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Friday, January 22, 2021

Mind, Body, Health! How Mindfulness will make you happier and healthier

This article is co-written by Dr. Magdalena (Health & Performance Coach) and Dr. Sairupa (Naturopathic Doctor). Mindfulness nurtures a relationship to our body that welcomes healing of the whole self. The Chinese script for “mindfulness”...

Weekly Wellness Practice

During circuit breaker, ANZA Soul Fuel columnist Kim Forrester has offered simple advice on how to stay both healthy and hopeful. This is the final column in her special series - thanks Kim!

Teeth Clenching and Grinding: A Modern Condition?

Modern life can be tough! Even with the great technological innovations we have at our disposal, life still becomes overwhelming. People clench and grind in response to stress.  We experience stress in our lives...

When Does an Insect Bite Need Medical Attention?

Although insect bites or stings can cause irritation, redness, pain or itch, most of the symptoms can be managed at home and they settle within a few hours or days. Most insect bites are...

Public vs. private hospitals in Singapore

Singapore consistently tops the charts when it comes to healthcare services provided in both its public and private sector. Before you decide on the best option for you, find out the key differences between the two.

Help Available for Those Struggling with ADHD symptoms or Memory Challenges!

Do you or your child: Seem not to listen to instructions Is easily distracted After two instructions already forgets the first one Has difficulty starting with a task Often asks “What do I have...

Teen Depression – When to Seek Help

The teen years can be tough, but love, guidance and support go a long way. Dr Arti Jaiswal from IMC Paediatric gives advice on spotting the signs of depression in young adults, and how you can support your teen to seek help and start a potentially life-saving conversation.

Children’s Teeth: What All Parents Should Know

For the first time in decades cavities in children are on the rise.  The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reports that nearly 28% of children aged 2 - 5 develop at least...

Does health or dental insurance cover orthodontic care?

Fixing your dental problems can do more than increase your confidence. Straight teeth and proper alignment can improve your oral health by reducing the chance of gum disease. However, if you’ve ever looked into...

The Wriggly Issue of Worms

We asked Dr Valerie Druon at International Medical Clinic about the itchy problem of pinworms. How common are worms in children and adults in Singapore?Very common!Pinworms, also known as threadworms (because they look like thin...