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13 January 2019 5:16 PM Russian teen dies after allegedly overdosing on contraceptive pills

A 16-year-old girl has died after allegedly taking an overdose of contraceptive pills because she was terrified of getting pregnant. The teen, whose name hasn’t been released, was rushed to a hospital in the city of Yoshkar-Ola, in western Russia, after collapsing at home. She was taken to the hospital’s intensive-care unit in critical condition, but doctors 182

03 January 2019 4:57 AM Djokovic backs 'legend' Nadal to return from injury again

Doha - Novak Djokovic said that sport needed "legend" Rafael Nadal to make another comeback after it was announced on Wednesday that the injury-plagued Spaniard had withdrawn from his season-opening tournament in Brisbane. Nadal said that he would not play in Brisbane because of a left thigh strain, prompting yet more fears over the 32-year-old's long term future 65

02 January 2019 5:33 AM Nearly half of maternal deaths in SA are teenage mothers – health MEC

KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo is calling for a dialogue about the dangers of unprotected sex and the high proportion of maternal deaths during teenage pregnancies. Dlhomo believes the dialogue would reduce by up to half the number of mothers who die while giving birth, or shortly afterwards. The MEC was speaking on Tuesday at GJ Crookes 95

17 December 2018 6:26 PM Piggott leaves hospital with pacemaker

London - Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been discharged from hospital following a two-week stay which saw him fitted with a pacemaker. The 83-year-old, who rode 30 British Classic winners including a record nine Epsom Derbies, has suffered from heart issues in the past. "Dad has left hospital, which is great 65

12 December 2018 7:50 PM Nanny convicted of shoving baby wipe down infant's throat

A Manhattan nanny has been convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child. Marianne Benjamin-Williams was found guilty on Tuesday of attempted murder, assault and strangulation after just one day of deliberations. Little Maxwell Blutreich was gasping for breath when he was rushed to Bellevue 107

05 December 2018 6:33 PM Gabon president Bongo 'doing well' in Morocco after illness: PM

Gabon's President Ali Bongo is recovering well after being hospitalised in Morocco, his prime minister said after the two met in the capital Rabat. The 59-year-old president, who fell ill on October 24 at an economic forum, arrived in Morocco last week following a month's treatment at a hospital in Saudi Arabia for an illness that has not been officially 67

04 December 2018 8:06 AM Zimbabwe doctors strike demanding better pay and conditions

The southern African nation is short of United States dollars, the currency it adopted in 2009, causing price spikes and shortages of basic goods, medicines, and fuel. Mathabisi Bebhe, secretary general of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association, which represents more than 1 000 members, said on Monday that most junior doctors at the five major hospitals 51

03 December 2018 8:37 PM Canada's Stevenson 'stable' in hospital after losing title fight

Montreal - Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson remained sedated in hospital but his condition improved to "stable," his doctors said Monday after the fighter lost his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title to Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk. "He is still in the intensive care unit and under controlled sedation," the University Hospital of Quebec said in a statement 39

23 November 2018 10:08 AM Increasing migration into Gauteng placing burden on service delivery

Migration into Gauteng seems to be one of the challenges which the provincial government struggles to deal with, and health facilities seem to be carrying the burden. The National Council of Provinces' (NCOP) chairperson Thandi Modise on Thursday asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the matter urgently. Summarising concerns that Ekurhuleni residents 56

13 November 2018 3:38 PM Gabon opposition party raises temperature on Bongo's health

A Gabonese opposition party on Tuesday accused the government of peddling a "lie" over the health of President Ali Bongo after he was hospitalised in Saudi Arabia nearly three weeks ago. "A group of people within the president's office has opted for evasiveness, duplicity and even (for telling) a state lie," the National Union party said in a statement 51