Healthcare

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8 Measures To Help Singaporeans Age Gracefully, Happily and Healthily
Everybody already knows this, but it bears repeating: Singapore’s population is ageing fast. People are ...
26 March 2019
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CHAS Card Singapore (2019) – How It Works, Who Can Get One, What Subsidies You Get
Falling sick in Singapore can be a terrifying experience, and not just because of health concerns. As you ...
11 March 2019
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New AIA Insurance Covers Depression, Schizophrenia & OCD – But Is It Enough?
As we all know, mental illness is heavily stigmatised in Singapore. It takes a lot of courage to seek medical ...
14 February 2019
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Acne Treatment & Acne Scar Removal in Singapore – How Much Does It Cost?
Pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts… whatever the variant, acne is definitely the bane of every teenager ...
28 January 2019
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Women’s Clinics & Gynaecologists in Singapore (2019) – 5 Women’s Clinics & How Much They Cost
The female body is a wonderful, complex machine. To maintain it, you might want to visit a women’s clinic ...
11 January 2019
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Cost of Heart Diseases: Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Ischemic Heart Disease, and More
The next time you joke “my heart can’t take it,” know that that hits a bit too close to home for a lot ...
20 December 2018
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The Financial Burden of Mental Illnesses: Depression, OCD, Schizophrenia, Alcoholism and Dementia
Try telling your boss you need to take a mental health day off work and see where that gets you in Singapore. ...
12 December 2018
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Pap Smear Singapore Guide – How to Get Screened for Cervical Cancer (for Free!)
Considering that 300 women in Singapore get diagnosed with cervical cancer every year, it’s amazing that ...
24 August 2018
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Health Supplements in Singapore – Who Needs Them & How Do You Budget for Them?
Singaporeans aren’t known to be particularly healthy, so it might surprise you to know that we spent $490 ...
20 August 2018
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Eczema in Singapore – Cost Guide to Eczema Creams & Treatments
Eczema affects 1 in 10 adults and 1 in 5 kids in Singapore. But what makes eczema all the more alarming ...
18 July 2018
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Chicken Pox in Singapore – Vaccination vs Treatment Costs
Once upon a time, chicken pox was thought of as a rite of passage and accepted as just a part of life. ...
17 July 2018
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Hand Foot Mouth Disease Singapore – Cost of Treating HFMD in Adults & Children
It’s been a while since the most recent hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak, but that doesn’t mean Singaporeans ...
17 July 2018
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Elderly Care in Singapore – Cost Guide to Your Options
Singapore’s ageing population has been a cause for national alarm for some time. Yet the question of what ...
13 July 2018
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Birth Control in Singapore – Cost Guide to Contraception Options
Every so often, you hear about people in Singapore reproducing like rabbits – think 7 or 8 children – and ...
5 July 2018
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Asthma in Singapore – Guide to Asthma Treatment Costs for Children
If your kid has asthma, know that he or she is not alone. It’s one of the most common children’s ailments ...
12 June 2018
LASIK in Singapore – 5 Ways to Not Get Ripped Off by Your Clinic
LASIK in Singapore – 5 Ways to Not Get Ripped Off by Your Clinic
If there’s one thing Singaporeans can agree on without trying to out-troll each other on the Internet, ...
7 June 2018
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CareShield Life – It’s Not Just an “Old People” Thing, You Know
Did you know anything about ElderShield before this week? I didn’t. After all, it didn’t sound like something ...
4 June 2018
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Braces in Singapore – How Much Do Invisalign, Ceramic and Metal Braces Cost?
Supermodels Heidi Klum and Cindy Crawford did it. Action star Tom Cruise did it (at the ripe old age of ...
27 April 2018
Pioneer Generation Card In Singapore – Guide to Utilising Its Subsidies And Top Ups
Pioneer Generation Card In Singapore – Guide to Utilising Its Subsidies And Top Ups
If you were born before 1950 and became a Singapore citizen before 1987, congratulations, you’re part of ...
16 April 2018
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Your Medisave Account – What Can You Actually Use It For?
You may not be able to touch the money in your CPF Ordinary and Special Accounts till you’re older, but ...
2 February 2018
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7 Ways You Can Use the Money in Your Medisave Account
Falling ill in Singapore is expensive, or at least that’s what everyone says. But thanks to Medisave, you ...
1 November 2017
Home Hospice Care in Singapore: How Much Does it Cost and What Are You Paying For?
Home Hospice Care in Singapore: How Much Does it Cost and What Are You Paying For?
Singapore’s population is aging at an alarming rate, which means in time to come the number of elderly ...
22 June 2017
3 Ways Busy Singaporeans Can Reduce Their Chances of Getting Diabetes
3 Ways Busy Singaporeans Can Reduce Their Chances of Getting Diabetes
Many of us in Singapore have stick-like physiques, but that doesn’t mean we’re healthy. It’s official—Singapore ...
26 August 2016
Here’s How Singaporeans Should Make Sure They Don’t Get Crippled by Healthcare Costs
Here’s How Singaporeans Should Make Sure They Don’t Get Crippled by Healthcare Costs
Every Singaporean knows the saying, “it’s cheaper to die than to get sick in Singapore”. In fact this little ...
22 August 2016
2 Changes to the Healthcare System That Would Make Singaporeans Heave a Sigh of Relief
2 Changes to the Healthcare System That Would Make Singaporeans Heave a Sigh of Relief
Last year during haze season, I ended up in the emergency room at a local hospital with an eye infection. ...
18 August 2016