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2022-2023 Influenza Vaccination FAQs (injection and nasal spray)
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Influenza vaccination is available by injection and nasal spray. Getting a flu vaccine to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. Right now, we can also Co-administer Flu and Covid vaccines at the same time.

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Bladder Cancer Early Detection
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How to find out bladder cancer at early stage? (Chinese version only)

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COVID-19 Testing FAQs
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People infected with COVID-19 can have a wide range of symptoms, ranging from being completely well, to being severely ill.

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COVID-19 important data and timeline
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Important Data about COVID-19 current development

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COVID-19 vaccine antibody test
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A vaccine antibody test, also known as a vaccine efficacy test, is conducted to check whether individuals have developed antibodies after being vaccinated. Such test looks for antibodies that are specific to the outer portion of the virus itself. 

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Cervical Cancer: A Preventable Disease
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Cervical Cancer is a largely preventable disease through awareness, screening and vaccination and is treatable if caught early.

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Chronic Disease in the era of COVID-19
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Everyone is at risk of getting COVID-19 if exposed to the virus. Some people are more likely than others to become severely ill.

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Common Cold vs. Flu: What's the difference?
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Common cold and flu are both contagious respiratory illnesses, however, they caused by different virus.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) FAQs
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Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

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Covid-19 Vaccination
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What are the types of vaccination available? How do they differ from each other? When will the vaccine be ready for us? what is the latest update? All information that you need to know is here.

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Cryotherapy in Primary Care Clinics
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This article describes the use of cryotherapy (often also called cryosurgery) for the treatment of skin conditions in primary care.

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Dengue Fever FAQs
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Dengue fever has arrived in Hong Kong. We need to protect ourselves.

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Detecting Allergies
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The prevalence of food allergy has been estimated as more than 1-2 % but less than 10 % of the general population based on objective diagnostic methods.

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Diabetes: Choosing the right Insulin
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For diabetic patients, there are numerous forms of medication that are available. Some are in the form of oral medication, while some are administered to injection. For patients that need to take injection type, what are the available choice?

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Difference between nutritionists and dietitians?
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Though both dietitians and nutritionists focus on food nutrition knowledge, a dietitian is different from a nutritionist.

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Drink to lose weight: Is sparkling water as hydrating as regular water?
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FAQ on COVID-19 Vaccination for children and adolescents
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It is now recommended for children and adolescents who are yet to receive vaccination should get vaccinated as early as possible. The article covers most of the frequently asked questions with regards to vaccination for adolescents and children.

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Family medicine 101: Introduction on family doctor
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A family doctor is a community-based healthcare provider, which provides continual and comprehensive health care service.

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Food additives
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Food additives are found in all processed foods these days and a good percentage of our foods are now processed.

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Gluten Free Diet
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Gluten is a protein found in wheat. Removal of Gluten / Wheat from your diet can have many great health benefits.

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Have a good sleep
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Insomnia is a common encounter living a city life. And many factors may affect your sleep quality, however, you may change change daily habit to improve your sleep quality.

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Health in your 50s
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If you have reached your 50s, here are some screenings and vaccinations recommendation to help you prevent health conditions that are more common at this age.

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How does stress affect your body?
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Have you ever felt stomachache or tummy pain before an interview, a bowel urgency before an examination or faster heartbeat when you are presenting? Let's understand how does stress affect your body.

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Inflammatory Food
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Inflammation is a key factor behind many diseases and poor function in the human body. Certain foods cause inflammation and certain foods decrease inflammation.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is very common in a city like Hong Kong.

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Is dad bod a natural phenomenon or a warning sign of obesity?
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Obesity is commonly found in women aged between 65 to 84 years old (34.3%) and men aged 34 to 54 years old (34.1%). Is dad bod a natural phenomenon or a warning sign of obesity?

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Is intensive exercise the only way to lose weight?
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Successful weight loss depends on higher calories-burnt compared to calories-consumed, is intensive exercise the only way to lose weight?

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Keep Your Heart Healthy
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Tips in helping you start a heart-healthy life.

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Know your heart: Heart Valve Disease, Symptoms and Treatment
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As people are living longer, parts of their body such as the heart valves can develop a problem. Let's talk about heart valves disease, including the specific risks, symptoms, detection, and treatment.

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Learn about Pneumococcal infection
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Pneumococcal infection is caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus). Understand the symptoms and how does it transmit and the risk factors.

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Learn about monkeypox
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Monkeypox is a rare zoonotic disease. Though the disease is not often to be reported in Hong Kong, it is something that we need to be aware of.

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Osteoporosis FAQs
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Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bone are reduced. Often there are no symptoms until the first fracture occurs.

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Post-Covid Treatment
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For those afflicted by Covid, many will feel unwell for some time after. This feeling may be due to the flurry of immune activity that your body musters to fight the virus, but may also be due to other reasons.

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Recently not feeling well, does a detox diet work for my body to improve general health?
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Safeguard your breast health: Breast screenings
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Studies have shown that regular screening of women with no symptoms has decreased the number of women who die from breast cancer by approximately 45 percent.

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Shingles: Causes, treatment and prevention
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Shingles (also known as “herpes zoster”) does not only happen to the elderly, young people who suffered are also on an uptrend.

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Summer exercise idea: Nordic walking
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Suspect myself of having Covid-19, what should I do?
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Omicron is a highly infectious disease. A recent review in the Lancet suggests that up to 90% of these cases will have no symptoms. For most of the cases, especially the vaccinated, it will be somewhere between a mild cold and serious flu. 

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Tips on staying mentally fit at all time
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This article will discuss tips on maintaining mental health for adults, children and those with mental health issues during the challenging time of Covid-19.

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Tips to lose weight successfully (chinese only)
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Obesity is neither an external nor a cosmetic worry byt an urgent health concern. (Chinese only)

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Travel bubble: Travel safely during Covid-19
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Travel bubble has been set up between countries to re-establish connections by opening borders. Here are some tips to travel safely during the Covid-19.

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Treatment of Yeast in Body
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To get rid of yeast in the body, it is important to go on a sugar free diet to starve the yeast.

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Understanding obesity and overweight
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Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. Body mass index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults.

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What are the SARS-CoV-2 variants ?
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All viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, change over time.

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Why is vaccination important to you?
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Vaccinations are an important part of family and public health. Your body builds a defence system to fight foreign germs that could make you sick or hurt you.

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Women's Health: 35 to 49 years old
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In your 30s and 40s, you’re most likely to be the cornerstone at a different role, and probably busy juggling work, home, and family.

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Women's Health: 50 years old and above
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Healthy aging is the goal when you have reached your fifties and beyond. Being devoted to your work and family for most of your life, now is the time to focus on your health.

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Women's Health: Teens to 34 years old
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Most of the major transition in life was completed by women during this period, whether you’re starting a new job or living on your own for the first time or considering starting a family.

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