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With Minimally Invasive Technology and Optimized Workflow, Day Surgery Allows Patients to Leave the Hospital in 24 Hours

An increasing proportion of elective surgeries are now becoming “Day Surgeries,” or those that can allow a patient to be discharged in 24 hours. This means that a patient can complete any ..

Guidelines for the management of common diseases in the elderly

Do you know that stroke is one of the leading causes of disability and death? Sadly, stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, and anywhere. But stroke doesn’t have to happen and, when..

World Rabies Day: Get Vaccinated

Don’t know what rabies is? Check out our fact sheet here!  In order to help you best enjoy your own pets as well as stay safe from animals in your community, Beijing United Family Hos..

World Heart Day: Show Your Ticker Some Love!

Coronary heart disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Here, Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU) Cardiologist Dr. Shuling Bai explains what the disease is, who is at risk, ..

World Mental Health Day: Coping with Depression

Depression is by no means a modern affliction. Over the past year, however, the disease has been on our collective minds more than ever as revered artists and respected celebrities have ende..

A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiology is one of medicine’s least-understood fields. Because it doesn’t deal with a certain organ, many people aren’t sure what it deals with at all. This World Anesthesia Day, we..

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 ..

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