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  1. FILE PHOTO: A medic of the regional hospital receives Russia's "Sputnik-V" vaccine s

    Commentary: COVID-19 may become the new seasonal flu

    We don’t know how good COVID-19 vaccines will be at protecting people or how long our immunity will last, but as long as there is a sufficient ...
  2. Supplements may do harm

    Supplements to protect against viruses probably won’t help, and may harm

    Worried people are scrambling to buy wellness products they think will protect against COVID-19. Some may actually do harm.
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    People with COVID-19 are ‘most infectious’ in first 7 days after developing symptoms: NCID consultant

    What have doctors in Singapore learnt about the new coronavirus, two months after the first patient was identified here? CNA speaks to NCID ...
  4. Looking on the bright side may be good for your health

    Looking on the bright side may be good for your health, so half-fill that glass

    A number of recent long-term studies have linked greater optimism to a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease and other chronic ailments, ...
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    The costly, life-disrupting consequences of poor diabetes care

    At least three out of four diabetics do not adequately control the four major factors that increase the risk of serious complications: Blood ...
  6. depression File photo of a man sitting down and looking depressed side view

    Understanding suicide: Debunking myths and knowing what you can do

    What it means to listen and what you can do when you know someone who wants to take their own life.
  7. Picture illustration of a volunteer with the Samaritans of Singapore (2)

    'I can only imagine the pain': The Samaritans who save people from taking their own lives

    “For most of them, the callers find comfort knowing that a stranger is willing to spend a part of their lives, supporting someone they may never ...
  8. Illustration of a gut

    Fibre in whole fruits and grains protects against gut issues

    Our diets are overly refined. Eating more whole fruits, especially apples, pears and prunes, can help our digestive health.
  9. Bottled soda

    Sugary drink ban tied to health improvements at US medical centre

    Workers at the University of California, San Franciso, lost belly fat and showed metabolic benefits after a ban on sugary drinks went into effect.