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Bobby Brown joins the Magic family on the Breakfast Show

Certainly a familiar face and voice in the Cape Town broadcasting industry, Bobby Brown will be back on the airwaves, but this time he will host the Magic 828 AM Breakfast Show. After a ten year stint at Smile 90.4 FM, Brown left the station in April and is ready to start his new Magic venture on Monday 3 July. Brown will be taking over from Graeme White, or as […]

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Western Cape Health Department on high alert amid increased cases of gastro among young children

The Western Cape Health Department says its on high alert as warmer temperatures will begin seeing an increase in gastro cases among young children. The department says that parents who notice their child has symptoms of severe diarrhoea and possible dehydration should immediately seek help at their nearest healthcare facility. Speaking to Magic News Emergency Medicine Specialist Dr Charl van Loggerenberg says parents are encouraged to make their own rehydrate […]

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Western Cape sees increase in diarrhoea in younger children between November and May

Parents are urged to consult a healthcare practitioner should their child be suffering from severe diarrhoea as the Western Cape sees a steady increase of cases in young children between November and May each year. Between November last year and May this year more than 48,000 children under the age of 5 years old were treated for diarrhoea at public healthcare facilities, with nearly 5,300 needing to be hospitalised. Talking […]

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Clean water vital to beating diarrhoea this season – medical specialist

Between November and May each year the Western Cape sees a rise in cases of diarrhoea in young children, with some cases being fatal if not detected early enough. Emergency Medicine Specialist at Life Healthcare Dr Charl van Loggerenberg has told Magic News that medication is not particularly helpful in the early stages of diarrhoea, but rather upping hygiene levels in the home.

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