Health

Everything parents need to keep the entire family happy and healthy in Beijing

Buzz off Mozzies: 13 ways to keep mosquitoes at bay
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Buzz off Mozzies: 13 ways to keep mosquitoes at bay

Thirteen ways to deter those bloodsuckers

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Fever in the air
Health

Fever in the air

Cool spring brings with it seasonal allergies. We speak to two doctors who give us tips on spotting and tackling hay fever

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How to tell if your child has hand, foot and mouth disease, and how to treat it
Health

How to tell if your child has hand, foot and mouth disease, and how to treat it

The basics of HFMD and how to treat it

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How to beat heat rash this summer
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How to beat heat rash this summer

A doctor's best tips on how to prevent children getting heat rash

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10 plants that beat the summer heat
Family

10 plants that beat the summer heat

Summer sizzles, and so do these decorative, heat-tolerant blooms

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How to handle an emergency in Beijing

Time Out Family's first aid guide
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Time Out Family's first aid guide

Beijing United Family Hospital shares expert advice on handling emergencies

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Beijing international hospitals

Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics (北京和睦家医院)
Health & Wellness

Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics (北京和睦家医院)

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Raffles Medical Beijing Clinic (莱佛士医疗北京诊所)
Health & Wellness

Raffles Medical Beijing Clinic (莱佛士医疗北京诊所)

Formerly International SOS, this medical centre has multilingual staff and is open daily

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International Center for Veterinary Services (ICVS)
Health & Wellness

International Center for Veterinary Services (ICVS)

A one-off station for your pets' health care and grooming services

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Hong Kong International Medical Clinic, Beijing (北京港澳国际医务诊所)
Health & Wellness

Hong Kong International Medical Clinic, Beijing (北京港澳国际医务诊所)

A health clinic that offers Western-style health care and services

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Health and safety for travel

How to deal: kids and jet lag
Health

How to deal: kids and jet lag

Paediatricians give tips on how to help kids' adjust to new time zones

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How doctors prevent their kids from getting sick on holiday
Health

How doctors prevent their kids from getting sick on holiday

Three doctors reveal real-life stories and top tips

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Travelling with a bump
Health

Travelling with a bump

Is it safe to fly while pregnant? What precautions should you take on holiday? Consult the experts

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The medical expert's guide to getting your family vaccinated in Beijing
Health

The medical expert's guide to getting your family vaccinated in Beijing

Experts explain vaccination options in China's capital

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Pollution protection

The best air purifiers to beat the smog
Pollution

The best air purifiers to beat the smog

We give you the deets on popular indoor air purifiers for every budget

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7 of the best pollution masks for smoggy Beijing days
Pollution

7 of the best pollution masks for smoggy Beijing days

Protect your health with these pollution masks

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Plants to beat indoor pollution
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Plants to beat indoor pollution

Which plants are best at reducing air pollution in the home?

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Pollution-beating apps
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Pollution-beating apps

Great apps for Beijing's smog

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5 tips on dealing with pollution in Beijing

5 tips on dealing with pollution in Beijing

5 easy ways to protect yourself from Beijing's smog

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Traditional Chinese Medicine for families

Beijing mum diaries: my experience with postpartum confinement
Health

Beijing mum diaries: my experience with postpartum confinement

'I had never had so much pig’s liver in my life!'

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What can the ancient Chinese tradition of 'sitting the month' offer new mums?
Health

What can the ancient Chinese tradition of 'sitting the month' offer new mums?

Beijing doctors explain a centuries-old tradition

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A beginner's guide to TCM: herbs and medicines
Health & Wellness

A beginner's guide to TCM: herbs and medicines

Discover the wonderful world of traditional Chinese medicine

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Mind and body

Beijing's best gyms
Health & Wellness

Beijing's best gyms

Work out your fitness regime at Beijing's best gyms for all budgets

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Beijing's best value massages
Health & Wellness

Beijing's best value massages

Great massages in Beijing for under 250RMB

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Five at-home stretches for new mums
Health

Five at-home stretches for new mums

Beijing yoga therapist Yonnie Fung and her daughter Wednesday demonstrate

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The Mind Body Project helps promote mindfulness in Beijing
Health & Wellness

The Mind Body Project helps promote mindfulness in Beijing

Laid-back and fun yoga, meditation and stress management workshops

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10 minutes with Beijing United's lactation consultant
Health

10 minutes with Beijing United's lactation consultant

Jennifer Lecleir talks standards of healthcare and breastfeeding in Beijing

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