Coping With Sick Kids Under 5 — HFMD

IN THIS series of 5 articles, we explore the 5 most common illnesses among children below 5. Hand-Food-Mouth Disease (HFMD) With the weekly number of Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease at an all-time high in...

Coping With Sick Kids Under 5 — Bronchiolitis & Bronchitis

IN THIS series of 5 articles, we explore the 5 most common illnesses among children below 5. Bronchiolitis And Bronchitis This week’s article gives us more information on bronchiolitis and bronchitis. Coughing and...
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Coping With Sick Kids Under 5 — Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis)

IN THIS series of 5 articles, we explore the 5 most common illnesses among children below 5. Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis) This week’s article gives us more information on Stomach Flu. Stomach Flu sometimes...

Coping With Sick Kids Under 5 — Common Cold

IN THIS series of 5 articles, we explore the 5 most common illnesses among children below 5. Dr Wong Chin Khoon, a Paediatrician from SBCC Baby and Child Clinic, a member...

Control That Leak — Urinary Incontinence

URINARY incontinence is the inability to control the bladder or prevent urine from leaking. This common and embarrassing problem is treatable. “You need not feel disheartened or suffer in silence," consoles...

Understanding And Beating Diabetes

DIABETES is a silent killer. It does not show significant symptoms in the early stages. In fact, one in three diabetics is unaware that he or she has diabetes. When...

Is Your Blood Pressure Too High?

AS WE age, we are likely to face more age-related medical conditions such as hypertension. Studies have shown that hypertension is a common health problem among the elderly. According to HealthHub,...

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...
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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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How To Treat A Bunion

A BUNION is a prominence at the inner edge of the big toe, usually rubbing against the instep of the foot. It is typically described as a bony swelling...