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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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First Aid for Kids: What Parents Need to Know

Injuries in children can be dangerous. Learn how to stabilise your child until a doctor can see them.

Accident & emergency Children Newborn & baby

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Sleep Secrets Unveiled: How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Sleep is an integral part of our lives. How much sleep do you need at different stages in your lifetime, and what happens when you don’t get enough of it?


How to Stop Coughing Naturally

How to Stop Coughing Naturally: 10 Effective Methods

What are some natural ways to soothe a persistent cough or coughing fit? From hydration to honey, these home remedies can provide cough relief and promote healing.

Respiratory health

Carb Load for Sports

Should You Carb Load for Sports?

The practice of carbohydrate loading is often used by athletes to enhance performance and endurance in their sports events. But is it suitable for everyone?

Food & nutrition Sports & exercise

Elective Egg Freezing

Elective Egg Freezing: All You Need to Know

Learn all about elective egg freezing, how it is performed, why women opt for this procedure, its benefits and risks, and success rate factors.

Family planning & fertility Pregnancy

Unmasking the Threat of Severe Dengue Fever

With dengue rates rising around the world, we need to be more vigilant than ever against severe dengue.

Getting medical care