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R1.4 billion settlement for miners with silicosis, TB

A settlement has been reached according to which mineworkers with silicosis or tuberculosis will be paid out.


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Healthy eating habits should be reinforced at an early age – in South Africa, one in 10 children already suffers from high blood pressure.

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Are you thinking about getting a tattoo? You might first want to consider these five potential health risks.

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