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Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: The “Cantonese Cancer” in Hong Kong

Last updated on September 16, 2021.

What is Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma | Signs & Symptoms | Causes & Risk Factors | Preventions | Cancer Tests | Stages of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma | Treatments | Get Help!

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a kind of head and neck cancer common in Southeast Asia. Early treatment is crucial to cure Cantonese cancer!

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Best Easy Hikes in Hong Kong

Last updated on September 6, 2021.

Garden Hill | Red Signal Hill | Checkerboard Hill | Ping Shan | Little Hawaii Trail | Signal Hill | Dutch Lane

Looking for hiking trails that take less than an hour in Hong Kong? Look no further, here are all your easy, scenic hike options in town.

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Pregnancy Tests in Hong Kong: Your Options & Costs

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

How it works | When to take a test | How to use | Where to find | Reading the results | Accuracy | Blood test

Suspecting a pregnancy but not sure when to take a pregnancy test or where to buy one? Here is the answer.

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Your Guide to STD Testing in Hong Kong (Updated)

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Common STDs | Common symptoms | Public clinics | Non-governmental clinics | Private clinics | Test results | Home testing

Looking for STD testing in Hong Kong? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are not something most people openly discuss or like to think about, but let’s talk about it! Because STD symptoms can go unnoticed, it is essential to get STD testing if you had unprotected sex and you think you may have contracted an STD. […]

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Is Drinking Cold Water Bad for Your Health? | A Chinese Medicine Explanation

Last updated on August 6, 2021.

Drinking cold water may bring your body more harm than good. Read more to learn why!

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Your Practical, Doctor-Reviewed Guide to Morning After Pills in Hong Kong

Last updated on June 4, 2021.

What is a morning after pill | Effectiveness | For breastfeeding women | Side effects | Where to find | Family Planning Association | Public medical providers | Private medical providers | Alternatives

Looking for a morning-after pill in Hong Kong? Here is a comprehensive guide, reviewed by Dr. Zara Chan 陳駱靈岫, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology. As starter, note that there are two types of emergency contraceptive pills and both require a doctor’s prescription: Ulipristal Acetate (UPA EC Pill) and Progestogen EC Pill (LNG EC Pill). What […]

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The Complete Guide To PTSD: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Last updated on August 13, 2021.

What is PTSD | Traumatic Events | Risk Factors | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment Options | Immediate Help

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a psychiatric disorder among people who have experienced a traumatic event in the past. Here is an expert guide to PTSD and tips for finding a therapist in Hong Kong.

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