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Tips to Counteract Influenza for Pregnant Mothers

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2019 11:08:00 AM / by Ferine Tan posted in All About Pregnancy

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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), pregnant women are part of the high-risk group for contracting influenza. This is most likely due to their suppressed immune system from accommodating the fetus. Furthermore, they are also 7.2 times more likely to be hospitalized as catching influenza increases their risk of complications such as stillbirth, neonatal death, premature delivery, as well as severe disease and death. It was recently discovered that this could be due to the overeager response of their immune system. Although a supercharged immunity system may be seen as something good, however too much of a good thing can turn destructive, especially for these pregnant women.

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Marketing yourself as a freelancer in 3 steps

[fa icon="calendar'] May 30, 2019 10:10:13 AM / by Jia Hui posted in Freelancing

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Making a career switch to be a freelancer is like treading into uncharted territories. In the past, work is assigned to you. Now, you have to source clients for work. In the past, you receive a fixed salary. Now, every penny you earn depends on the number of projects and budget agreed with the client. As a budding freelancer, how do you get yourself out there and receive more projects? Here are some tips to help you get started!

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Facial Expression and Emotion: Detecting Deception

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2019 12:24:46 PM / by Jeslyn Lim posted in Testimonials

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Deception has been considered a common phenomenon in our daily lives. It is the act of hiding the truth or causing someone to believe something that is untrue, hence benefiting individuals. In the session, I have mentioned that people deceive for various reasons because of fear or to avoid being punished, benefiting oneself, to protect a relationship, idealised self-presentation, and last but not least having different types of mental issues.

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5 Ways To Care For Someone With Dementia

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2019 12:43:44 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caring For The Elderly

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For many family caregivers, taking care of someone with dementia can be a real challenge. Most of the trouble comes from the caregiver not knowing on what to expect from the illness, and how to correctly react towards their loved ones with dementia. This not only causes a strain in their relationship, but it also puts the caregiver at risk of burnout.

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Moving your body to ease back pains

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2019 6:01:53 PM / by Ferine Tan posted in Wellness

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Living in a fast-paced society is by no means an easy feat. Most of us spend the majority of our time hunched over our laptops in the office, which has led to the development of back pains in our lives. Compared to sitting down, it would seem that active living has a better effect in alleviating back pains according to Harvard Health Publishing. Thus, here are some exercises and stretches that you can do to help relieve back pains.

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Love Languages: 5 Ways to Make Your Spouse Happy

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2019 5:55:11 PM / by McKenzie Theis posted in How-To Guide

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Oh, the honeymoon stage… Love is in the air and passion is felt with every minute spent with your loved one. This stage brings an overwhelming rush of emotions never felt before. It is blissful.

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与亚洲博爱集团任职自由职业护士的五大便利

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2019 5:54:07 PM / by Jia Hui posted in All About Nurses

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大家好,我的名字是Fadhilah。我当护士大概四年了。我在医院急诊部工作过一年,然后改当肾脏护士一年半。我也照顾过新生儿,产后妈妈和儿童病患。

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How to Recover from Surgery Quicker

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2019 5:52:31 PM / by McKenzie Theis posted in How-To Guide

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When you hear “surgery” your heart races as you go through all the scary, unknowns and wonder how long you are going to be off of your feet. This is a justifiable reaction, but I hope you can take comfort in that you control your recovery.

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我最喜爱当自由职业护士的五大理由

[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2019 4:21:44 PM / by CaregiverAsia 之友 posted in All About Nurses

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我的名字是Siti,是一名全职护士和自由职业护士。我的护理之旅从工艺教育学院开始,然后去英国的Coventry大学深造。我任职超过六年。我曾在Coventry & Warwickshire医院的心理卫生学院工作,现在在一所美容诊所工作。在休息日,我是一名自由职业护士。以下是我喜爱当自由职业护士的五大理由!

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The 3 stages of childbirth: what to expect and how to manage

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2019 3:02:09 PM / by Jia Hui posted in All About Pregnancy

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Mothers’ Day is coming in a few days! To most, childbirth is perceived as a nerve-wracking experience, and it is this extraordinary experience our mothers went through which makes mothers so noble. Apart from the scene of blood, sweat, and tears, do you know there are three stages of childbirth? If you are a mother-to-be, read to find out what to expect and how to manage each stage of childbirth!

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