Why is Health Insurance for Kids Important?

Singapore boasts arguably one of the best public healthcare systems in the world. Having said that, parents in the city-state are also faced with the question of whether to buy a private medical insurance...

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.

Beating Jet Lag

  Long haul flights are an inevitable part of the expatriate experience in Singapore, whether for business or leisure. Here are some basic tips on how to fight it.   What is jet lag? Jet lag refers to...

Back on the Health Wagon

Michele Fernyhough has found a fast way to lose weight and feel great. In early 2013, she decided to do a seven-day fast – a regime which bans all solid foods, which is one...

7 Reasons to Choose a Dental Implant

First of all what is a dental implant? A dental implant is a titanium fixture that is placed in the jaw bone to support the prosthesis of either a crown, bridge or dentures. Here are...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Casual Coffee are holding their Wear PINK Casual Coffee on Wednesday 14th October at Boomarang Bistro & Bar from 9.30am, only 5 minutes walk from Raffles Place and...

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...
Measles Vaccine

Measles – Should You Be Concerned?

With measles cases on the rise, Dr Charu from IMC gives advice on preventing the spread of the disease. What is the difference between measles, mumps and rubella? Measles, mumps and rubella are all caused by...

Q&A with Dr Susan Lane, Asian Regional Manager, Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

    Ego is a proudly Australian-owned company; can you tell us a bit about its presence in the Asian region? Ego has had a presence in Asia for almost 40 years, partnering with family owned companies...

A common expat achilles heel – Plantar Fasciitis

A health problem that has struck Kathy Chamberlain and indeed many expats ‘of a certain age’ soon after their arrival in Singapore is the very painful and inconvenient condition of Plantar Fasciitis (pronounced fash-ee-eye-tus). Apparently striking...