In an industry where so much is at stake, including people’s health and finances, it’s no wonder that customers get really worked up when their medical aids don’t deliver, or do so only after providing poor service.
In South Africa, a struggling national healthcare system means that unless you have medical aid and can afford private treatment, it can be a challenge to get proper healthcare. The state of national healthcare is also reflected
When it comes to natural health remedies, Agathosma betulina, or buchu as it’s more commonly known, comes out on top. Buchu is an evergreen, flowering shrub that’s indigenous to South Africa. It forms part of the Cape’s
With all the modern stresses our bodies face, it’s up to us to do what we can to stay healthy. Disease-preventing bioflavonoids (also known simply as flavonoids), which are compounds that occur naturally in plants, can help
Every day we’re exposed to thousands of toxins in our food and even in the air we breathe, especially if we live in the city. Although our bodies are built to filter and fight these poisons, after
The costs of medical treatments and of hospitalisation have sky-rocketed over the past decades. Especially for people who suffer with chronic illnesses, this makes it increasingly important to have medical aid. However, the high cost of medical
The frequency of road accidents in South Africa is nothing short of terrifying. Statistics released by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) indicate that the death toll from road accidents was 1,184 people in the month of