Keep your kids healthy this school term
January 10, 2018
The Christmas and New Year festivities are now behind us. We are now back to the hustle and bustle of life, with great optimism for 2017. Not to be left behind is our kids, who are back to school this week after a well-deserved break. We have a duty to support our children’s educational endeavors, and strive to keep them in the best of health.Read more .....
The Doctor Kiosk will see you now…
December 1, 2017
Be on the lookout for a Medical Kiosk round the corner. You won’t need to physically see your doctor for mundane ailments. Get the Kiosk to sort your aches and pains, the odd itch, colds and flus, and a multitude of all those other recurrent but benign symptoms. Claim back your time from all those hospital and pharmacy queues. You will also inevitably free your doctor to attend to more deserving cases. In times to come Medical Kiosks will become commonplace, possibly taking the place of the now antiquated telephone booths that once populated our neighborhoods.Read more .....
Just put down the phone already.
November 10, 2017
Researchers have known for years that the blue-ish light smartphone screens emit can make it harder to fall back asleep. A small subset of this late-night phone-checking group makes it even harder on themselves, though, reading and even responding to work emails during the wee hours, a behavior that’s more common among users under the age of 35.Read more .....
Sex education and contraception: Long School Holidays and festivities
October 18, 2017
Like many moms of teen girls, Grace is struggling with whether to put her 15-year-old daughter on birth control pills. It's not that she wants her daughter to be sexually active; it's that, as she explains, "She's started to see a 17-year-old boy a lot. . . . I don't want her think I don't trust her to be careful with this boy, but I think contraception is a good idea and this needs to be addressed."Read more .....
Surviving domestic violence during pregnancy
October 2, 2017
Pregnancy can cause stress in any relationship, and it's a common trigger of domestic violence. Domestic violence is a pattern of assault and coercive behavior, including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion that adults use against their partners.Read more .....