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Athletes and Heart Disease

Athletes and Heart Disease: Why Does it Happen?

Highly active and fit individuals are not completely safe from heart conditions. Here’s why heart problems are seemingly common in fit people, and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Heart health Health screening Sports & exercise

How Likely Will You Get Breast Cancer?

How Likely Will You Get Breast Cancer?

Less than 10% of breast cancers are due to genetic predisposition. Dr Tan Yah Yuen explains how doctors calculate your risk of breast cancer, and what preventive options you have based on your risk.

Women's health Cancer prevention

Pain in My Back

Pain In My Back: 4 Things You're Doing Wrong Everyday

Wang Yu Hui, Senior Physiotherapist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, explains the possible causes of back pain and how to alleviate the ache with simple stretching exercises.

Bone health


Recipe: Chef Sam Leong's Spice of Life

Recreate Guest Chef Sam Leong's Spice of Life, a mouth-numbing spicy tofu dish with steamed rice mixed with assorted mushrooms.

Food & nutrition Post-surgery Happiness & mental wellness

Understanding Long COVID

Understanding Long COVID: Symptoms and Recovery Tips

Some recovered COVID-19 patients continue to experience persistent symptoms. Learn more about the signs of long COVID, how it affects your body, and when you should seek help from a specialist.

Respiratory health

What Is Sarcoma? How Rare Is It?

What Is Sarcoma? How Rare Is It?

Sarcoma is a rare, complex, and diverse cancer with over 70 different subtypes. Dr Richard Quek, medical oncologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, explains more.

Bone health Children Cancer prevention


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Treating Skin Cancer with Mohs Surgery

Treating Skin Cancer with Mohs Surgery: 10 FAQs Answered

Most skin cancers are curable when diagnosed early. Read on to learn more about Mohs micrographic surgery and how it is effective in treating skin cancer with minimal scarring.

Getting medical care Medical technology Skincare

Can Intermittent Fasting Help With Diabetes?

Can Intermittent Fasting Help With Diabetes?

Intermittent fasting is known to bring along health benefits, but can it help with managing diabetes?

Men's health Seniors' health Food & nutrition Women's health Living well after 40 Weight management & obesity

How to Cope When Cancer Returns After Remission

How to Cope When Cancer Returns After Remission

Coping with a cancer recurrence can present challenges for a patient and their loved ones. Discover more about this demanding circumstance and strategies for managing it.

Cancer prevention Getting medical care Happiness & mental wellness

Energy-Boosting Products

Energy-Boosting Products: How Healthy are They?

Energy bars, sports drinks and protein shakes – these are popular energy and protein-boosting products for many who are into fitness. But there are some ingredients you should be mindful of.

Food & nutrition

Is It an Acute or Chronic Injury?

Is It an Acute or Chronic Injury?

Can you tell if it is an acute or chronic injury? Learn how to distinguish between the 2 kinds, so you know how to get them treated.

Accident & emergency Getting medical care Bone health

Kangaroo Care

Kangaroo Care: Why and How to Do Skin-to-Skin with Your Newborn

Dr Justin Tan, paediatrician, talks about what happens during skin-to-skin, its various medical benefits and how best to do it.

Children Pregnancy