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NHS Health Scotland: E-cigarettes “definitely less harmful than smoking tobacco”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

NHS Health Scotland had earlier stated in September this year that key stakeholders in tobacco and health in Scotland have agreed for the first time that using e-cigarettes is definitely less harmful than smoking tobacco. According to the Board, based on the current Read More

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To live a long life for properties
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

by Property Soul Do you know there are at least 3 scenarios that you need to stay healthy and live a reasonably long life for the sake of properties? Scenario 1: When you need to pay a 35-year mortgage. Scenario 2: When you buy Read More

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Security guard billed with huge medical bills from private hospital
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

It has been reported by Straits Times that a security guard, Mr Thomas Lukose, suffered a heart attack at Gleneagles Hospital and he was billed by the hospital for a staggering sum of $78,000. His family now appealing for funds from the public to Read More

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World Egg Day highlights Singapore’s growing preference for cage-free eggs
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

This World Egg Day, on Friday 13th October, Humane Society International celebrates the growing number of Singaporeans buying cage-free eggs. The Singaporean cage-free market has grown over the past two years, with at least five brands of cage-free eggs now available at supermarkets Read More

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Konica Minolta collaborates with Tan Tock Seng Hospital on automatic wound measurement and monitoring solution
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Konica Minolta, an integral value provider with customer-centric solutions, and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), one of Singapore’s largest multi-disciplinary hospitals, have collaborated on the investigation of automatic wound (pressure ulcer) measurement and monitoring solution. The clinical study result of using a non-contact Read More

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Singapore employers look for alternatives to balance rising medical inflation and need for competitive benefits, Mercer
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

According to the 2017 Singapore Employee Health and Benefits Study conducted by Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB), a partnership between global professional services firms, Mercer and Marsh, employers continue to look for ways of balancing rising healthcare costs with the need to provide competitive benefit packages to attract, engage and Read More

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Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new step forward in the company’s ambition Read More

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Why is healthy food in Singapore so expensive?
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

by SingSaver Money Mysteries is a column by Ryan Ong that explores the odd world of money. Where does it all go when you give it to a bank? Why does a potato sometimes cost S$200, or shipping a sofa sometimes cost S$1.99? Read More

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Singapore Eye Bank sets a new record in its 26 years of cornea donation
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Eye Bank (SEB) has set yet another record in its 26 years of history in cornea donations. It achieved the highest number of local cornea donations in 2016 with a total number of 236 donations, an increase from the previous record set Read More

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What are your options when you can’t pay your medical bills?
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg We explore 5 options Singaporeans can consider if you have no cash or Medisave funds for your medical bills. One of the great things about Singapore is that, regardless of your financial situation, you cannot be denied basic medical treatment. However, this Read More

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