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The Silent Assassin — Oral Cancer
Health HubThe Silent Assassin — Oral Cancer
January 3, 2022
Oral cancer is considered the deadliest since its symptoms are not apparent in the early stages, and most people will dismiss them as common dental problems. Professor Peter James Thompson, Clinical Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry said the number of oral cancer patients in Hong Kong is on a rise, from 394 confirmed cases in 1996 to nearly 700 in 2016, showing an increase of up to 70%, denoting the increasing prevalence of oral cancer.
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Listen to your dentist: floss everyday to prevent periodontal disease
Health HubListen to your dentist: floss everyday to prevent periodontal disease
January 3, 2022
Does brushing your teeth daily mean that your teeth are sparkling clean? There are actually many hard-to-reach spots in the mouth which renders the toothbrush useless! Some people are accustomed to using dental floss for places in between teeth, while some prefer using mouthwash; but which method can prevent periodontal disease? If you don't want to lose all your teeth in your old age, pay attention on how to maintain oral hygiene!
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6 life hacks you don't know you need to tackle insomnia
Health Hub6 life hacks you don't know you need to tackle insomnia
December 31, 2021
Urbanites are no stranger to stress, and most spend way too much time on their phone; these will take a toll on their mental well-being, which can lead to dire results including easily awakened at night and find it hard to fall asleep, thus lowering the quality of sleep and affecting their mental health and immune system in the long run. Relying on medication is never the ideal remedy, so here are a few hacks you can try to tackle insomnia!
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Feeling down doesn’t mean you are depressed — here are 3 ways to release stress
Health HubFeeling down doesn’t mean you are depressed — here are 3 ways to release stress
December 31, 2021
The stress Hong Kong people face are ranked one of the highest among the world, especially during the pandemic where the challenges they face are even more complex, further increasing the stress they are burdened with. If the stress is not relieved regularly, the negativity will peak, leading to an emotional outbreak when they simply can't cope any longer. This begs the questions: What are the main sources of stress? How do you recognize the emergence of problems? What is the best way to reduce stress?
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