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The World Health Organisation The World Health Organisation lists about 180 COVID-19 vaccines being developed around the world. Each vaccine aims to use a slightly different approach to prepare your immune system to recognise and fight SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. However, we can group these technologies into five main types. Some technology is...
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We know that coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns may be putting you off visiting doctor’s waiting rooms at the moment. So, for an initial 90 day period, we’re giving all Aetna members free access to vHealth – a global service that provides medical consultations by telephone or by video call, from anywhere in the world. Whether you...
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Food allergy incidence around the Globe  Studies show that the prevalence of food allergy is increasing in both Western countries and developing countries in Asia and Africa during the last decade. “Most people think that the allergic symptoms are not severe, just skin rashes or other conditions that are inconvenient rather than fatal,” said Prof...
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The government of Thailand intends to make private health insurance compulsory for expatriates. With that in mind other South East Asian countries may well follow suit. Australians: The number of Australians choosing to retire in Thailand has been increasing, in part due to the relatively lower cost of living in South East Asia. The current...
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A mother-to-be develops preeclampsia and is flown hundreds of miles for a life-saving emergency c-section By their very nature, emergencies and accidents aren’t predictable. When your health or life is under threat, you need the strength and expertise of a clinical team that can mobilise immediately to get you the care you need, in the...
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Healthy sleep is as important to your health and well-being as a good diet and physical activity, so follow these 10 simple steps to build a healthier sleep pattern — from foods to exercise, sunlight to naps. People who don’t need much sleep are synonymous with success. Historical figures from Leonardo Da Vinci to Winston...
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Why is sleep so important to general and mental health? And how can employers promote good sleep to support employee wellness and productivity? In 2007, two years after founding the Huffington Post Media Group, Arianna Huffington awoke in a pool of blood, her worried daughter hovering at her side. The hard-driving executive had worked herself...
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This month’s topic in our year-long “Fit for duty” corporate wellness campaign focuses on heart health and the role stress can play. We’ve compiled information and developed resources to help your clients lower workplace stress and, in turn, help lessen the risk of heart disease among the heartbeat of their organisation … their employees. We...
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That was the case in 2017, when the American Heart Association’s volunteer president, cardiologist John Warner, M.D., went into cardiac arrest. That was the case in 2009, when 42-year-old Ranjan Das, CEO of SAP India, suffered a heart attack and died — after a workout, no less. And that was the case in 2015, when...
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