Midlife obesity tends to be more prevalent in women than in men but it’s not directly related to menopause, says a Mediclinic gynaecologist: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Midlife obesity tends to be more prevalent in women than in men

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June is World Blood Donor Month. Ever wondered why your blood is red? Whether you burn calories while donating blood? Or what your blood is actually made up of? Find out here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
June is World Blood Donor Month Ever wondered why your blood is
Blood carries essential nourishment to all the tissue and organs in your body – and by spending 30 minutes donating blood, you could help save up to three people’s lives:
Blood carries essential nourishment to all the tissue and organs in your
Men are generally rather notorious for avoiding annual health checkups. Our decade-by-decade guide shows you what to check for at any age #MensHealthMonth: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Men are generally rather notorious for avoiding annual health checkups Our decadebydecade
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Our Patient Experience survey examines patients’ perceptions of every aspect of the patient journey, from the moment they arrive at a Mediclinic hospital until their discharge. Improvement areas are then identified and prioritised after which initiatives are rolled out and monitored. Hospital management teams set goals and plan how to best improve care, taking the local community’s needs into...
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Our Patient Experience survey examines patients perceptions of every aspect of the
On #WorldSickleCellDay, we look at sickle cell anaemia, an inherited blood disorder characterised by periodic episodes of pain and chronic anaemia: [ Ow.ly Link ]
On WorldSickleCellDay we look at sickle cell anaemia an inherited blood disorder

Sickle cell anaemia - Mediclinic

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Can you tell what your blood type is by finding out your parents’ blood types? And do you know if you are a universal donor or not? Find out more.
Can you tell what your blood type is by finding out your

What's your type? (infographic) - Mediclinic Infohub

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Mediclinic Cape Town is proud to present our winner of the Nursing Excellence Award for #InternationalNursesDay. Here are some of the kind words our nurses said about their colleague:

‘Nurse Unathi Stemele demonstrates nursing excellence while caring for patients. She motivates her colleagues to excel at the patient experience – and she always promotes teamwork.’ – Michelle Africa,...
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Following the devastating fires along the Garden Route, the staff of Mediclinic Vergelegen and Mediclinic Strand are proud to have been involved with the local Helderberg Community in collecting donations for those in the affected areas.

Should the community wish to assist with donations, we invite them to drop off their donations of clothes, non-perishable food items, blankets and other...
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Following the devastating fires along the Garden Route the staff of Mediclinic
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Ever felt an intense urge for a certain food? It’s common, but the danger is that sudden food cravings can play a major role in weight gain, food addiction and binge eating: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Ever felt an intense urge for a certain food Its common but
June is #MensHealthMonth, and the best way to care for your health is regular check-ups. Take it from media personality and testicular cancer survivor Mark Pilgrim: ‘Check yourself, and if something doesn’t feel right, go see your doctor. Now.’ [ Ow.ly Link ]
June is MensHealthMonth and the best way to care for your health

Testicular cancer: check yourself - Mediclinic

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When elite mountain bike racer Jennie Stenerhag suffered an abnormal heart rhythm while competing in the 2016 Absa Cape Epic, Mediclinic’s world-class medical care saved her to claim victory in this year’s race: [ Ow.ly Link ]
When elite mountain bike racer Jennie Stenerhag suffered an abnormal heart rhythm

'All I could think of was getting to the finish’ - Mediclinic

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Nursing care forms just one aspect of the care you receive during admission to a Mediclinic facility. Our Patient Experience survey collects information about patients’ first-hand impressions of their stay at every one of our hospitals worldwide. With the results of our patient experience survey available publicly and updated every month, patients have a clear overview of the quality of...
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Nursing care forms just one aspect of the care you receive during
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We all drum to our own beat, but if your heartbeat starts hitting the wrong rhythm, you could be suffering from a heart rhythm disorder. During #WorldHeartRhythmWeek, we take a look at five of the most common types of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat: [ Ow.ly Link ]
We all drum to our own beat but if your heartbeat starts
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Today is #WorldEnvironmentDay. Here’s what Mediclinic does to reduce its impact on the environment: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today is WorldEnvironmentDay Heres what Mediclinic does to reduce its impact on
Add these six foods to your diet to boost your immune system and get your body fighting fit to ward off colds & flu this winter: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Add these six foods to your diet to boost your immune system

Immune boosting food - Mediclinic Info Hub

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Have you heard that we are building a new Mediclinic Stellenbosch? View the video below to gain insight into what to expect from the new premises and how the current hospital will be utilised to benefit the community.
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Today is International Children’s Day. Play is essential to the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of babies and children. But are our kids getting enough time to play? [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today is International Childrens Day Play is essential to the cognitive social

Let’s play - Mediclinic

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Mediclinic Southern Africa recently marked the ceremonial ‘turning of the soil’ at the site of the new Mediclinic Stellenbosch hospital. The new premises will be situated on the corner of Strand road (R44) and Elsie Du Toit Drive in Stellenbosch. Mediclinic Stellenbosch has experienced a strong growth in demand for care from the ever broadening Winelands community and the new location will...
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Mediclinic Southern Africa recently marked the ceremonial turning of the soil at
Should you train or exercise when you’re sick? An expert offers guidelines: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Should you train or exercise when you’re sick An expert offers guidelines:

Should you train when you’re sick? - Mediclinic

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