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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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...

HAND, FOOT, and MOUTH DISEASE (HFMD): WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

As parents with young children living in Singapore, many of us have had first-hand experience with Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD). If not, it will not be long before one will hear about...

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.

Improving Posture Through Pilates

Posture is often judged by how someone walks, sits or stands, with good posture deemed as standing tall and straight, and bad posture as slouching in a chair; however there is a lot more...

Interview: Wellness Warrior Natalie Dau

Aussie Spartan star Natalie Dau is currently training for a 100km ultra marathon and is the creator of The Daily Escape, a health and fitness platform, and the Rockstar Fit training app. She talks to ANZA about motherhood, balance, and the small wellness fixes that make a difference.

Seeing Double: Planning for the birth of twins in Singapore

Planning for the birth of a child in Singapore is complicated enough, but what about when you’re expecting twins? David Marshall shares his experience. In the spirit of the ‘Made in Singapore’ issue of ANZA...

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...

4 Tips For The Right Health Insurance

1. Get The Right Level Of Cover Knowing you have medical insurance that provides adequate coverage is one important factor that can help you feel at ease. Determine your level of coverage comfort zone: basic,...

Poison Control

Children are notorious for putting everything in their mouths. It is natural and a common way for children to learn about their surroundings. While it is important to encourage our kids to explore and...

Flying Safely During COVID-19

The prospect of flying is still daunting for many families, but for some of us it’s unavoidable. Dr Gina Dahel, a pediatric trained doctor based at IMC Children’s, offers advice for keeping your kids and family safe in transit.