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Hong Kong-related Health Articles

Stay up to date with trending health topics in Hong Kong. Our HK Health section covers a range of topics that are relevant from innovative health-tech products to current health issues such as a where and when to get your flu shot in Hong Kong.

The Ultimate Guide to Optometrists in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 10, 2021.

What is optometrist | When to see an optometrist | Optometrists in HK | Services | How often should you go | Reasons to see an optometrist | Costs | Optometrists list | Insurance coverage

Looking for an optometrist in Hong Kong? Healthy Matters brings you an expert, practical guide with all the details you need. Methodology: This guide does not aim to be exhaustive. It is informative only and based on our independent research. No practitioner or clinic paid any fees or rendered any services in exchange of inclusion […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Birth Control Pills in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 3, 2021.

Here is a complete guide to birth control pills: which ones are available in Hong Kong, how they work, when to take them, side effects and where to buy them.

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The Complete Guide to The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK)

Last updated on May 10, 2021.

The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) is a non-profit organization providing sexual and reproductive health services, education, training and resources, advocacy and communications. It also offers research and studies to the community of Hong Kong. FPAHK plays a major role in providing Hong Kong people with primary sexual and reproductive health care. As […]

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Pregnancy Tests in Hong Kong: Your Options & Costs

Last updated on May 13, 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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Interview with Hong Kong Dermatologist John Yu on Sun Exposure and Protection

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

Effects of sunlight exposure | Climate and skin cancer | Adequate protection | Importance of sunscreen | SPF | Advice | Tanning beds and lotions

It’s summertime and what is more fun than spending a day out in the sun? Of course, the most important thing for anyone out basking in the sun is to safely protect their skin. Exposure to sunlight will not only give you a sun-kissed tan, but can also cause wrinkles and spots, and increase the risk […]

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Colonoscopy in Hong Kong: All You Need to Know

Last updated on May 4, 2021.

What is colonoscopy | Patient experience in HK | Procedure | Preparation | Medical risks | Frequency of colonoscopy | Where to go | Inpatient vs. outpatient colonoscopy | Costs | Prevention of colon cancer

Learn the basics and importance of colonoscopy in Hong Kong with Dr. Ernest Li 李恒輝醫生, a private practice Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist based in Hong Kong. Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Hong Kong. It afflicts a large portion of the population and is most commonly seen in people aged 50 or above. Colon […]

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