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Nearly 40% of South Africans are planning to “Pull a sickie” this winter

A just-released survey by one of SA’s leading colds and flu medicine providers revealed that National Sickie Day isn’t just a British phenomenon. Almost 40% of South Africans polled said they’re planning on “pulling a sickie” in June or July. (more…)

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It’s icky, but you need it – the truth about mucus.

The role of mucus within your body It’s gross, and you may wonder why it exists in the first place, but mucus has an important job – this sticky gelatinous material lines your lungs, throat, mouth, nose, and sinuses and keeps them from drying out. Your nose and throat glands make up just under two […]

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