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Smoothing Your Wrinkles Away

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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, 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..

Alcohol and Mental Health

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 5.1% of the global burden of disease and injury is attributable to alcohol.[1] In China, WHO data from 2010 estimates that 9.3% of adult me..

Post-operative Care – Curettage and Biopsy

1. Keep the dressing on for three days. 2. You may shower, as the dressing is waterproof. 3. The dressing may get red, as you may bleed a bit for the first two days after operation. ..

Post-operative Care – Excision

1. Keep your dressing on for three days. 2. You may shower, as the dressing is waterproof. 3. The dressing may become red, as you may bleed a bit for the first two days after the operation..

United Family Looks Forward to the Year of the Ram

Spotlight: United Family Healthcare’s Famous Sheep Miriam Brofman Patient Services Director United Family Healthcare The Patient Services Department serves as a bridge between the p..

United Family Looks Forward to the Year of the Ram

Spotlight: United Family Healthcare's Famous Sheep Roberta Lipson Chief Executive Officer, United Family Healthcare According to Chinese tradition, people born in the Year of the Shee..

I Feel Depressed: Do I Need an Antidepressant?

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The World Health Organization states that depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Therefore, one common question when people visit their doctors is: “Do I need an antidepre..

High Blood Pressure: What Should I Know?

Xinhong WAN, Cardiologist, Associate Chief Physician

You may find that many people around you develop high blood pressure with age. Is having high blood pressure normal? High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most common types..