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    It's never too late to change your habits, and establish a healthy lifestyle. By taking steps toward healthy living, you can reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and other chronic diseases. SingHealth's Guide to Healthy Living helps you to be aware of the risk factors, early signs and symptoms, by going for proper screenings and, most importantly, by leading healthy lifestyles.



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    SingHealth Healthy Living Series

    Health is not just about curing but preventing, and in many ways enhancing as well. People are becoming more conscious about how medicine and medical advancements can improve their lives in every way. So start now, discover the facts and healthy living tips.


    Heart to Heart: All you need to know for better heart healthWin over Diabetes


    Diabetes in Singapore is a growing concern. It can deeply affect your quality of life if not well-controlled, and cause complications. The Ministry of Health has declared 'war on diabetes' and has committed to help Singaporeans live free from diabetes, as well as help those with the condition control it better. SingHealth fully supports this.

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    Heart to Heart: All you need to know for better heart healthHeart to Heart:
    All you need to know for better heart health


    Coronary heart disease and stroke are the most common cardiovascular diseases. They are the second and fourth leading causes of death in Singapore, accounting for nearly 32% of all annual deaths in 2005.

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    Bones & Joints: What you need to knowBones & Joints:
    What you need to know


    Bones and joints problems are extremely common and are a major cause of reduced activity and disability. These problems can range from congenital deformities, fractures, diseases such as various types of arthritides, to degenerative conditions.

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    Eye CheckEye Check :
    A Look at Common Eye Conditions


    90% of people suffering from Glaucoma are unaware of it. 80% of people with long-standing diabetes will develop Diabetic Retinopathy. 75% of teenagers in Singapore have myopia and are dependent on glasses. By being aware of the risk factors and early signs and symptoms, going for proper screening, and most importantly by leading a healthy lifestyle.

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    ENTUp Close:
    Get the Answers to Common Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions


    ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) related problems are common in the population and comprise up to 20% of adult and 40% of paediatric consults of a general practitioner. 

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    Urology ConditionsStraight Talk:
    The facts on common urology conditions


    Urology is a specialty that deals with problems related to the genitourinary system. Contrary to popular beliefs, urological disease spans across a wide age group and is present in both genders. 

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    Let's Conquer CancerLet's Conquer Cancer


    In Singapore today, cancer is the major cause of death. When cancer is diagnosed, the patient, the family and his/her friends suffer from intense fear and uncertainty. 

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    Stay-Healthy-20-Common-Health-ConditionsStay Healthy - 20 Common Health Conditions 


    Many common health conditions can be managed well or even avoided, if right decisions are taken in a timely manner. This booklet provides you the essentials to make the right lifestyle choices, understand your medical condition better and be aware of the latest treatment options.

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    All-About-Digestive-and-Liver-DiseasesAll About Digestive and Liver Diseases


    Digestive and liver disorders are common complaints in the general practitioners’ clinics. Get to know all about common digestive and liver disorders, including their symptoms and management.

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    SleepMattersSleep Matters :
    Get the answers to common sleep conditions


    In this booklet, we will introduce common sleep disorders to you, with their symptoms, and what you can do to help yourself. We want to empower you to understand your conditions, know when and where to seek treatment.

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    HeadandNeck Head and Neck Tumour Conditions and Their Management


    This booklet is prepared for you to help understand and manage your condition better. It focuses on Head and Neck tumours, which are increasing concerns in this region.

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    gynaecological-conditions All Woman: All about common gynaecological conditions


    This booklet aims to impart general knowledge and explanation of these gynaecological conditions in an accurate and relevant manner.

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    dental-conditions Brush up: on what you need to know about common dental conditions.


    This easy-to-read booklet to empower you with information to better understand what condition you may be suffering from. It is important to identify the preliminary signs and symptoms and be aware of the latest treatment options, so that you can make the most appropriate choice for yourself.

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    breast-healthYour Breast Health: Making Informed Choices


    This book is the first comprehensive guide on breast health written for our patients, their families, as well as the general public in Singapore.

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