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Halitosis in children: causes, treatments and preventions

Halitosis not only occurs in adults but it is also common in children if parents do not pay close attention. Children with halitosis or just bad breath is one of the most common concerns of parents. There are plenty of factors that cause this condition and it is important that parents can identify the right cause in order to cure this condition. In this article, Pediatrician Jonathan Halevy will share with parents about this common problem, causes,  treatments and what parents should pay attention to.
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Children, ice cream and summer: why parents should be careful

According to a recent survey in the UK, in the summer parents tend to give their children up to five times more sweetened foods than any other time of year. A survey of 1,000 couples with children between the ages of two and 17 found that sugar intake spiked as children began summer holidays.
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Simple ways to make your child smarter

What parent wouldn't want to have a smart successful child? A child that will be at the head of his class, a child that will get the best grades that will make his parents proud, a child with a promising future? We all know that Intelligence potential of a child is affected by Genetics. But there are ways we can help our child achieve his maximum potential and become smarter and more successful.
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Asthma symptoms and prevention

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath.
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Caring for face skin with yoghurt

Yoghurt is not only a good kind of food but also a useful material for nurturing skin at home. It contains various necessary nutrients for reviving and developing new skin cells: Zinc, calcium, vitamin B and lactic acid. The latter makes up the main portion in yoghurt, which is used in nurturing skin products. Lactic acid rubs and provides moisture to dry skin, brightens and smooths skin. It also prevents wrinkles and erases existing wrinkles.
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To-your-health: Time to Get Your Shots

Most people have had the flu, but not everyone knows that the word “influenza” refers to a very specific group of viruses that are a dangerous subset of the various common colds and flus we’re familiar with. In Việt Nam, you can get it at any time of the year.
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To-your-health: Vaccination, what is it all about?

The concept of vaccination and immunisation is very ancient. Evidence of early inoculation to protect people from some disease was found in China. However, the rate of success and protection was not very good. The first modern vaccine was developed in England in the late 18th Century and was used against an infectious disease called smallpox or variola.

Hospitals go smart

Lê Hữu Chí from HCM City’s District 5 went to the city’s Medicine and Pharmacy Hospital for a check-up that he booked online. Less than 15 minutes after the tests, the results were sent to his smartphone and the doctor’s tablet.

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Respiratory ailments during wintertime

We are back in winter, from Christmas to Tết, we enjoy preparations and the festivities that come with this time of the year. But it is not all about having a great time and sharing good food with your loved ones, it is also the ideal weather to “catch a cold”.