Flight, Flight, Freeze

Do schools in Vietnam care about mental health? Now that school is back in full swing in Vietnam, a question that has often been in the background, under the radar, is now becoming voiced more often: Is my son or daughter getting the mental health support they need at school? What we already know is

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The Postpartum CheckUp

What to expect and why your frst checkup after having a baby is just as important as your newborn’s The first three to four months of having a child can often be the most challenging by far, especially for first-time mothers. People usually talk about how wonderful it is to have a baby—and it is

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Scar Over

From pesky reminders of your youth (we don’t miss you, acne) to more major surgical wounds, these scar treatments can help diminish them Our skin has an ability to heal itself after sustaining damage that is almost miraculous. If only that healing process were perfect—it’s quite unfortunate that it generally results in scars. Burns, acne,

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Bathwater Quality and Your Baby’s Skin

Atopic Dermatitis – The hidden trigger Over the past few years, we have seen a dramatic rise in the number of babies who suffer from atopic dermatitis—both in Vietnam and around the world. Recently we have noticed more and more babies coming to our clinic with severe and hard-to-control eczema. We know that genetics plays

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Fighting Bacteria

Strengthening your child’s immune system Bacteria, viruses and other pathogens are all around us—it’s impossible to avoid them. Fortunately, we have a way to protect ourselves against the threat of infection in the immune system. When the human body is exposed to a threat from a pathogen, it fights back by analyzing that threat, designing antibodies, and then producing enough of them to disable the

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Life is a Sport

Why and how to raise “sporty” children “Kids today.” It’s such a timeless and all-encompassing phrase, used over the span of generations to denote the way that things and people change over time, and the ways in which those changes are reflected in our youngsters. One commonly held perception of children in the new millennium is that they’re too distracted by technology to bother to play

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1 in 5 Women

Seeking medical help and reporting sexual assault is one of the most important things you can do It is incredibly difficult to imagine oneself as the victim of sexual assault, yet statistics show that one in five women will be. When something like this does happen, it’s important to remember that any kind of sexual

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Trained for Fitness

Start off the New Year on the right foot Improving health and fitness usually tops the list of New Year’s resolution. It’s a time when people feel most optimistic and motivated to take better care of themselves by pledging to eat better or go to the gym more frequently. They usually start gung-ho with a

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Digital Distractions

How smartphones have increased our working hours even after we leave the office This first installment of our smartphone dilemma series will focus on some current trends being discussed and shed new light on what the phones do to us. If you haven’t read any of my previous articles, here is a quick summary: phones

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Out Of Joint

Learn more about arthroscopy, a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint Arthroscopic surgery is a revolution in orthopedics, and it has changed the way we operate on joints. This minimally invasive procedure has given us the power to accurately examine joints from the inside, making a diagnosis with 100 percent accuracy. Not even

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