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The Best Ways to Keep Your Heart Strong And Healthy, According to a Doctor

The Best Ways to Keep Your Heart Strong And Healthy, According to a Doctor

Prevent heart disease with these tips. Little daily habits play an important role in keeping your heart healthy and managing heart disease. Dr Kenneth Guo, cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, gives tips on how to look after your heart. (Also Read...
Here’s Why Binge-Watching TV Can Make You Fat… And Increase Your Risk of Dying

Here’s Why Binge-Watching TV Can Make You Fat… And Increase Your Risk of Dying

Addicted to Netflix? Better read this. There is honestly nothing quite as satisfying as spending the night, or even an entire weekend, sitting back, chilling out and binge-watching a new TV series on Netflix. While watching reruns or entire seasons of you...
TRUE STORY: “I Had a Stroke At 39 And Didn’t Realise Till a Day Later.”

TRUE STORY: “I Had a Stroke At 39 And Didn’t Realise Till a Day Later.”

Leong Wen Shan’s story of recovery, as told to Dawn Chen. When I had my stroke in March this year, I was working as an editor and as a freelance consultant in public relations and had been doing so for several years. I would work different times of the da...
Think You Won’t Get a Stroke Cause You’re Young? Not True, Warns Doctor

Think You Won’t Get a Stroke Cause You’re Young? Not True, Warns Doctor

No one is immune to a stroke. If you’ve thought that strokes only affect older people, you’re not alone. It’s a common misconception, but the truth is that a stroke can happen to anyone at any age. According to Dr Deidre De Silva, chair of the Stroke Serv...
Never Ignore Deep Vein Thrombosis: Left Untreated, Blood Clot in Vein Can Be Deadly

Never Ignore Deep Vein Thrombosis: Left Untreated, Blood Clot in Vein Can Be Deadly

Deep vein thrombosis can affect anyone. Ms Samantha Ng, 41, was two months pregnant with her first child in 2012 when she developed a blood clot in her left leg. "When I woke up one morning, my left thigh was very painful," said the secretary. "After t...
Here’s Why a Low-Carb Diet May Actually Be a Really Bad Idea

Here’s Why a Low-Carb Diet May Actually Be a Really Bad Idea

Low-carb and high protein diets aren't always healthy. Interest in weight-loss diets as a way to combat obesity is growing. And with obesity a growing health problem in Singapore, it would help to know if such diets can be used to combat this rising trend...
Most Women Can’t Tell When They’re Having a Heart Attack. Here’s Why.

Most Women Can’t Tell When They’re Having a Heart Attack. Here’s Why.

What you must know about heart attacks in women. Scary fact of the day: Heart disease kills six times more women than breast cancer every year and it’s the leading cause of death among women worldwide. Surprised? You’re not alone. In a survey conducted...