Health

Having a Baby in Shanghai, Did You Remember the Maternity Insurance?

Planning for a baby can be the most exciting period of a woman’s life, but it can be frightening at the same time especially for first time mothers. While you’re family planning, it’s a...

Common Childhood Illnesses in Shanghai

It’s worrisome enough when your child is sick, but having to deal with a sick child in a foreign country is even more daunting. Dr Chen Demei, Pediatrician and Chief Physician at Shanghai Renai...

A general take on health and medical care in Shanghai

Medical care is one of the primary concerns for people who move to a foreign country. By taking a few simple precautions and informing yourself about the available healthcare options, you can lead a...

Living with Food Allergies in Shanghai

Shanghai isn't the easiest place to live for food-allergy sufferers. Certain allergens such as nuts are common, the language barrier makes determining ingredients difficult and the selection of allergen-free foods is slim. But Pamela Pour...

Spas in Shanghai: TCM Massages and Where to Get Them

You're in China, try a TCM massage You're in China, it'll be a pity if you leave without trying a TCM massage. Here's a guide to some of the most common, most popular types of...

Muay Thai at Absolute MMA

A heart-pumping hour of non-stop cardio at this new Jing'an gym Ever wonder how useful a few extra arms could be? The “The Art of Eight Limbs,” more commonly known as Muay Thai, may just...

Yoga Space Shanghai with Weila Wu

Yoga Space is an oasis of serenity and calm amidst the hustle and bustle of downtown Shanghai. Located right next to the Hengshan Road Metro station we have two studios as well as a...

Shanghai United Family Fertility Treatment

At what age should you worry about your fertility? As many women enter the workforce and choose to delay starting a family until “the time is right”, women in their 30s and beyond are unaware...

Best Hotel Spas in Shanghai

Luxurious pampering sessions at these five-star hotels From the expert service and professionalism to the fluffy slippers and thick bathrobes, these luxurious hotel spas offer nothing short of excellence. You’ll find glamorous art deco rooms...
Shanghai Local Hospital

Shanghai Healthcare: Local vs International Healthcare

Tell expat friends that you use local, rather than expat-orientated hospitals in Shanghai, and you’ll raise a few eyebrows. Actually use local healthcare, and you’ll risk more than public embarrassment, you’ll risk your health...