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The state of health in South Africa according to Discovery Life’s claim experience 2016

The state of health in South Africa according to Discovery Life’s claim experience 2016

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2017 08:50 GMT

Discovery Life published insights of its life assurance claims from January 2016 to December 2016. A total of 20 247 claims were paid over the period, amounting to R3.2 billion. This brings the total amount that Discovery Life has paid out to date up to R18.7 billion.

South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 09:29 GMT

Cape Town has the highest number of people who are a healthy weight, plus they purchase the most vegetables and fruit, when compared with South Africa’s other major cities.

Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond

Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2017 07:18 GMT

​In a bid to promote health education this Women’s Month, clinicians at Discovery Vitality have prepared guidelines to help women maintain good health at different life stages.

Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2017 09:09 GMT

Discovery Vitality is proud to announce the launch of a brand new venture in partnership with four of Johannesburg’s most established running clubs – the Discovery Vitality Run Series. Designed to help people improve their health through physical activity, the Discovery Vitality Run Series connects four iconic running events in the city of Johannesburg.

Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards

Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2017 09:12 GMT

Discovery Vitality launches intervention to intensify efforts to combat the alarming rise in obesity and associated healthcare costs

Exercise: The prescription of the future

Exercise: The prescription of the future

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 13:04 GMT

A panel of doctors and medical experts agree exercise is a ‘vital sign’.

The night belongs to runners!

The night belongs to runners!

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2017 10:29 GMT

Joburg to host Discovery 947 Rhythm Run in May

Targeted strategies needed to stem global tsunami of lifestyle diseases
Why we welcome a sugar tax

Why we welcome a sugar tax

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 13:15 GMT

Discovery Vitality encouraged by the revised sugar tax design announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2017 Budget Speech.

SA sweeps podium in men's elite Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town
Discovery Get Active Weekend in full swing

Discovery Get Active Weekend in full swing

Press Releases   •   Feb 11, 2017 11:43 GMT

The 2017 Discovery Get Active Weekend kicked off today in perfect weather conditions.

The magic of multisport: Why training for a duathlon or triathlon is great for everyone

The magic of multisport: Why training for a duathlon or triathlon is great for everyone

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 12:29 GMT

Exercise can easily get boring or routine, so the multi-disciplinary nature of triathlons keeps training interesting and challenging. Plus, the variety of racing distances makes it accessible for all fitness levels: from kids’ races and sprint distances right through to ultra-distance races. In short – multisport offers something for everyone.

Discovery and its Global Vitality Network join forces with Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global to combat the epidemic of stress and burnout

Discovery and its Global Vitality Network join forces with Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global to combat the epidemic of stress and burnout

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2016 12:33 GMT

Worldwide effort draws on latest scientific findings and experts in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, productivity, sports and sleep to improve health and productivity.

Discovery to host Get Active weekend in Cape Town

Discovery to host Get Active weekend in Cape Town

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2016 08:32 GMT

Entries are now open for the third Discovery Duathlon Cape Town and the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town. On the 11th and 12th of February, Cape Town will play host to the Discovery Duathlon Cape Town and the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town.

​David Beckham’s Advice To Youngsters - Work Hard And Have A Passion For What You Do

​David Beckham’s Advice To Youngsters - Work Hard And Have A Passion For What You Do

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 15:06 GMT

Football star and Unicef ambassador David Beckham has the following advice for young people – work hard, be dedicated, stay grounded and have a passion for what you do.

Take action to change obesity rates associated with type 2 diabetes

Take action to change obesity rates associated with type 2 diabetes

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 10:25 GMT

The World Health Organization estimates that 380 million people could have diabetes by 2025.

Manulife launches Vitality in Canada

Manulife launches Vitality in Canada

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2016 12:23 GMT

Applying Discovery’s Shared-Value Insurance model to encourage healthier living

Salt watch: shaking up public health

Salt watch: shaking up public health

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2016 08:10 GMT

Experts convene for salt consultation forum

Support Endurocad and future Olympians by achieving your goals

Support Endurocad and future Olympians by achieving your goals

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2016 12:20 GMT

Elana Meyer’s Endurocad high performance sports academy has helped produce 10 Olympic marathon qualifiers; read and be inspired!

The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

News   •   Aug 08, 2016 12:59 GMT

Pokémon Go has caught the attention and imagination of what seems like everyone on social media in a very short space of time. According to a survey conducted with Vitality members in the United States, 15% of the members surveyed were Pokémon Go players and the game had a surprisingly broad appeal across age groups.