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World Asthma Day: Learn to Spot the Warning Signs

Asthma is a potentially life-threatening condition. It causes difficulty breathing due to the airways narrowing, swelling, and producing mucus. Asthma attacks can be triggered by allergens, ..

Is There a Need for Men’s Health?

Did you know that there is a medical specialty that deals exclusively with treatment and preventative care for men? Did you know that such care is readily available to you in Beijing? Dr. Fr..

Preventing Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is a common gastrointestinal (GI) reason for hospitalization, especially in developed nations (1). In the United States alone, diverticulitis and its precursor diverticulosis ..

Moving Internationally with Kids Part II: Settling In

Esperanza Salinas recently moved her family (including two primary-school-aged children) from Chicago to Beijing to work at Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU) as a child and adult psychiat..

Moving Internationally with Kids Part I: Preparing to Leave Home

Moving to China is a pretty big change for anyone from the West. Living here requires acclimatizing to a very different culture, getting used to a distinct cuisine, and learning an incredibl..