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WESTERN LIFESTYLES LEADING TO RAPID RISE IN HEALTHCARE COSTS FOR CANCER TREATMENT

The cost of treating cancer has risen significantly in South Africa in recent years, as more and more people are being diagnosed with the disease. This is largely due to the rise in ‘lifestyle cancers’ as a direct result of the increasing adoption of ‘Westernised’ lifestyles. According to Melvyn Freeman, head of noncummicable diseases for […]

SAVING THE RHINOS THAT SURVIVE POACHING ATTACK NOW POSSIBLE

With 1004 rhinos killed in brutal poaching attacks in 2013 alone, it is estimated that only up to 120 rhinos survive poaching attacks every year, according to Department of Environmental Affairs. Unfortunately with most funds collected going towards anti-poaching initiatives, there has been limited chance of survival of those that manage to escape a poaching […]