Complex motives behind fake news

Spreading fake news is generally acknowledged as being disruptive and potentially harmful. So much so that our nation’s president has on several occasions cautioned the public against sharing false information, with particular reference to the COVID-19 pandemic. So, what drives people to create and circulate fake news? Kiara Sunder, a […]

Health of employees working from home

While working remotely comes with a new set of challenges, agile businesses are seizing this opportunity to increase efficiencies and reduce expenses – along with the added benefit of boosting employee wellness in many cases, it would seem. “What started out as a temporary solution to a dramatically changed world […]

When there’s nothing left to give

Burnout can result in even the most dedicated and passionate individuals feeling overwhelmed, helpless and disengaged in their working and private lives, with potentially severe consequences for their mental and physical health, relationships and productivity. Given the pressures of the current COVID-19 pandemic, much greater awareness of this often-overlooked syndrome […]

After Wimbledon success, KG sets eyes Paralympics

Having delivered a career breakthrough on the eve of the showpiece, wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane says she is ready to challenge for a medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Montjane made history by becoming the first black South African woman to compete in a singles final at Wimbledon. Though […]

Same-day deliver with Dis-Chem

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has announced the launch of its same-day on-demand delivery service, offering delivery within 60 minutes, and giving customers access to a wide range of 7 000 items across health, nutrition, beauty, cosmetic and electrical products. The launch of Dis-Chem’s DeliverD service will be trialled in selected stores across […]

Five personal safety tips for people with disabilities

Article written by McKenzie Wilson. Personal safety tips for people with disabilities will depend a lot on the type of disability and the person’s specific needs. Some people are relatively independent or, with good physical and occupational therapy, can become even more independent. Others require a lot of care 24/7, […]

Power of talking it out

July is mental health awareness month. Rolling Inspiration will commemorate the month by discussing various mental health topics. Keep an eye on our website, newsletter and social media accounts for updates. Have you ever heard the saying: “Boys don’t cry”? According to mental health experts, the historical gender role-based norm […]

Increased risk of COVID transmission with Delta variant

Dr Richard Friedland, chief executive officer of Netcare, says that the surge in COVID-19 cases and high admissions to hospitals in Gauteng are directly linked to the emergence of the Delta variant in South Africa. “Initial modelling suggested that Gauteng would experience a third wave, which would be lower than […]