you should be cleaning alongside your hands

As the world combats the COVID-19 pandemic, not a day goes by without officials reminding us…

Police Minister issues stern warning to Western Cape, as it attempts to lift the ban on the sale of cigarettes, but should we be allowed to smoke?

For any smoker, almost nothing compares to that first drag of a cigarette during your morning…

Shani Mason promoting fitness via the digital world during the COVID-19 lockdown

As South Africans attempt to adjust to our new lifestyle during the 21-day national lockdown, many…

Pregnancy and crazy cravings, Mediclinic Newcastle hosts pregnancy education workshop

It is said that a baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew…

Strong Like A Girl – Strength Training for Trail Runners

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6 Products in your home which can increase your risk of cancer

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Get ready to plan for January 2020, a new year and new you

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Suicide, what you need to know

Do you know approximately 800 000 people commit suicide every year? Furthermore, do you know South Africa…

Can magic mushrooms help treat depression?

For years, people have been warned about the evils and dangers of doing drugs. But does…

World Diabetes Day, do you know your blood sugar levels?

Diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), is one of the leading causes of blindness,…

Does the solution to prostate cancer lay in the palm of your hand?

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Shane Cordier of Planet Fitness is here to get you to your fitness goals!

Fitness is not some passing fad for Shane Cordier. It is a passion, a lifestyle and…

Sr Lee-Anne Bach brings laser therapy to deal with wounds

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Newcastillian – Issue 13 Out Now! Be amazed, inspired and informed!

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St Dominics Newcastle shares the gift of life

What does it take to save a life? How does one make a positive contribution to…

SANBS (Blood bank) about to lose many donors,why?

The cinematic screen and novels are often ablaze with heroes rushing in to save the day.…

Newcastle Lions Club calls all diabetic cubs in for Camp Roaring Lions

In the pursuit of making a positive impact on society, Newcastle Lions Club, under Lions Club…

Bodies piling up since 2015 in KZN state mortuaries

Are KwaZulu-Natal’s state mortuaries facing a crisis and posing a serious health risk to staff? According…

Freaky Friday: Scientists genetically modify pigs to glow green under black light

Imagine a world without science. No space exploration, no medicine, no internet and cell phones, not…

Did you know, your tongue can be inseminated through eating squid?

As a child, many will remember their parents jokingly telling them not to swallow apple seeds…

Paramedics, the angels with sirens and jumpsuits

Angels truly do walk among us. Speeding to the aid of those in need. They are…

Did you know, a male contraceptive is being tested, it goes on your back?

Birth control is the bane of many a people’s lives, with men often relying on their…

Newcastle welcomes New Year babies, a cause for celebration

The dawn of a new year signifies brand new beginnings. A new adventure and an opportunity…

I-Matter Foundation reminds children what it is to be a child

Carolyn Haywood, the American author once said, “Children are not only innocent and curious but also…

Internet and cell phone towers all over town, should we be worried?

Cell phones and the internet play a vital role in everyday life. In actual fact, they…

Newcastle Harriers Club to host Christmas Fun Run

With the holiday season easing in, the meaning of Christmas is becoming more and more prevalent.…

Have you been tested for diabetes this World Diabetes Day?

Did you know that more than 200 million people in the world have diabetes? Also, did…

Dodgy meat and eggs infect 20 Durban locals

It is reported that 20 people from Durban have been hospitalised because of salmonella poisoning. Social…

Swim Studio participates in Worldwide Aquathon

When it comes to fitness, one tends to mainly think of athletes proving their prowess on…