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10 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke  
10 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Stroke is a brain attack. It occurs when the blood supply to the brain is affected. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability and accounts for more than 10 per cent of deaths in Singapore. The risk of stroke can be reduced. Remember, prevention is better than cure! Here are the top 10 tips to reduce your risk of stroke...

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Heart Valve Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment  
Heart Valve Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Heart valve disease can be treated with medication if it is a mild condition, or surgery if the heart valve needs to be repaired or replaced. Factors such as the valve involved, your age, your heart health and your general state of health will determine the treatment...

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Should Medication Be Kept in the Fridge?  
Should Medication Be Kept in the Fridge?

Proper storage of medicines is crucial to ensure their effectiveness and potency. All medicines must be stored in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight and moisture. Some medicines require special storage conditions such as in the refrigerator, or even the freezer. Such medicines can expire quickly...

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  Age-related Eye Conditions (Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy)
  Your eyes become more susceptible to disease and damage with age...
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  Ovarian Cancer/Cervical Cancer
  Ovarian cancer and cervical cancer are among the top 10 most common cancers in females in Singapore...
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  Arthritis
  Arthritis is a painful disease that requires long-term care. Living with arthritis can throw up a multitude...
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  Useful Numbers  
     
  Singapore General Hospital
Tel: (65) 6222 3322
 
  KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Tel:(65) 6225 5554
 
  National Cancer Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 8000
 
  National Heart Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 7800
 
  Singapore National Eye Centre
Tel: (65) 6227 7255
 
  National Dental Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6324 8910
 
  National Neuroscience Institute
Tel: (65) 6357 7153
 
     
 
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