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L-R: Monica Alsagoff, Dr Sundardas Annamalay, Victor Dizon and Dr Thierry Apoteker

Dancing With The Hammer On The Road To Recovery

Things seem to be looking up finally. At least in Singapore. As the COVID-19 cases are contained, and the vaccination programme is in full flow, the restrictions are being eased,...

Coping With Sick Kids Under 5 — Eczema

IN THIS series of 5 articles, we explore the 5 most common illnesses among children below 5. Eczema About 1 in 10 children are likely to get eczema, resulting in sensitive and...

Behind That Smile

A SMILE is such a powerful expression that it has thousands of quotes in many different languages portraying how important it is in our lives. We live in a competitive...
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How Hepatitis Affects The Liver

THE LIVER is the largest internal organ in our body.  It performs several functions, such as: Processing consumed food and drinks Detoxifying harmful substances in the blood before it is circulated...
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11 Stress-Busting Tips

STRESS is the emotional and physical strain caused by our response to pressure in our world. Experts believe that stress plays a role in many psychological and physiological ailments such...

Building A Healthy Brain

ADOLESCENTS are supposed to go through the shenanigans that drive their parents crazy. The ‘adaptive-adolescent’ perspective of the adolescent brain, can be tricky to embrace —the more so for parents...
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In Safe Hands

“BORED?” I asked Mom who has been staying home together with me even before the Heightened Alert Phase in Singapore was announced last Friday. With the amount of B1617 COVID-19...
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Driving The Healthy Way

SINGAPORE is a nation on the move, though most of our travels are over short distances. But we also have an aging population. So, when it comes to the longer...
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Aviophobia — Just Plane Scared

IT IS a fear that possibly 40% of a population suffer from but few dare to acknowledge its name — aviophobia — the fear of flying. Like many business executives in...

The Causes Of Slipped Disc

A SLIPPED disc is caused when the injured disc gets displaced from its original position due to disc tear. The slipped disc protrudes against adjacent nerve tissues causing back...