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Top Wellness Tips for Beijing Newcomers

Compiled by Family Medicine Physicians at Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics Lead an Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle It’s useful to picture Beijing as a pro-inflammatory city. “..

Don’t Leave Me! How to deal with separation anxiety in children

Compiled by clinicians from the Psychological Health Center at Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics For more information about UFH and its services, please visit What do..

A Healthy Start to the New School Year

Melissa RODRIGUEZ, Naturopathic Physician

Integrative Medicine Department The end of the summer is fast approaching and a new school year beginning. Your child may be facing many new situations; new teachers, new friends; new opp..

“My Tummy Upset Won’t Go Away!” Could it be Celiac Disease?

Fiona NEWTON, Family Medicine Physician

Living in China, many of us are familiar with occasional symptoms of diarrhea, gas or abdominal discomfort, which often settle quickly without medical advice or treatment. If, however, yo..

(中文) 胆囊切除后就没有“胆儿”了吗


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Caring for Your Colon


There have been numerous articles published on the importance of colonoscopies in the early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC). Most recently, The Register-Guard newspaper published an art..

15 Reasons to Get Physically Active

Melissa RODRIGUEZ, Naturopathic Physician

Absolutely, without a doubt, one of the most significant ways to improve our health is by doing regular exercise. We have many studies that demonstrate this. It’s the magic pill that is wit..

Smoothing Your Wrinkles Away


For that “refreshed look”, the use of Botox as a medical injectable is a quick and popular method of eradicating wrinkles. Another common minimally invasive aesthetic treatment is the use ..

Summer Safety Tips

Martin SPRINGER, Chair of Quality & Safety, Emergency Medicine Physician

Get out your shorts, T-shirts and sunscreen because summer is right around the corner.  Summer is everyone’s favorite time of the year. We get to enjoy the summer sunshine and great weathe..

Cough, Runny Nose, and the Common Cold in Children

What causes cough, runny nose, and other symptoms of the common cold? These symptoms are usually caused by viral infection. Lots of viruses can take hold inside your nose, mouth, throat, or..