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Child welfare: Children need help!

Child welfare: Children need help!

South Africa is unfortunately notorious for cases of violence against women and children. Child welfare is an important issue to address, especially in 2021. Abuse can be physical and mental. However, most often, physical abuse is the more obvious form to pinpoint.  Child abuse and neglect are recognisable by common indicators. The different signs of […]

Common car crash injuries

Common car crash injuries

An unexpected car crash can cause painful injuries. South African roads are notorious for the deadly crashes, and high mortality rates- but not all car accident injuries sustained are as devastating as paralysis or death. Many times, victims of car crashes experience minor breaks, tears and strains too! These might not be as devastating, but […]

Tips to stay safe during heavy rain

Tips to stay safe during heavy rain

It’s raining, and it’s pouring! In heavy rain, it is best to heed crisis flood warnings from weather experts.  Rain is a good thing! We need rain to hydrate the land. Unfortunately, Mother Nature is temperamental. Torrential downpour can be devastating, especially in areas with little to no infrastructure.  Rain usually brings drought relief to […]

When to call Animal Control!

When to call Animal Control!

Animals are a joy to have around. Pets can be your best friend and make your home warm and inviting. Unfortunately, stray cats and dogs can wreak havoc in the neighbourhood; tossing over bins, scavenging for food and ‘doing their business’ everywhere and anywhere. But what do you do when this happens? Approaching a wild […]

The dangers of prescription drugs

The dangers of prescription drugs

When most people speak of drug use and drug addiction, they are usually referring to illegal narcotics such as methamphetamines, heroin and cocaine. Yes, these are rightfully villainised as dangerous and detrimental to health and general well-being, but many drug addicts are in fact addicted to prescription meds; and the problem is bigger than you […]

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