This according to a report by Statistics South Africa on mortality and causes of death for 2016.
As mortal beings, growing older is an inevitability. Despite our best anti-ageing serums and hair-loss treatments, eventually, old age creeps up on us all. Yet few of us really believe or accept this fact, let alone take the time to consider its implications.
Life is terminal. No matter what you do, no matter where you're from. No matter if you're rich or poor, white or black, Buddhist or Muslim, man or woman, everyone dies. It's one thing we all have in common. And it's something my oldest little girl is slowly learning to understand.
Our time here is so short and the span unknown. How we choose to live is of great consequence and of no importance.
Perhaps you're like me on this. I find it very difficult to think very far into the future. Not only do I find it difficult
The junior doctors of today will be the ones to suffer the consequences of longer working lives. We owe it to them to secure a more positive future that will save them from an early retirement and allow them to have a work-life balance that seems to be continually beyond their grasp.
I remember experiencing the shock and devastation when I read and reviewed the existing research on a Saturday morning in November. I thought of every autistic person I knew, every family member. When you do that, it is hard to deal with such a tragic inequality in outcomes.
If you're looking to live a long and healthy life, then you might want to take note of six lifestyle factors that scientists
Friends: they laugh with you, drunk cry with you, and most importantly, they put up with your drama 24/7. But sadly, some
We all know children have to learn this lesson eventually: nothing lasts forever. But it's a hard lesson to accept, whether you are a child or an adult. And nothing teaches it quite so simply or eloquently as a balloon. There is no escape from balloon grief!