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Written by: Kerry Cullinan For: Health-e News For over 18 months, the sugar and beverage industries have had the help of politicians to wage war against a proposed tax on sugary drinks in a microcosm of all that is rotten in this country. But the fight is not yet over. Yunus Carrim, chair of the…

  A Call to Arms against the Top 5 Cancers Affecting SA Men Gents, although you may think you may never be drafted into the battle against cancer, you are possibly at risk. By being pro-active, stepping up and taking responsibility for your health, you can actively reduce your cancer risk. We’ve identified the top 5…

Global Development News The New Yorker: One Year After Trump’s Election, Revisiting “Autocracy: Rules for Survival” In the year since Donald Trump won the electoral college, have the dire predictions of his Presidency come to pass? Euroactiv: UN Treaty negotiations: A chance for the EU to champion human rights More than 200 representatives of global…

Kim Harrisberg With 10,000 new diabetes cases diagnosed every month, we are drowning in sugar – one of the most accessible, affordable and addictive of foods. This is Melanie’s story of losing her leg to diabetes, narrated by Dr Luvhengo, the Head of Surgery at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital. This, he says, is a health crisis…

    NEWSLETTER – 16 November 2017 8TH DIABETES ATLAS Women bear unequal burden as diabetes cases soar One in 11 adults worldwide lives with diabetes, and those who are women face unique and multiple barriers to accessing cost-effective diabetes prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and care, particularly in developing countries. Those are the findings of…

Live Your Best Life with CANSA Active CANSA is excited to launch our NEW CANSA Active website, where you can find out how to get active and healthy, while having Feel Good Fun. You also have the opportunity as an individual to truly make a difference for good, by raising awareness of cancer, and funds to help us detect…

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