How Can You Ease Eczema Flare-Ups?

If you suffer from eczema, you would know that every day can be eczema season. Those red, itchy, and angry bumps can hit you hard, no matter the trigger. In fact, there’s no known exact cause, although genes are thought to play a part in its development. Is there a way to stop them from […]

Vaping vs Smoking: Which is Worse?

A common misconception people have is that vaping is a better option than smoking. Is this true? It’s not surprising to form this view when many of us are familiar with the harmful health effects of smoking, but not vaping. Plus, e-cigarettes smell nothing like the foul and nauseating smell that follows cigarette smoke – […]

5 Rocking Health Benefits of Whisky

Enjoy a glass of wine or a pint of beer after a long day at work? You’re not alone. However, have you considered the effect your favourite beverage has on your health? Most of us know that wines are linked to healthy drinking, but what about whisky? In this article, we explore 5 health advantages […]

The 5 Benefits of Palliative Care

Facing a life-threatening chronic condition can be extremely daunting for anyone, including their caregivers. How can they improve their daily lives so that they feel better and more comfortable in the last moments of their journeys? In this article, we explore palliative care, an important solution that can help resolve this problem for many. What […]

Heat Stress: How This Condition Heats Up

It’s no secret that the world is growing hotter. Temperatures throughout the globe have been rising, especially in the recent summer. Singapore, especially, is no secret to this – it is expected that temperatures can reach 40 degrees on certain days by 2045. Record heatwaves across the world have struck countries like India, Europe, and […]

Help for Hepatitis: What it is, and Why it Happens

How much do you know about hepatitis? This condition widely refers to liver inflammation. In Singapore, hepatitis B is the most common variant of the virus. However, only a small number know how severe it can be. In this article, we have a look at hepatitis and its different forms! How Does Someone Get Hepatitis? […]

Your Guide to Monkeypox

This virus used to be contained within certain countries like Africa, but now, it has begun its spread across the world. Monkeypox cases have gone beyond 200 internationally in an outbreak spreading among non-endemic countries. While Singapore is prepared to deal with cases here due to an imported case 3 years ago, it always pays […]

3 Cool Tips to Beat the Blazing Heat

Feeling the heat more often these days? You’re not alone. Temperatures in Singapore have been climbing since early April, and the unbearably humid heat is expected to last till September. In fact, the hottest day in May in our history was recorded at 36.7 degrees at Admiralty. Global warming has also caused temperature increases, of […]

3 Ways to Lose Weight Naturally

Obesity isn’t just about body positivity. It can come with plenty of dangerous side effects like health complications and an increased risk for many chronic diseases. For example, obesity can raise your chances of getting Type 2 diabetes. It can also lead to these conditions: High blood pressure Stroke Heart disease Gallbladder disease Osteoarthritis Death […]

3 Ways Regular Exercise Helps You Be Healthier

We’ve heard it so often, but does exercise really help you achieve a healthy lifestyle? And how? Its benefits come in various aspects, from improved sleep to reduced belly fat and feeling better about yourself all day. If you also find yourself procrastinating all the time when you’re trying to get some physical activity in, […]