Expat Healthcare in Singapore

Singapore is an international business hub with a healthcare system valued as one of the best in world. Outstanding medical quality standards are consistent across both the public and private sector, and the system...

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”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...