INFOTAINMENT TO FITNESS!

Found a new infographic guide about fitness. Enjoy it!

10 TOP COMMON MYTHS OF SINGAPORE HEALTH CARE

As part of helping the public understand Singapore’s health care system, Ministry of Health has published an e-document! Click on the picture to find out more!    

CAN’T SMOKE ENOUGH?

We all know smoking kills. Well…taken in copious amounts, everything kills. Even water. Just a thought – are we addicted to something because we are truly physically reliant on it? Or is it a case of psychological reliance?

SURGEON BILLED BRUNEI PATIENT $40 MILLION OVER 4 YEARS.

In this shocking revelation in the local medical industry, it seemed that a renowned surgeon, Dr Susan Lim, had billed a Brunei patient $40m over 4 years. Find out what you need to do to prevent this…

COVERAGE FOR MEDISAVE AND MEDISHIELD COULD BE EXTENDED.

Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid of Channel News Asia reported that the Ministry of Health in Singapore will continue to explore ways to make sure healthcare remains affordable in Singapore: This may include extending the coverage of Medisave and MediShield schemes. The Ministry will also study how to make it easier for patients to undergo day … Continue reading

AWAKENING THE APPETITE.

Came across a website that is supported by Channel News Asia for individuals who are diagnosed with cancer. Called Awakening the Appetite, the tagline is “Simple And Essential Asian Recipes For Cancer Patients And Their Loved Ones”. Awakening the Appetite is not just any recipe book. Presented by Parkway Cancer Centre, this book consists of more … Continue reading

MOST PEOPLE IN SINGAPORE ARE UNDER INSURED.

Jo-Ann Huang of Channel News Asia reports that Singaporeans are grossly under-insured: Insurance is all about protecting against the unforeseen but studies have shown that Singaporeans are 11 times underinsured. Experts said underinsurance is most common in adults aged 29 to 45 and young professionals and families with young children are more underinsured than others. … Continue reading

1 IN 12 ADULTS HAVE DIABETES IN SINGAPORE.

Channel News Asia reports that 1 in 12 adults in Singapore between the ages of 18 and 69 years old has diabetes: And the disease is the seventh leading cause of death in Singapore, said Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of State (Ministry of Education and Ministry of Home Affairs) on World Diabetes Day on Sunday. … Continue reading

EASY GROUP SALES.

A man walks into an insurance office asking for a job. “We don’t need any one,” says the sales manager. “You have to hire me. I can sell anyone, anytime, anything.” The manager responds, “Well we have two rich people than no one can sell. If you can sell just one of them, you have … Continue reading

THE AIA INSURANCE SCAM.

This article was published in The Straits Times a few weeks back. It is a good read to increase one’s awareness of the practices of financial advisers. While most of the advisers out there are genuine people who wants to make a difference to your life, there are just some who cross the line for … Continue reading