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Fat Babies Are More Likely to Grow Up as Obese Adults, Study Shows

Fat Babies Are More Likely to Grow Up as Obese Adults, Study Shows

Chubby babies aren't always healthy. If you are a parent of a fairly small baby, chances are your older relatives would advise or even nag at you to get your baby's weight up. They will tell you that chubby babies are perceived to be well-fed and, thus, s...
7 Reasons Why Your Period Flow is Suddenly Lighter Than Usual

7 Reasons Why Your Period Flow is Suddenly Lighter Than Usual

Is your period lighter than normal? Not every woman is created equal when it comes to periods. While some breeze through the time of the month with no issues whatsoever, others have to deal with crippling cramps, extreme mood swings or an extremely heavy ...
TRUE STORY: “I Have an Eating Disorder But Even My Husband Doesn’t Know.”

TRUE STORY: “I Have an Eating Disorder But Even My Husband Doesn’t Know.”

I've been secretly abusing laxatives and starving myself just to look good next to him. My wedding to Derrick* was one of the happiest occasions of my life. More than 100 close friends and relatives were in attendance, and I was head over heels in love. D...
TRUE STORY: “I Suddenly Became Lactose Intolerant After a Bad Bout of Food Poisoning.”

TRUE STORY: “I Suddenly Became Lactose Intolerant After a Bad Bout of Food Poisoning.”

I didn’t even know this was possible. The background Sometime in August last year (2017), my colleagues and I went to a nearby mall for a quick lunch. We ate at a well-known – and often crowded – local eatery where I had my usual plate of nasi lemak an...
TRUE STORY: “A Regular Brazillian Wax Landed Me in The Hospital’s A&E.”

TRUE STORY: “A Regular Brazillian Wax Landed Me in The Hospital’s A&E.”

A regular wax session nearly cost 37-year-old Lisa* her life. “I had my first Brazilian wax when I was 25, and since then, I’ve made it a point to get it regularly – at least three or four times a year. I’d never had any problems with pain or sensitivity un...
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