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Coronavirus and Pregnancy: What to Know (Updated)

What are coronavirus risks for your pregnancy? All your questions answered by Dr. Zara Chan, OBGYN.

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

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 Expert Guide to Oncologists in Hong Kong

Cancer is the number one cause of death in Hong Kong, and there is a growing need for specialised doctors (oncologists). Healthy Matters brings you a practical and expert guide to finding oncologists in Hong Kong, including costs and insurance cover. Methodology: This guide does not aim to be exhaustive. It is informative only and […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Obstetrician-Gynecologists in Hong Kong

Looking for an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) in Hong Kong? Healthy Matters brings you an expert, comprehensive guide, to help you 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 […]

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Why Women Are More Likely To Die Of Heart Attack

Medically Reviewed

Heart disease, which is often first diagnosed after a heart attack, is the third leading cause of death in Hong Kong, causing 13.6% of female deaths in 2016. Heart attacks are often missed in women as they generally experience symptoms differently than men. We explain how heart attack symptoms are experienced between genders. Heart attacks […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Optometrists in Hong Kong

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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Breast Cancer Symptoms and Screening Options in Hong Kong

Every October we proudly support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But throughout the year, 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 […]

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