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Self Medication

29. Sep 2016

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SMASA Observes Eye Care Awareness Month

05. Sep 2016

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The PSSA gets behind Pharmacy Week 2016

29. Aug 2016

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Make a move to lighter living

28. Jul 2016

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Five Self-care Resolutions Worth Making This Women’s Day

14. Jun 2016

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Good for you, good for the planet

14. Jun 2016

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Self-care starts at home

25. May 2016

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Boost your immune system this winter

25. May 2016

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5 health tips for women

23. May 2016

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Get set for Self-Care Day 2016

05. May 2016

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Six essential self-care tips

25. Apr 2016

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Planning healthy meals on a budget

19. Apr 2016

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Stop the exercise excuses, start seeing the results

08. Mar 2016

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Healthy lunchbox ideas for your kids

02. Mar 2016

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The harsh reality of SALT and how your intake can be decreased & controlled

23. Feb 2016

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Managing a healthy lifestyle and a busy schedule

16. Feb 2016

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STIs – prevention is better than cure

01. Feb 2016

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How to reduce your carbon footprint

18. Jan 2016

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Vegan breakfasts that will blow your mind!

14. Jan 2016

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Cataracts – all you need to know

14. Dec 2015

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Be sun smart ahead of Skin Cancer Awareness Month

08. Dec 2015

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Your medical kit

30. Nov 2015

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Understanding HIV/AIDS

27. Nov 2015

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All you need to know about indigestion

16. Nov 2015

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How to treat minor cuts and bruises

04. Nov 2015

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World Diabetes Day: 14 November 2015

27. Oct 2015

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Understanding sleep disorders

19. Oct 2015

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Get nutritionally healthy this National Obesity Month

06. Oct 2015

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Quick and easy workout routines!

22. Sep 2015

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Make healthy heart choice ahead of World Heart Day

01. Sep 2015

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Pharmacists – who are they?

01. Sep 2015

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The low down on good oral hygiene

27. Aug 2015

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DIY: Skin Care Remedies Found In Your Pantry

18. Aug 2015

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Breastfeeding – what you need to know

12. Aug 2015

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PMS FAQs

01. Aug 2015

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Look after your health this Women’s Day

29. Jul 2015

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The importance of daily vitamins

21. Jul 2015

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Self-Care FAQs

16. Jul 2015

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Practical ways to manage stress

07. Jul 2015

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Using, storing and disposing of medicines

02. Jul 2015

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The smoothie

24. Jun 2015

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Your health warning signs you should not ignore

09. Jun 2015

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Food myths busted!

26. May 2015

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Why YOU should stop smoking and how

25. May 2015

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What to have for lunch!

14. May 2015

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Life-saving tips everyone should know

12. May 2015

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SMASA thanks nurses around the world

07. May 2015

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Boost your immune system, naturally!

27. Apr 2015

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Exercise made easy

16. Apr 2015

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Reinvent your vegetables

07. Apr 2015

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What’s so super about superfoods?

24. Mar 2015

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Get to know Tuberculosis

March 24th marks World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. TB is an infectious bacterial disease which affects the lungs and can be spread through a simple cough o...

19. Mar 2015

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World TB Day – A Test, Treatment, And Cure For All

Although practicing good personal hygiene and incorporating lifestyle changes can help limit the spread of tuberculosis (TB), beating the disease star...

16. Mar 2015

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Keep your brain in tip-top shape

Physical fitness gets plenty of attention, but we tend to forget the importance of mental fitness. Adding mental dexterity exercises to your daily rou...

09. Mar 2015

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Are you consuming too much salt?

With Salt Awareness Week (16-22 March) rapidly approaching, it’s time to think about the amount of salt you are consuming and if it’s a healthy do...

20. Feb 2015

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SMASA gets behind National Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Day

The 22nd of February is National Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Day. If this is the first time you’ve heard of it, here’s a quick summary: The day h...

