Taxing junk.
Food / Opinion

Taxing junk.

The increasing girth of the human population has caused a sharp increase in the number of obesity cases worldwide. It has also feulled the cases of Type 2 diabetes worldwide. The question is should governments  intervene to curb this disturbing trend? According to WHO, the global obesity rates have more than doubled since 1980. In … Continue reading

Is SA healthcare running a fever?
Discussion / Healthy People/ Groups / Human Rights

Is SA healthcare running a fever?

As a nation, we are bombarded with information about how the public healthcare sector is falling apart. As of 2014, the population of South Africa was unequally distributed between the public and private health care sector.     In this panel discussion, Mike Wills alongside  Mark Heywood from the public interest law group, SECTION27) and Maria Phalime author … Continue reading

Albinism-what is it?
Disorders / Health

Albinism-what is it?

Skin disorders are often misunderstood. Their treatment varies according to the disorder a person has and the treatment available to them. One of these disorders is albinism.  According to the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation, albinism is an inherited genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin pigment formed in the skin, hair and/or … Continue reading

World Autism Awareness Day
Autism / Children / Disabilities / Disorders

World Autism Awareness Day

Therapy Smart, a new multidisciplinary private practice in Clinical & Counselling Psychology, Occupational Therapy and Speech & Language Therapy, hosted the first Onsie Walk for Autism on Monday evening. The event was well supported by the Grahamstown community and all who attended enjoyed the 5km walk. Throughout the route, there were various information boards dispelling myths … Continue reading