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Ovarian cancer is the seventh most common cancer in the world, with nearly 239,000 women worldwide diagnosed with the disease in 2012 according to World Cancer Research. It is known as the ‘silent killer’ as it usually is not detected until later stages in its development. A new blood test for ovarian cancer is able […]

Celebrities and public figures are playing a vital role in raising awareness for cancer through various social media campaigns. These campaigns aim to encourage the public to take a proactive approach for checking signs for cancer. Cancer awareness campaigns

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 5.4 million pregnancies are exposed to medication each year. Medication is not recommended for pregnant women as it can potentially endanger the safety of the baby. However, in cases where taking medication is unavoidable, it is always advisable to speak with your doctor. Advice for pregnant expats

Meditation is now a standard practice for success and health, even families can benefit from simple meditation to lessen the chaos in their lives. Although making a toddler sit still for a couple of minutes may seem highly unlikely, family meditation can simply be remaining positive when things feel unbalanced. For expat families this is particularly important […]

I remember the day I decided I would stop eating. This particular event will be forever ingrained in my memory. My friend had come over and I was desperately trying to avoid the smoothie glass she was pushing in my face – all I could see were calories going down my throat. 150, 200, maybe even more, […]

I consider myself to be quite lucky to grow up in the 90s, the years where no one seemed to care about how much time you spent at home alone or anywhere for that matter.. Growing up in the countryside, I spent most of my time playing outside with my neighbours and would only come […]

During the past 12 months, one in 10 teens said they have been hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once. And nearly half of all teens in relationships say they know friends who have been verbally abused.” say House of Ruth statistics.

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