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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 downloadab...

*SF: What can we look forward to in 2017? Will air...

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

Rooted in Chinese culture and tradition for thousa...

Melanie Ham, owner of *Lunabelle Lactation [1]*, offers sound advice to breastfeeding mothers.   .... *What are some of the myths about breastfeeding you’ve encountered since working here i...

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When a headache or pain strikes we might automatically reach for the aspirin. To quit smoking perhaps a nicotine patch, or take pills for stress and anxiety. But what if you’re tired of all the drugs? Of course they may help, but pills aren’t necessarily the answer. Instead, why not explore the world of alternative therapies – which may prove more effective in some cases.  ...

Every New Year there are resolutions we set; like go to the gym, detox or sleep more. For 2017, the nutrition and health world is abuzz with the latest health essentials, trends and super foods. It can be overwhelming--like which trends are worthwhile, and figuring out what the term "super food" means. To get some answers and insight, we turned to Shanghai based health and wellness expert Kimberly Ashton. Here are her top-picks for the coming year.   ...

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