GMOs and Food: Do They Deserve the Bad Press?
In the last decade, the label “non-GMO” has increased in usage until it’s become almost ubiquitous
September 07, 2018
Why Am I Feeling Tired All The Time? A Guide To Getting A Boost
Trying to remain continuously active and working attentively throughout the day is surprisingly difficult for most people
August 30, 2018
Lifestyle Tips To Relieve Stress
It is a phenomenon that challenges or surpasses a person's ability to cope with the event itself.
August 28, 2018
Antibiotic Resistance: An Approaching Apocalypse?
Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice– but science argues that it will most likely end via antibiotic resistance.
August 27, 2018
Smoking While Pregnant?
If you are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant, quit smoking as soon as possible
July 30, 2018
Healthy Pregnancy: What's Blood Mixing?
There are an estimated 128,845,000 babies born each year at a rate of 350,000 per day, with the global population expected to reach 9.8 billion by the year 2050.
July 20, 2018
Going With Your Gut Feeling: The Benefits of Fermented Foods
People have fermented food and drinks around the world throughout all of history
July 11, 2018
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Not Just Abdominal Pain
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal disorder found across the world and occurs twice as much in women than in men
June 28, 2018
Why Leaving The Office At The Same Time Every Day Is Good for You
Making sure you leave the office at the same time every night is an excellent way to begin establishing important boundaries.
June 26, 2018
Can we outrun memory loss?
Running has long been recognized as an exercise with a wide variety of benefits
June 19, 2018
Transforming Public Health in Singapore and Beyond
Healthcare in Singapore is seeing an improvement from technological advances such as the use of satellite imagery and geographical systems
June 04, 2018
Mounting a Response to Physical Inactivity: Two-Wheels at a Time
Physical inactivity is a pressing global health issue, and is only growing in pertinence in Singapore.
May 25, 2018
Bone Health Today for a Better Tomorrow
In Europe, India, Japan and the USA alone, there are an estimated 125 million people with osteoporosis. So what is osteoporosis, and what should we know about it?
May 08, 2018
Is Your Diet Causing Your Allergies?
Singapore based clinical naturopath and nutritionist, Christina Franco, shares how you can come to understand and control your reactions to various foods
April 30, 2018
8 Reasons Why Regular Exercise Helps With Mental Health Issues
Physical exercise as a means of improving mental health? You better believe it
April 16, 2018
Self-Affirmation: A Way of Coping With Everyday Stressors
In Singapore’s fast-paced working environment, we are often bombarded with a revolving door of stressors that can take a toll on both our mental (and physical) health
April 10, 2018
A First-Hand Guide to Antidepressants
The idea of taking a pill to change your mood is oftentimes shrouded in mystery or fear
March 22, 2018
Are We Sleeping On Sleep Deprivation?
When stress builds up, work piles on, and life gets busy, sleep is often the first thing many people sacrifice first in order to accomplish more
March 19, 2018
Speak With A Doctor And Get Medicine Without Leaving Home
Feeling sick? Perhaps it's better for you, and those around you, that you stay at home. We can bring the doctor and medication to you.
March 12, 2018
Top 8 Nutrition Tips To Boost Your Immune System
Tired of getting sick? Sometimes it's out of your control, but, in addition to basic hygiene, there are indeed steps you can take to reduce your chances of falling sick
March 07, 2018
How To Find A Doctor In Singapore– Overview Of Primary Care Services
To help you find the right doctor for you, this blog post gives a general overview of where you can go to see a doctor in Singapore
March 01, 2018
How To Make The Most Of Your Online Doctor Consultation
Take these steps to make your online doctor consultation even more efficient and effective. Together we can make healthcare more convenient and accessible.
February 28, 2018
10 Dietary Tips To Soothe Menstrual Cramps
Did you know that the food you eat can influence your menstrual pain?
February 26, 2018
How To Identify A Reliable Telemedicine Provider
In a world full of constantly blossoming attractions and distractions that grant instant gratification, it's more important than ever to keep your guard up
January 31, 2018
Germs In The Doctor's Office? The Low-down On Healthcare-associated Infections
Unfortunately, it is possible to get sick from going to visit a doctor. This phenomenon is typically known as a healthcare-associated infection
January 16, 2018
Everyday 32,000 Singaporeans Spend Valuable Time And Energy Doing This One Thing. Are You One Of Them?
