Vaping – Help or Harm

Vaping — the common slang that describes using an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette. It’s been modeled as the far healthier smoking option and the number of young people using e-cigarettes doubled between 2011 and 2012. But are they better for you? The research around the issue is inconclusive and sits at the centre of a…

Childhood Obesity and Lifestyle Management

In South Africa, one of the primary nutrition issues facing the population is that of underweight children as a result of undernutrition. Successive national surveys have since shown a decrease in undernourishment in children. At the same time, however, the prevalence of chronic overnourishment is growing progressively. Childhood overnourishment is a complex disease, with a…

Welcome to the Allegra Blog

As a company that builds software solutions around the philosophy of TOTAL PATIENT CARE, Allegra aims to bring you current and valuable healthcare information via our blog. As lovers of good coffee ourselves, we urge you to grab a cup ‘o joe, read our blog and expand your knowledge! It is our wish that the content published on…