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September 4th, 2019 A large US study, following women for 10 years and men for 30 years, found that individuals with greater optimism are more likely to live longer and to achieve “exceptional longevity”, that is, living to age 85 or older. The most optimistic...

August 21st, 2019 Western Cape Health, despite an acute and growing short of anaesthetists, has jeopardised the careers of three doctors with pristine academic and work records, because they “stole” two broken chairs to fix for the Tygerberg Hospital doctors' tea...

August 21st, 2019 The battle lines are drawn between the naysayers and supporters of National Health Insurance after the Bill was introduced to Parliament over a week ago, writes MedicalBrief. Expert opinion on the NHI Bill before Parliament is divided between...

August 7th, 2019 Health Department deputy director-general Dr Anban Pillay told the Council for Medical Aid Schemes inquiry into allegations of racial profiling that there were “serious problems” with the medical scheme coding system currently used and that...
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