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Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

Roo CHANGIZI, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Chair of Center for Family Medicine and Integrative Health Care, Family Medicine Physician

What is it and how can you prevent it? An outbreak of hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) in children, caused by enterovirus 71, recently occurred in Fuyang City, Anhui Province. This strain o..

Sleep Apnea, What Is It?

Zhonghui LIN, ENT Specialist

When It Comes To Sleep Quality And Quantity Are Both Important We spend over a quarter of our lives asleep; however, it is not just the quantity of sleep that is important; it is also the..

What Are the “Winter Blues”?

Wei CHANG, Chair of the Psychological Health Center, Clinical Psychologist

It is that time of the year again, when the days get shorter, the nights longer, and the weather becomes cold and often miserable. The winter season is dreaded by some people. During this se..

Caring for Your Skin During the Winter Months

Renhua NA, Deputy Director of the UFH Center for Clinical Research, Dermatologist

Your skin is the largest organ that you have in your body and it is one that has multiple uses. It not only covers and protects everything inside your body, but it also helps your body stay ..

The Harmful Effects of Second-hand Smoke & How to Avoid It

Evelyn FANG, Family Medicine Physician

The data on smoking speaks for itself. It is bad for our health and is linked to numerous diseases and health conditions. But did you know that the effects of second-hand smoke can be just a..

Protecting your eyesight


Preventive care and early detection are crucial not only for protecting your eyes but for maintaining a happy and healthy quality of life. This is especially important with regard to your ey..

Emergency Medicine Away From Home

Martin SPRINGER, Emergency Medicine Physician

As an Expatriate, living away from your home is daunting enough without having to worry about how your family’s health will be taken care of. This is especially the case for an emergency. ..