As many as one in six South Africans suffer from anxiety, depression or other types of mental illnesses, and often people who go undiagnosed and untreated resort to extremes, like suicide. We speak to Neo Fabulous from Safe Space and Neo Selebano from EmaLenna, about their NGOs which focus on creating awareness around mental illnesses in South Africa.

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05.07.19 Pt 2 – A woman could face as much as 20 years in prison for publicly licking an ice cream tub. Ben defends balls and their cleanliness, which then flows into a positively bizarre conversation around public shaming, deterring criminal activities and celebrity private part imprints in ice cream. Bohang Moeko and Sive Mabuya from National Geographic’s “The Hot Zone” then drop by to talk about how the show addresses Ebola and its devastating effect on society. George Mienie wraps up the week with the AutoTrader Power Pod.

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03.07.19 Pt 2 – President Trump and Boris Johnson have said a few things that have shocked people… What’s new!? With Justin Bieber challenging Tom Cruise (31 years his senior) to a fight, the team looks at who their celebrity challengers would be. Gareth examines journalist Marianne Thamm’s new investigation into the EFF’s trash. Plus: could you be working with a psychopath? Dr Renata Schoeman – Psychiatrist and Associate Professor at the University of Stellenbosch Business School – has done some research to help you figure that out.

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21.06.19 Pt 2 – When last did you buy a physical CD? Why are cellphones causing humans to grow horns? Would South Africa benefit from a new city? These questions all get discussed as the team look at some of the day’s top stories. Hear from Alice Vogt and Fawn Rogers from Transplant Education for Living Legacies, as they talk about the importance of organ donors. Then, George Mienie wraps things up with his look at this week’s world of motoring.

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What’s the new wave in the world of health, and how open should society be in accepting new trends? How are philosophies and approaches like ayahuasca and the likes regulated and governed? Health models that we use today are ever-changing, and to give a scope of what is happening in the medical world today, Gareth chats to Dr Carlos Alvear Lopez.

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Vula is an app that puts primary healthcare workers directly in touch with on-call specialists. It’s the brainchild of Dr William Mapham, who conceived the idea while working in rural Swaziland and experiencing first-hand the difficulties faced by rural health workers when they need specialist advice. Listen to his personal journey and what inspired him to dedicate his career to giving health workers – particularly those in remote rural areas – a tool that helps to get patients quick and efficient specialist care. Brought to you by Naked Insurance.

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We may hate to admit it, but we all lose our way in health and fitness. South Africans in general are even climbing up the obesity rankings worldwide, but a brand is looking to address this. A guy called Hobbo has started something called the #BiogenJourney, and he comes into studio to share his story and inspire people in making a positive change in their lives in the same way.

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13.03.19 Pt 2 – Ben visited the hospital yesterday, and it’s official – he’s an old man. Could an app do more good than police? Siya has the details on that. The team chat to Pauline Solomons from The Children’s Hospital Trust, to highlight some of the great work the organisation is doing. And find out the latest from friend to the show, High Rob.

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Imagine leaving your doctor after receiving the dreaded news that you have cancer. The sinking feeling, the anxiety, the loneliness of that moment. If it hasn’t happened to you, then chances are that it has happened to someone you know and love. Some people don’t have to imagine. It’s gut-wrenching, terrifying, too much to bear. But you don’t have to go through this alone.

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Join two leading oncologists and a medical geneticist, for a frank discussion that answers all your questions about cancer. Explore genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that affect your risk. Understand diagnosis, treatment methods and hear myths debunked.

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