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Is it really okay to indulge the way we do during the festive season?
With a brand new year just a couple of weeks away, this means it’s time once again for us to review and reflect on the past 12 months - a notion that can be daunting for some. But, it doesn’t have to be.
And 1 person to enjoy it all!
Genetics play a part in determining the likelihood that you’ll be bitten, but the good news is that making the right lifestyle choices could lessen your chance of falling prey to mosquitoes.
Before you reach for that DIY skin treatment, read this.
A chronic form of anxiety disorder that affects twice as many women as men, generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) manifests in symptoms that can be debilitating for the sufferer if not properly managed. In this article, we speak to clinical director…
So delicious you won’t even miss your favourite burger!
Starting a running routine? It won’t be easy at first, but it’ll be infinitely rewarding.
Not all calcium supplements are created equal. Here’s why.
A visit to a hawker centre doesn’t spell disaster for your health … and here’s proof!
Great reads to add to your bookshelf or Kindle, as recommended by 5 inspiring self-starters.
Honey? Coconut oil? Papaya? No, these aren’t the ingredients for a salad; they are just a few of the common supermarket finds you can use to create DIY beauty products that are not only friendly for your skin and wallet but also for our planet.
A recent survey found that nearly 50% of Singaporeans experience general fatigue during the day, which is a common symptom of iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA). Incidentally, the survey has also implied that Singaporeans are not meeting the Recommended Dietary Allowance of iron. How much iron should we consume, and through what types of food apart from red meat? Read on.
When Lui Yen Yuin found out she had breast cancer, her world crumbled. Here, she shares her story about how she found the strength to remain positive through the process of recovery.
Whether it’s to up your selfie game or to leave a good impression, we can all agree that yellow, stained teeth is never a great look to sport.
Feeling a little lonely? Don't worry – it’s completely normal and simply part of what it means to be human. That said; there are ways to make space for these feelings of loneliness and ease the discomfort. Ms Ho Shee Wai, Director and Registered Psychologist of The Counselling Place, shows us how.
Redness, dryness, itchy skin… Is it just a heat rash or something more serious? We speak to Dr Derrick Aw, Head and Senior Consultant, Division of Dermatology, National University Hospital, to find out more about four common skin conditions here.
You feel like you’re trapped in a glass case of emotion. The slightest trip could set you off, transforming you into either a trembling, crying wreck, or a seething, frothy rage. One minute you feel over the moon; in the next minute, you feel as though you’re being pulled under.
Skin cancer is the sixth most common cancer amongst men and seventh most common amongst women in Singapore, but it’s highly treatable if detected early. To debunk some of the most common (and dangerous) myths surrounding skin cancer, we speak to Dr. Sue-Ann Ho Ju Ee...
Skin cancer may not be one of the most common afflictions in Singapore but make no mistake; the sun’s UV rays can still damage your skin and wreak havoc on your looks.