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...

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...

Your Must-know About Health Insurance

As an expatriate living abroad, it's both more important and more difficult to understand the details of your health insurance. Here are six points to consider when shopping for...

Health Insurance in China: an Overview

An introduction to how health insurance works in China Though local hospitals are cheap in China, international hospitals are expensive. This means a good healthcare plan is essential. Local hospitals...

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...

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...