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Male fertility hits an all-time-low, but rooibos could help say experts

Posted on: June 6th, 2017

The spotlight has fallen on male fertility this June, which is recognised as National Men’s Health Month, following reports by scientists who claim that sperm counts have halved over the past 50 years. According to a study done by the University of Cop

World Immunization Week

Posted on: April 25th, 2017

Immunization Works Immunization has been widely acknowledged as the most successful means of preventing the suffering and death associated with life-threatening infectious diseases.[1] P1a Vaccines are rigorously tested and proven safe and effective pr

Snowflake and Manhattan Marshmallows Serve Up a Sweet Mother’s Day Mix-Up by Treating Three Lucky Moms to a Magical Day Off!

Posted on: April 24th, 2017

Snowflake and Manhattan Marshmallows have come together to create a sweet Mother’s Day sensation. You can treat your mom to a batch of cupcakes baked by yours-truly, using the “Snowflake Creations Manhattan Marshmallow Cupcake Kit”  and top it all off

Snowflake and Manhattan Marshmallows Serve up a Sweet Mother’s Day Mix-Up with Fluffos and Maps Maponyane.

Posted on: April 24th, 2017

The Saying Goes:             “Behind every successful man, is a woman”.   While spending time with Maps Maponyane (the most successful sweetheart you will ever meet), you will quickly notice a truly gentle quality about him. What’s even more amazing is

Snowflake and Manhattan Marshmallows Serve Up a Sweet Mother’s Day Mix-Up – #DearFluffos

Posted on: April 24th, 2017

A dreamy combination of Snowflake Chocolate Cupcakes and Manhattan Marshmallows. Bake fluffy chocolate cupcakes and top with pink and white marshmallows for ready-in-seconds icing. Get creative with marshmallows for endless batches of sweet creations.

World Immunization Week 2017 – local pharmacy clinics offer immunisations

Posted on: April 19th, 2017

The last week of April is World Immunization Week (24 – 30 April) which aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives and is recognized as one of the world’s most successful and

How to create a first aid kit

Posted on: April 19th, 2017

No parent likes to think about this, but tens of thousands of South African children die every year, as a result of drowning, burns, poisoning and falls from bunk beds, roofs, roller skates and skateboards (Herman, 2006). Nurse and first aid author Lin

Skin to Skin Feedback

Posted on: March 8th, 2017

We have had such fantastic feedback from the pregnant moms and dads who attended on Saturday – this is some of the feedback we received – Great! Very informative for a first time dad – Daniel from Springs Brilliant. Thanks for a wonderful educational e

Major Finding: Rooibos Protects Against Adverse Effects of UVB Exposure

Posted on: December 5th, 2016

From a soothing beverage to beauty elixir, Rooibos tea is one versatile brew. Now researchers have discovered that it can also undo some of the damage caused by the sun’s harmful rays. For the past 11 years, scientists from the SA Medical Research Coun

A much-needed lifeboat for mothers in need

Posted on: November 24th, 2016

Amy Westerman couldn’t have guessed that giving away surplus baby clothes and accessories could lead her to establish a NPO. We have seen it all too often. A new born baby’s cute little face peeking out from its blanket, while the mom looks on anxiousl