Professor George Classssen, director of Centre for Science and Technology Mass Communication at Stellenbosch University believes that the media has been so captured by the celebrity culture that an endorsement by a famous person or respected source lends credence to a product or cause which has no scienitific backing.
We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Healthcare site over the past year below.
South Africans are unlikely to face crippling healthcare bills and have fairly good access to services, suggesting the country is well on the path to providing universal health coverage, according to a report by the World Bank and the World Health Organisation.
An official of the Gauteng department of health has been convicted of conspiring to commit murder, Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa said.
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Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.
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Although the food-borne disease, Listeriosis is a serious and sometimes deadly disease, as the 37 fatalities (and over 550 lab-confirmed cases) across the country attest, there are some simple hygiene precautions you can take to help you avoid infection.
On paper the South African legal system provides ample protection for consumers regarding false claims about so-called health products. But in reality, the truth is very different.