Thursday, 10 April 2014 22:42

Medical Buff: The Smoking Baby

Everybody knows the detrimental effects of smoking on your health. It’s common knowledge and even written on the side of every cigarette packet. We know that smoking can shorten your life expectancy, increase our risk of lung cancer (one in 11 smokers will die of lung cancer), and increase the risk of chronic lung disease or having a stroke or heart attack.

Published in Medical Buff
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 03:12

Life Bright Yoga Courses in April

In two separate courses — one Apr. 7 to May 16, the other May 19 to Jun. 20 — Life Bright International will help you to acquire the life focus you need to feel comfortable in your own skin and flow through your life.

Published in Ho Chi Minh City
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 02:09

Le Fruit Offroad Triathlon

After last month’s grueling Ta Lai Trophy quadrathlon, organiser Ta Lai Longhouse has decided to cut its next charges a bit of slack with the May 31 Le Fruit Off-Road Triathlon, a race with five age categories, ranging from six years up to adult.

Published in Ho Chi Minh City
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 21:10

Have you got the stomach for it?

Did you realise that you have more bacteria in your gut than cells in your body? 100 trillion microorganisms… 10 times more bacteria than the combined number of cells in the human body. With this knowledge you could really say that we are more bacteria than human.

Published in Body & Temple
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 20:36

Five Tips to Improve Your Health

It is the beginning of a New (Lunar) Year, which means whether warranted or not we are all more aware of our health and fitness. Gyms and sports shops are the first to capitalize on this shared anxiety, but if you can (briskly) walk past the ‘10 percent off a lifetime membership’ or the pair of trainers that can tell you how far you need to run to burn off the doughnut you’ve just scoffed, there are some alternatives to improve your health.

Published in Medical Buff
Friday, 28 March 2014 17:00

Health For Life

California Fitness & Yoga and Family Medical Practice are teaming up on Saturday, Mar. 29 from 2pm to 6pm for the Health for Life day.

Published in What's On
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 05:40

Is the Flu Vaccination only for the Elderly?

Is the Flu Vaccination only for the Elderly?

October to March is flu season, which means at this time of year people are more susceptible to getting the flu and falling ill, sometimes for up to 12 days. This can be easily prevented by getting the flu vaccination. However, many people wonder if the flu vaccination is only for the elderly. Dr. Brian McNaull from Family Medical Practice answers this question and other commonly asked queries relating to the flu.

Published in Blogs & Columns
Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:35

Zenith Moves

Zenith Yoga

From mid-November, Hanoi’s oldest yoga studio will move from its original location on Xuan Dieu to 247 Au Co, just a few metres away from its existing premises.

Published in Just In
Thursday, 31 October 2013 07:54

FV Clinic Opens in Bitexco

FV Clinic Opens in Bitexco

FV Hospital has just exported its world-class services to downtown, in the Bitexco Tower — good news for those suffering from altitude sickness as their clinic is on the third floor.

Published in Just In
Thursday, 31 October 2013 07:30

Health, Check!

Family Medical Practice new health care service

Family Medical Practice provides open and confidential walk-in appointment service after hours at the new Care I Clinic at The Manor.

Published in Just In
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