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First Weeks at Home with a Newborn

For many mothers the first weeks at home with a new baby are often the hardest in their lives. You will probably feel overworked, even overwhelmed.

Lick the Salt Habit

Multiple benefits of less salt intake…

Tips for Ragweed Allergy

Ragweed, found growing in fields and beside roads, is responsible for most of late summer and early fall allergy symptoms like runny nose and itchy eyes but can also lead to more serious problems such as sinus infection and asthma.

Get Screened

Hypertension, smoking, high cholesterol, obesity and physical inactivity. What do these conditions have in common? They are all on the top ten list of leading causes of preventable deaths in the world.

Baby Massage for Health and Happiness

Becoming a mummy isn’t always easy. This can be even more daunting if you are an expat in a foreign country away from family and friends. Why not sign up to a baby massage course to relax yourself and your baby and make the bond between you even tighter?

Breast Cancer

As many as one woman in every seven will get breast cancer at some time in her life, which is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in women from developed countries. Although this is overwhelmingly a female disease, about 1% of cases do occur in men.

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a disorder in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are abnormally high because the body does not produce enough insulin.

Varicose Veins

“This summer things will be different. I will be happily wearing shorts and skirts with bare legs, rather than trousers. Not because I’ve lost weight, but because I’ve had my varicose veins treated.” /Patient/

Are you feeling SAD?

We all know how waking up on a sunny day can lift our spirits, while a grey, rainy day may make us feel down. Fortunately, for the majority of us these shifts in moods will not affect our ability to cope with daily activities. For a minority group though this is exactly what can happen.

Do you lead a stressful life? Do you find it hard to sleep at night?

Recent research has found that men who are stressed and suffer sleepless nights run double the risk of contracting diabetes.