Going to the clinic or hospital to see a doctor for a common cold or flu? You're spending valuable time and energy. You are not alone
January 15, 2018
Prescription Drugs Making You More Sick? Why Playing It Safe Can Be Dangerous.
Society values preventative measures to stop bad things from getting worse.
December 24, 2017
Feeling Sick After Flying? Dealing With A Germ-filled Box In The Sky.
People are torn over whether flying makes you sick, it's important to understand the factors that influence this process
December 12, 2017
GP Service Without Leaving Home!
The intention of this blog post is to answer some of the most common questions about telemedicine services and virtual care in Singapore that you've thrown our way.
December 06, 2017
Running To The GP Clinic Every Time You're Worried About Your Child?
Worrying too much? Not enough? How do you know? Having a young child can be incredibly scary.
November 30, 2017
You Don't Have To Be A Pro Athlete To Have A Doctor On Call
Speak to a doctor online right when you get hurt to optimize your health and well-being. A doctor on call, just for you!
November 27, 2017
Save Time. Save Money. See A Doctor From Home For JUST $20
It's not a deal. It's not a promotion. It's not a dream. This is reality. See a doctor online, right now, wherever you are in Singapore, for just $20.
November 22, 2017
When Can I Use Telemedicine? If I Think I Have The Flu?
If you feel you have the flu, you may be able to save energy and time by seeing a doctor from home
November 13, 2017
Telemedicine In Singapore? I Can Speak To A Doctor Online?
Most people are aware of telemedicine in Singapore but don't know much about it
November 10, 2017
Be Rational: What To Do If You Have A Rash
Have a rash but not sure if you need to go to the clinic or hospital to see a doctor? Now, you don’t need to leave home to find your answer
November 07, 2017
Allergic Rhinitis? Hay Fever? What Am I Allergic To?
Sick and tired of allergies ruining your day? Had enough of sneezing, being congested, and having swollen, itchy eyes?
November 03, 2017
Sparring With Sinusitis: How To Handle The Pressure
Pressure and pain in your face? You could have a sinus infection. Here's what to look out for, what certain symptoms may mean, and what you can do about them.
November 02, 2017
Singapore Engineers Work Through Night To Put Doctor In Your Pocket
Why leave home to see a doctor if you don't have to? You can consult a Singapore licensed physician right now, wherever you are
November 02, 2017
The Influence Of Influenza: Fighting The Flu
Are you feeling awful all of a sudden? Out of nowhere, you have a fever and aches all over?
October 27, 2017
Sore Throat? Tips For Soothing This Timeless Trouble.
You know what it feels like. An awful pain or irritation of your throat. It usually feels even worse when you swallow.
October 26, 2017
Your Stomach Ache Might Not Be Just A Stomach Ache
Stomach ache? Are you sure? We can be too quick to call any abdominal pain a "stomach ache."
October 24, 2017
Menstrual Cramps As Painful As A Heart Attack? This Cannot, And Must Not, Be Ignored.
Period pain got you down? The menstrual cycle is a regular part of life as a female, but the pain that can come from it is anything but regular.
October 18, 2017
Managing Migraines: What You Need To Know
Migraines affect roughly 1 in 7 people throughout the world, making it one of the world's most common diseases.
October 13, 2017
3 Main Approaches For Dealing with PTSD
Think you might be suffering from PTSD? Below we identify and explain the three prominent cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques
October 10, 2017
Don't React, Respond! How These 3 Words Can Do Wonders For Your Mental Health
Dr. Bira emphasizes the importance of responding versus reacting to the world around you
October 04, 2017
The guilt of being away from family and friends back home is something that is not often associated with expat life.
October 03, 2017
Destigmatizing Mental Health
This blog post covers part of my conversation with American clinical health psychologist, therapist and coach Dr. Lindsay Bira.
October 01, 2017
Workplace Stress Or Misguided Ambition?
Do you feel trapped by other people's expectations? Are you in a position that isn't really for you?
September 26, 2017
Key Questions To Determine If A Therapist Is A Good Match
Struggling to find a good match with a therapist? It's critical to your progress that you find someone who makes you feel comfortable and pushes you to grow.
September 22, 2017
The Truth About Psychotherapy and What You Need To Know About It.
What does psychotherapy mean to you? There are many misconceptions and stigmas surrounding therapy and mental health in general.
September 21, 2017