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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...
I Tried Infrared Yoga At Jal Yoga And It Cleared Up My Skin Overnight

I Tried Infrared Yoga At Jal Yoga And It Cleared Up My Skin Overnight

Infrared yoga is said to have many benefits, such as improving sleep, aches and complexion. I don't believe in quick fixes. But when something promises to better my complexion almost immediately – be it lightening my dark spots, brightening my dull skin o...
Taking Supplements Like Vitamins & Glucosamine? Beware Of These Negative Side Effects

Taking Supplements Like Vitamins & Glucosamine? Beware Of These Negative Side Effects

Off-the-shelf health supplements can plug nutritional holes for some, but experts advise caution. Most healthy people do not need supplements, although many turn to them as a quick fix for poor eating habits. This is not necessarily a bad thing, say th...
Turning Red After Drinking Alcohol? Bad News: You’re At A Higher Risk of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Turning Red After Drinking Alcohol? Bad News: You’re At A Higher Risk of Gastrointestinal Cancer

If you are getting a blush from the alcohol rush, here is why you should be concerned. Known as the Asian Flush or Alcohol Flush Syndrome, people who turn red after drinking alcohol are more susceptible to cancer if they do not limit their alcohol intake,...