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Twenty to thirty percent of children in cross-sectional studies have significant bedtime problems or night waking, and in most cases, these have behavioral causes and solutions. The estimated prevalence of behavioral sleep disturbances in children is remarkably similar across studies, despite some variation in the definitions used. Behavioral sleep problems are found in all age groups: • ...

/*by Siobhan Brown*/ More people are suffering from food allergies than ever before. There is a large volume of credible evidence that suggests this could be due, in part, to an increase in additives within our food. The old sayings "you are what you eat," and "an apple a day," that parents and practitioners have been preaching for decades, is solidly rooted in fact. ...

  /*By Ian Thurston-Barnes,* Director of LUC Preschool [1]/ Educators are commonly asked how parents can support their child to help them do better in school. I understand why parents are concerned about this. We live in a world where everyone is competing for the next step, whether that be ...

Whether you’re already a Shanghai expat, or thin...

It's that time of year again when the inbetween weather brings all kinds of nasties to ther air. Flu season is well and truely here and for many expats, trying to find medicine at a local pharmacy can be overwhelming. If you think you need to see a doctor or might need a prescription, don't hesitate to see a healthcare provider. For a full list of heathcare providers check out the downloadable Health & Wellness Guide at the bottom of our home page. But if you think all you need is some...

*SF: What can we look forward to in 2017? Will air quality be better or similar to last year? * *IQAir: *It is hard to predict whether the air quality in Shanghai will get better or not. The Shanghai government unveiled its plan to improve air quality in October 2013, which set the goal of reducing Shanghai PM 2.5 levels by 20% from 2012 levels. By 2017, we certainly hope they can reach the goal. However, terrible air pollution can arrive acutely. We recommend that everyone is prepared f...

/“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”/ - Hippocrates ...

Rooted in Chinese culture and tradition for thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) ...

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