Health

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...

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...

Treating Sports Injuries in Shanghai

Summer is the time to play sports, and that means injuries. Injuries can ruin an entire season, but can be prevented. So we spoke to Shanghai United Family Hospital & Clinics physiotherapist Christopher Pedra...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...