15. Jan 2015

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Childhood Respiratory Tract Infections: When Should you be Concerned?

The new year is already in full swing and before we know it, the change of season from summer to autumn will be underway. According to health experts,...

20. Nov 2014

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The Rise of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

On 28 September 1928, Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the world’s first antibiotic. In the decades since then, we have used these bacte...

11. Nov 2014

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Diabetes and Obesity: South Africa’s Healthcare Crisis

November 14 is World Diabetes Day and this year, the condition has been under the microscope even more than usual thanks to leading sports scientist, ...

16. Jul 2014

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Remember International Self-Care Day: 24th July 2014

If you haven’t yet heard about self-care or are still unsure about what it entails, then the phrase ‘prevention is better than cure’ perfectly h...

13. Jun 2014

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June is Men’s Health month

“June is Men’s Health Month – the perfect time for men to focus on how self-care, a healthy lifestyle and willingness to visit a healthcare prof...

27. May 2014

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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day, on the 31st May, turns it focus this year to governments for higher tobacco taxes, placing the spotlight on the health risks ass...

06. Apr 2014

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World Health Day

World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April annually, marks the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948 . Although WHO concerns itself wit...

03. Feb 2014

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World Cancer Day: Debunking the myths

World Cancer Day’s focus this year on highlighting and debunking the many myths surrounding the disease will be a welcome and empowering change, and...

11. Dec 2013

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Responsible Summer Self-Care

With the festive season upon us and the summer holiday in full swing for many, it is easy to forget that self-care doesn’t end when December begins....

26. Nov 2013

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World AIDS Day

The 1st of December marks World Aids Day and with more than 35 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide and an estimated 2.3 million people newly...

14. Nov 2013

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Diabetes: The Silent Killer

The 14th of November marks World Diabetes Day and with over half of the 347 million people worldwide who suffer from diabetes remaining undiagnosed ,...

23. Oct 2013

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Supplementation and Self-Care: A Guide To Good Health

Everyone wants to enjoy the benefits of optimal health, but achieving and maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle is often easier said than done. Ho...

18. Oct 2013

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need To Know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While most of us are probably familiar with the disease, we may not necessarily be aware of the extent to wh...

12. Sep 2013

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Digestive health:The foundation of good health

When last did you give a thought to your digestive health? For that matter, do you fully understand the term or why it’s so important to your overal...

20. Aug 2013

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Managing seasonal allergies through self-care

Spring is here, and while that means a welcome end to the winter weather, for many South Africans it also signals the beginning of runny noses, itchy ...

25. Jul 2013

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Keep that medicine cabinet in-check

Yesterday, 24 July 2013, was International Self-Care Day, and South Africa joined their global counterparts in creating awareness for responsible self...

10. Jul 2013

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The Significance of International Self-Care Day for Local Healthcare Spend

The 24th of July is International Self-Care Day and this year, South Africans will be encouraged to make healthy lifestyle choices, and draw on their ...

03. Jul 2013

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New innovation for responsible management of codeine-containing medicines launches

Did you know? If used correctly medicines that contain codeine can play a very important role in managing your pain, cough or diarrhoea.

06. Jun 2013

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SA’s Battle Against The Bulge

It’s a statistic to die for: South Africa is amongst the top three countries in the world in obesity rankings, after the United States of America an...

06. Jun 2013

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How To Self-Medicate Pain Away During Pregancy

Aches and pains are common during pregnancy, as the body changes shape to accommodate the increasing size and weight of the uterus.

06. Jun 2013

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Self-Care Your Pain Away

Pain. A word we can all identify with to some degree, but which can be difficult to understand and manage on a daily basis. Pain does not affect just ...

06. Jun 2013

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Beat The Winter Cold & Flu Woes With Self-Care

As winter approaches, we all fear coming down with the common cold and flu viruses. For most people, viral respiratory illnesses are usually self-limi...