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Things You Did Not Know (And Should Know) About Viral Infections

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2020 8:31:32 PM / by Jia Hui posted in Wellness

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Close to two decades ago, Singapore successfully combated the SARS virus with a nationwide campaign ‘Singapore’s OK’ which saw public places like hawker centers, washrooms and markets being inspected and sanitized regularly, and receiving a ‘Singapore’s OK’ sticker if they meet the criteria after inspection by the National Environment Agency (NEA). With the emergence of the Wuhan virus that can be spread via human-to-human transmission like SARS, what should you know about viral infections and what are the best practices we should adopt to avoid getting infected?

An infection comprises of five stages

You may be aware that one should minimize contact with others when he is experiencing symptoms, so as to avoid spreading the virus. However, do you know an infection is characterized by five stages, and it is manifesting in the body before the patient realizes it?

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Four Health Benefits of a Clean Air-conditioner

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2020 10:10:32 AM / by Jia Hui posted in Wellness

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In tropical Singapore, close to 99% of households own at least one air-conditioner. Given our purchasing power and the evergreen climate, this high percentage comes as no surprise to us. While most of you may install an air-conditioner with the intention of having a cool night’s sleep, the health benefits of an air-conditioner extend beyond that. If you are among the 1% of households who do not own an air-conditioner, you may be enticed to join the other 99% after reading this article!

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Four Tips for Healthy Dining During the Holidays

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 24, 2019 10:31:08 AM / by Jia Hui posted in Wellness

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Christmas and New Year are two major holidays that most would look forward to, as family and friends gather to catch up and indulge in festive goodies. Although it’s tempting to let go of diet restrictions during such occasions, consuming large quantities of unhealthy food can bring about health consequences. With these festive occasions approaching soon, you’ll find the following tips useful to keep your diet in control! 

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Benefits of Tea Drinking and Best Brewing Practices

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 28, 2019 10:54:18 AM / by Wang Yue Qin posted in Wellness

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The medical benefits of tea were discovered 5000 years ago. The tea culture started to develop, eventually becoming a common practice of all Chinese around the world. Let’s check out what benefits drinking tea brings to our bodies!

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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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随时瑜伽:5个您可以在繁忙日程的间隙里快速完成的简单瑜伽动作

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 30, 2019 10:47:57 AM / by McKenzie Theis posted in Wellness

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“我没有时间,”那个正在努力尝试维持家庭、工作、友谊、睡眠和健康习惯的大忙人说到。

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力量训练可以帮助您看起来和感觉更年轻

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 24, 2019 1:55:14 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Wellness

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您在寻找青春的泉源吗?拿起一套哑铃、一个壶铃(一个带有单个手柄的球形重物)或一个阻力带。力量训练能带来多种益处,包括加快新陈代谢以帮助减轻或保持体重。

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5个音乐疗法的治愈功效

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 17, 2019 5:34:06 PM / by Nadiah Rafhanah posted in Wellness

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您是否曾发现自己不知道如何表达自己的情感?或者您经常感到忧郁吗?也许您需要的是音乐疗法 - 使用音乐作为媒介的疗法。音乐治疗可为任何年龄段带来治愈功效,因为音乐本身是我们日常生活的一部分。

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5 Tips To Help You Bring Your Loved Ones Home For The Holidays

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2019 5:36:07 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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The holidays are often a time of reunion, where family members would gather and celebrate the happy occasion together. However, there are some relatives who might be physically unable to join the festivities, whether they’re staying at a nursing home, a hospital or even from their own beds.

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请带我去洗肾

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2019 11:30:39 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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经常来往洗肾中心对于肾衰竭患者来说是一件令人筋疲力尽的事情,尤其是他们必须每周三次洗肾以保持身体的平衡。

这对于截肢的人来说更是如此,因为他们乘坐公共交通工具时会面临许多不便并且会依赖亲戚来帮忙接送。

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