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Contact with the blood of an infected person – HIV
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Contact with the blood of an infected person – HIV

Contact with the blood of an infected person – HIV While the risk of serious infection from someone else’s blood or saliva is low, you should take the following steps immediately: wash the blood or saliva off your skin with soap and running water if your skin is broken, encourage the wound to bleed and...

What causes the high rate of teenage pregnancy in South Africa?
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What causes the high rate of teenage pregnancy in South Africa?

What causes the high rate of teenage pregnancy in South Africa? The sugar daddy phenomenon has been listed as one of the factors that contribute to teenage pregnancy. This emerged at the presentation by the Department of Social Development of a study known as Factors Associated with Teenage Pregnancy in Gauteng. The study suggests that issues of...

How do you know if you are pregnant if you are on the pill?
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How do you know if you are pregnant if you are on the pill?

How do you know if you are pregnant if you are on the pill? The signs of becoming pregnant are generally the same, regardless of whether you became pregnant while on birth control pills or not. The first and most obvious sign of pregnancy is often the missed period; however, many women who are on...

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Treatment in South Africa
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder Treatment in South Africa

Narcissistic personality disorder is characterised by the individual exhibiting a grandiose sense of self-importance, a constant need for admiration and praise of their accomplishments, and a lack of empathy for others. These behaviours typically begin to manifest in early adulthood. Individuals with this disorder typically feel that they are superior to others in their capabilities...

Which hospital is the best in South Africa – find out
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Which hospital is the best in South Africa – find out

According to Sunday Times, the hospitals rated best in the survey for the large‚ medium and small categories respectively were: Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre in Durban‚ Gateway Private Hospital in Umhlanga and Cormed Clinic in Vanderbijlpark. The PaSS Top 20 hospitals in 2016‚ across all size categories‚ are: · Cormed Clinic · Ethekwini Hospital...

Government hospitals that do abortion in South Africa
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Government hospitals that do abortion in South Africa

Abortion has been legal in South Africa since 1994. According to the law you are entitled to have a free abortion at a government hospital or clinic during the first three months of pregnancy. About a third of hospitals and clinics perform these operations (Marie stopes clinic). You can have a look at the list...