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‘Lifestyle diseases’ plagueing SA’s poor

High blood pressure, diabetes and other “lifestyle diseases” are no longer just for the rich and are wreaking havoc among South Africa’s poor, says a leading medical academic from Stellenbosch University, Prof Bob Mash (left). “Lifestyle diseases” or non-communicable diseases (NCDs) refer to illnesses that can be prevented by changing the way we live, like […]

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