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