A Little Sunshine Goes A Long Way

Summer is here and a relaxing day by the swimming pool or on the beach might be just what you need in order to de-stress and regain some mental clarity. Living in China we see that for many summer is like a game of hide and seek which involves hiding from the sun with umbrellas, long sleeves and large sun visors. But when it comes to getting some sunshine, it's all about moderation.

East Meets West - Is TCM good for your kid?

TCM Shanghai China

For centuries, people have relied on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to prevent illnesses, promote healthy lifestyles and cure common ailments. While you have probably heard of the benefits of TCM, they are not aware that it can be practiced effectively with children as well as adults.Families who receive TCM care have given it rave reviews and now you too can learn more.Here are some answers to frequently asked questions:

What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally Invasve Surgery in Shanghai China

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) also called keyhole surgery and Laparoscopic surgery, is a modern surgical technique in which operations in the abdomen or other surgical place are performed through small incisions (usually 0.5®C1.5cm) as compared to larger incisions needed in traditional surgical procedures. MIS uses images displayed on TV monitors for magnification of the surgical elements.

Protect Yourself and Your Beloved Ones

Flu Shot in Shanghai China

Flu season is just around the corner so it is time for you and your family to start thinking about getting your annual flu shot.

6 Myths and Truths of Happiness

happy sad facesTo gain the happiness, you maythink that to you need more than you have now: more freedom, more money, more love ... Or maybe you've convinced yourself that this is as good as it gets. Such beliefs may be more myth than fact. Although a myth usually contains a kernel of truth, it can also sprout and grow, spreading seeds of doubt that can ultimately crowd out your own growth. Here are six common myths about happiness that may actually be downsizing your happiness. The truth may set you free for a happier life, starting right now.

Shanghai Has the Highest Cancer Rate in China

lung logoShanghai has the highest cancer rate in China, and lung cancer is the deadliest among all cancers. Living in a city where pollution and food safety are constant concerns, it's time for us to equip ourselves and our family with more updated knowledge to reduce our risk to the strict minimum.

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