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HEALTH & WELLNESS

/*By Kelly Crockett*/ Friendships are a precious aspect of childhood, as they're one of the few things kids actually get to choose for themselves. They can be the source of their greatest joys, but common issues can also make them their lowest of lows. For parents, it’s sometimes hard to remember being in that situation, and with the rise of social media, it’s a different environment fro...

We talk to Dr Yuan from Shanghai United Family Hos...

The Shanghai Redleaf International Women’s and Children’s Hospital [1] is one of the city’s most respected maternity hospitals in Shanghai and, now, they’ve had to relocate. Why? The hospital had previously signed a 20-year long lease on the plot of land along HuaiHai Road, land which is actually owned by the military.  This sudden relocation has come as a shock to both staff and cli...

Mental health is becoming more and more talked about in the world. However, despite a greater understanding of mental illness, there still seems to be a widespread reluctance to admit that there may be a problem and to seek help. We spoke to ParkwayHealth [1] Psychologist, Dr. KC Lee about the importance of talking to the right people to get onto the path of recovery.  ...

It might seem obvious to some, but our bodies and minds are intrinsically linked when it comes to wellbeing. When going through difficult times, such as: * changing jobs * loved ones re-locating or leaving Shanghai * our children experiencing growing pains it’s important to recognize how this might impact stress levels. Our body is a buzzing energy force and occasionally those energy poi...

Indulge your inner Tony Stark with these cutting e...

/*By Connor Bell*/ As a mom, we bond with our lit...

/*By Jeremy Mitchell*/ In the battle to keep our homes as *clean as possible*, we too often rely on *toxic sprays* to make our kitchens and bathrooms sparkle. The very same chemicals that sanitize the inside of our homes are contributing to the poor air and water quality outside of them. *Ident...

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