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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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Anemia: Do You Have Enough Healthy RBC and Hemoglobin?

Last updated on September 20, 2021.

Anemia Meaning | Causes and Types | Signs and Symptoms | Diagnosis | Risk Factors | Complications | Treatments | Preventions

Anemia is a blood condition usually associated with tiredness and weakness. Want to know if you have enough red blood cells and hemoglobin? Read our ultimate anemia guide now!

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Your Ultimate Guide to Birth Control Pills in Hong Kong

Last updated on September 8, 2021.

What are birth control pills | How do birth control pills work | Guidance | When to take | Side effects | Which is the best | How to get birth control pills | Emergency contraceptive pills

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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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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Breast Cancer Symptoms and Screening Options in Hong Kong

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Statistics | Signs and symptoms | Self-exam | Screening | Costs | Insurance coverage

Every October, we proudly support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Over the years, breast cancer in Hong Kong remains the number one cancer affecting women and the number three most frequent cancer affecting both men and women, alongside colon cancer (one), lung cancer (two), prostate cancer (four), and liver cancer (five). Furthermore, in comparison to a […]

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

Last updated on August 26, 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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The Ultimate Guide to Optometrists in Hong Kong

Last updated on September 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. What is an Optometrist? Optometrists are registered professionals who provide primary vision care ranging from vision testing and correction to the diagnosis, treatment and management of vision changes. The services provided by optometrists mainly […]

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Energy Boosters: 20 Best Foods and Drinks to Get More Energy

Last updated on July 19, 2021.

Going to work, to school, to the gym… How to feel less tired? Here are 20 natural energy boosters for your body & mind!

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