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Should you add your partner to your hospital plan?

July 27, 2018

Having a hospital plan in South Africa is a necessity for anyone who takes their health seriously. It is vital for everyone who is able to afford, whether you are single, married or have children and an extended family to think about. When you are in a relationship, your partner’s health becomes important to you which often makes us consider adding them to our hospital plan. Adding your partner to your hospital plan is a big step to take, so…

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Using essential oils for improved health

July 16, 2018

Improving your health naturally is one of the best ways to live a more holistic life. Using essential oils is one way to start the journey to better health, such as including oils in your skincare routine or diffusing them to relax and unwind after a stressful day.   For an added boost to your routine, you can purchase CBD oil from the UK and integrate it into your daily life. Outlined below are some simple ways to use essential…

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Why young professionals need to consider credit life insurance

July 16, 2018

As a young working professional, there are many financial steps you need to take to ensure that you have a bright future, as well as a stable one. These steps include buying a car, renting an apartment and putting money aside for savings. Another important step you need to consider includes credit life insurance. It is an insurance policy that covers the principal member’s debt in the event of their death or disability. Now, you might be thinking, ‘I am…

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Why hospital cover is important if you are living on your own

June 22, 2018

Living on your own gives you a feeling of complete independence, allowing you to spend your time as you please and leave your house in any state that suits you. However, it does come with its own set of issues, especially when it comes to healthcare. Having hospital cover in South Africa when living alone is vital for any possible emergencies or illnesses that may afflict you, as you may not have anyone in the close vicinity to help you…

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Questions to ask before starting a family

June 18, 2018
Important must-know life insurance tips for new parents

Deciding to start a family is a big step for any couple to take. It involves hours (even days or months) of planning and careful consideration of every aspect of your life, including your health. You will both need to be on the same page before you take the plunge and start a family. Below are some questions you should ask before you take this big step on your journey through life together. Do you have a medical aid plan?…

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Health trends for 2017

December 29, 2016

It’s remarkable to find out that 98% of Dubai residents have health insurance. Yet, that is reality. This is part of a wider trend concerning how people are obtaining what amounts to essential medical cover, in an increasingly confusing, connected world. There are also other incredible trends worth considering. Let’s have a look at what these are and why they matter. It can inform your own health decisions and the ones you might have to make for loved ones. Increasing…

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Private or public: Which hospital is right for you or your family?

December 29, 2016

Healthcare is the perhaps the most important thing to consider when it comes to family or loved ones. Yet, to achieve that requires considerations of finances, because nothing is free. To be able to manage expectations and treatments requires a realistic engagement with what we can afford and what is necessary to help ourselves and our loved ones. There are numerous aspects to consider therefore. Let’s examine the most important questions to ask if you are caring for loved ones…

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Biggest advances in medicine we should care about

November 4, 2016

Medicine is great. We get to live longer, healthier and therefore happier lives. Work is less impacted by days off and sick leave, meaning businesses do better. Healthy staff are happy staff, secure in the knowledge their healthy lifestyle prevents poor productivity. Children are more likely to have ill-free lives, so they can spend more time enjoying themselves instead of being stuck in bed. Despite how advanced medicine is at the moment, there are several ways it might radically evolve…

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Why exfoliating is important

September 26, 2016

Did you know that the body sheds 30,000-40,000 dead cells every minute? Protecting your skin is very important and while you may be cleansing, moisturising and slathering on sunscreen daily, if you’re not including exfoliating in your skincare routine, your skin might not be as healthy as you think. What is exfoliation? Exfoliating refers to the removal of dead  skin cells on the skin surface. Exfoliation can be performed by using scrubs which contain microbead particles that remove the dead…

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2 surprising things that harms us & 2 we must stop

September 9, 2016

We often think we have the best insight into our health because it’s our bodies. But that is clearly incorrect. It takes years for doctors to gain expertise in healthcare – and even then, doctors will tell us just where their limitations lie. No one doctor can know everything, whether about their own bodies or patients’. We should therefore be as aware as possible about the various ways we can get sick and the things that pose a danger to…

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