The History of Mother’s Day

Have you ever wondered where Mother’s Day originated from? Nearly every country in the world has their own version of Mother’s Day, but most Western countries celebrate it in May. So, the question we keep asking ourselves is, where did it originate from?

World Malaria Day 2018

World Malaria Day is on the 25th of April every year. The theme for this year’s World Malaria Day is, “Ready to beat Malaria.”. The theme shows the energy and commitment of the malaria community in uniting the common world goal of being malaria free.

World Hemophilia Day 2018

On the 17th of April every year is World Hemophilia  Day. It is a day which is recognised worldwide, in order to increase the awareness around Hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders.

Medical Aid Rates Versus Doctor’s/Private Rates

Most people assume that if they have a medical aid, they will be covered for all in-hospital expenses. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Doctors and other service providers in private hospitals are not employed by the hospital and their fees are not regulated- effectively they can almost charge as they wish to a certain degree.

Six ways happiness improves your health

With it being the International Day of Happiness, TRA wanted to look into how happiness can affect you and your health. There has recently been a mass of research stating that happiness and good health go hand in hand. It has been found that happiness makes our hearts healthier and our immune systems stronger- which results in living longer.

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer is one of the five top cancers found South African men. It is a slow growing cancer so individuals who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer are in no rush to make any decisions.