Is that mark on your skin just a mole or could it be a melanoma? We take a closer look at this potentially dangerous form of cancer: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Beauty spot or cancer? - Mediclinic

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Mood swings are common in pregnancy, but they can be hard to handle… for both you and your partner. A Mediclinic psychologist explains the causes and how to ease them: [ Ow.ly Link ]
We take a behind the scenes sneak peak at KFM Breakfast's Ryan O'Connor and his beautiful family during their cover shoot for Autumn’s Mediclinic Family Magazine. Can’t wait!
The shift from primary to high school can be challenging. A Mediclinic educational psychologist discusses some of the problems that can arise and suggests ways to help your child cope: [ Ow.ly Link ]

The transition to high school - Mediclinic

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Superfoods are jam-packed with nutrients. A Mediclinic dietician clarifies what they are and lists budget-friendly options to include in your diet: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Five superfoods to feast on - Mediclinic

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Starting work again after chemotherapy or while undergoing it can be a challenge. Here’s how to cope – or help a colleague in this situation: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Back to work during/after chemo - Mediclinic

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The fear of Friday the 13th is called paraskevidekatriaphobia, from the Greek Paraskevi for Friday, tris for three, and phobos for fear. While many of us laugh this off, phobias are a real and debilitating condition. A Mediclinic psychiatrist explains what a phobia is, how it works and how to overcome it: [ Ow.ly Link ]

How to face a phobia - Mediclinic

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Mediclinic Baby antenatal weekends combine a comprehensive antenatal education programme with a luxury weekend getaway, ideal for busy couples. Book now to join our first 2017 antenatal weekend.

For more information visit [ Ow.ly Link ]. Alternatively, SMS ‘weekend’ to 37838 or email mediclinicbaby@mediclinic.co.za for more information. (SMS cost R1, SA only)
What exactly is a colonoscopy, when would you need one and how do you prepare for it? A Mediclinic gastroenterologist answers some FAQs: [ Ow.ly Link ]

What’s the deal with colonoscopies? - Mediclinic

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The new school year starts today and it’s back to packing lunches. Here are some great ideas for healthy, tasty lunch boxes – even for picky eaters. All it takes is a bit of forward planning and a smart grocery list: [ Ow.ly Link ]
The CDP ‘A-list’ comprises 183 businesses worldwide that are committed to conserving resources, using them effectively and minimising waste. Mediclinic International plc is the only hospital group on the list. Here’s how Mediclinic Southern Africa is contributing: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Mediclinic on global climate ‘A-list’ - Mediclinic - The Future of...

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Knowing when you’re really in labour isn’t always as simple as it sounds, especially for first-time moms. A Mediclinic maternity unit manager explains how to differentiate between Braxton Hicks and real contractions: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Keen to start the new year on a positive note? A Mediclinic GP shares 7 tips for improving your general health and quality of life: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Seven ways to improve your lifestyle - Mediclinic Info Hub

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Did you know? If you quit in time, your body can repair the damage that smoking does to it. A Mediclinic pulmonologist explains: [ Mediclinicinfohub.co.za Link ]

Can your body heal itself after smoking - Mediclinic Infohub

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Our Patient Experience Index allows us to understand the patient journey by measuring all aspects of care along the way. By utilising Press Ganey, an internationally recognised health care research organisation, we can be confident that our results provide credible feedback and objectively reflect our patient experience, while also providing targeted improvement areas for each of our hospitals.
At Mediclinic Prime your wellbeing is our priority. Join the programme today to draw on the expertise of foremost medical practitioners, benefit from screening tests and enjoy luxurious health retreats. Visit today.
Poor lifestyle choices in SA are causing a higher incidence of kidney stones – even in children. A Mediclinic urologist explains how to treat and prevent them – and why vegetarians are less at risk: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Kidney stones and why vegetarians have a lower risk - Mediclinic

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Childhood illnesses in children are often harmless, but can cause complications in adults. Virologist, Inéz Rossouw, explains what a childhood illness is, who is vulnerable and provides preventative measures for those with children in school or daycare: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Common childhood illnesses in adults - Mediclinic Infohub

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Sending your little one to preschool for the first time is a major change, for both parents & children. Here’s how to make sure you’re prepared: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Poor lifestyle choices in SA are causing a higher incidence of kidney stones – even in children. A Mediclinic urologist explains how to treat and prevent them – and why vegetarians are less at risk: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Kidney stones and why vegetarians have a lower risk - Mediclinic

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