2017 has dawned and it seems in a blink of an eye January has already come and gone. For those of you who make New Year’s resolutions, you are probably already acknowledging that your enthusiasm has somewhat faded and that those good intentions of January 1st may have been a bit unachievable. Never fear, we have come up with some achievable lifestyle goals to put you on track to a healthier, happier you for the rest of the year.
Cervical cancer – Every woman’s concern
Cervical cancer affects roughly one in 41 South African women, and Statistics South Africa estimates that 16.84-million women over the age of 15 are at risk of the disease. At present, roughly 8 South African women die from the disease every day, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that this figure could rise to 12 by 2025. With World Cancer Day on 4 February these shocking statistics once again support the case for regular preventative monitoring. We take a look at what causes cervical cancer and how our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters can prevent this deadly disease.
HOT TIPS for understanding your healthcare option
Resolution Health Medical Scheme has made every effort to make your healthcare option as easy as possible to interpret, but we realise that some of the jargon and terms we use are still not always simple to understand. To help you take on 2017 on the right foot, take a look at the general tips and definitions we have put together to help you understand your benefits better.
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