Health

How To Handle Medical Emergencies in Shanghai

From deep cuts and car accidents to dehydration and heart attacks, medical emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. How well you are prepared and how efficiently you utilize available resources will determine how comfortable you...

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...

Best Air Pollution Masks for China

Foreigners might be creeped out by China’s mask wearing masses, but they just don’t understand how cool it is to breath worry-free in China’s polluted air. Face masks have become the norm for many...

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy in China

It can be hard to stay healthy in Shanghai, so we might obsess over expensive gym memberships or fancy vitamin cocktails to stay in shape. The devil's in the details, though, and the little...

Fighting Food Poisoning in Shanghai

Fight Food Poisoning in Shanghai In Shanghai during the winter season, cases of food poisoning rocket. There are more germs whizzing around than traffic on the Yan'an elevated highway. You are more suceptible to getting...

TCM in Shanghai: Acupuncture at Body & Soul

It's not a last resort, it's the cureWe reached out to Doris Rathgeber, TCM doctor and founder of Body & Soul, a clinic with multiple locations in Shanghai that focuses on TCM treatments to...

Quick Facts About Shanghai Pollution

lanning on hiding from the smog indoors? Or waiting till late to go for a jog when the pollution seems to be less? Think again, my friends…We've all woken up with that familiar, tingling...

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...

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...

Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai

Ever since the founding of the PRC, the Communist Party of China and the Central Government has attached great importance to the development of TCM, specifying in 1954 theta “Unity of Chinese and Western...