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5 Health hacks to try today [INFOGRAPHIC]

Just because you’re pressed for time, doesn’t mean your health has to suffer. Here are some tips and tricks to make being healthy easier, from experts in physical and mental health.

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How to go back to the office – safely [INFOGRAPHIC]

Returning to the office for 2022? The prospect of returning to the workplace brings up a lot of safety questions. What should employees expect? And how can they prepare?

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Teens & the COVID-19 vaccine [INFOGRAPHIC]

COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you – and your family – from COVID-19 and the resulting risks. Here’s a break down of what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine for teens.

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Visit any Mediclinic Vaccination Centre over Vooma Vaccination Weekend

Mediclinic is once again participating in the Vooma Vaccination Weekend, 12-13 November 2021, in support of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Consulting a medical practitioner is advised for vaccine hesitant

As we near the end of 2021, many feel they can breathe a sigh of relief, but clinicians across the country are warning the community not to drop their guard

DID YOU KNOW?

  • We found a practical solution to a shortage of theatre nurses by becoming a registered teaching institution.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A baby has a 70% better chance of surviving a motor vehicle accident if in a secure car seat and properly restrained.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • To prevent harmful bacteria being absorbed by mattresses we use protective under sheets made from polypropylene.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Immunisations save lives and help stop diseases from spreading.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A baby weighing 390g survived thanks to the expertise of Mediclinic’s highly qualified paediatric staff and specialists.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic uses building materials that reduce background noise for minimal disturbance.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Scrub areas in theatre are a minimum of 2.1m wide to accommodate at least two people at a time.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • To make the most of every second, we strive to synchronise all our clocks in the hospital.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We have backup generators for our backup generators so that we can provide uninterrupted expert care.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We place oxygen-releasing, toxin-absorbing plants, like Sanseviera Trifasciata, around our hospitals.
    #MediclinicFacts
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COVID-19 vaccinations during pregnancy and lactation

COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and women who are contemplating pregnancy.

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COVID-19 and your brain

There is now overwhelming evidence in literature published by researchers indicating that COVID-19 impacts directly on both the central and peripheral nervous system.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Our hospitals did the first minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve implant procedure in Africa.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We monitor the temperature of our neonatal units as newborn babies are extremely sensitive to temperature change.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A baby weighing 390g survived thanks to the expertise of Mediclinic’s highly qualified paediatric staff and specialists.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic Cape Town is accredited as a mother and baby friendly institution, having scored 100% at a recent external review.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A baby has a 70% better chance of surviving a motor vehicle accident if in a secure car seat and properly restrained.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • To prevent harmful bacteria being absorbed by mattresses we use protective under sheets made from polypropylene.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We use a yacht-mast design for our cabling and keep it safely wound up in our trauma pedestals to avoid any accidents.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • The only one in Africa and one of only 13 in the world, the P-I BrÅnemark Institute of Excellence at Mediclinic Morningside, specialises in facial reconstruction.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • An orange has over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids, providing anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot-inhibiting effects.
    #MediclinicFacts
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COVID-19 and PTSD

Experts say the number of people experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is rising as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mediclinic makes it easy for you to get vaccinated

You can now book your COVID-19 shots at more than 30 Mediclinic hospitals countrywide.

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COVID-19 and your heart

Although most people think of COVID-19 as a respiratory disease that affects the lungs, this virus is just as likely to cause damage to your heart. A specialist explains why.

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Why getting your COVID-19 jab may be the most important thing you do this year

Your COVID-19 vaccine is the best protection we have against a pandemic that hasn’t shown signs of abating.

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