Coughing in Children
Coughing in Children – every child experiences cough—it can last for just a short time or persist for weeks. As parents, how worried should we be when our child starts coughing?
Hormone Replacement Therapy in Vietnam
Many aspects of a woman’s health are kept in balance by hormones. Understanding what’s going on hormonally is key to understanding myriad medical issues.
Traveling with Infants and Children
When you travel with your children, it’s a great experience that’s more likely to be positive if you prepare these easily-anticipated illnesses.
STI Risks for Travelers
Many people who practice safe sex at home throw caution out the window while traveling. STI risks for travelers | on the treatment and prevention of STIs
Do I Have A Cold or Flu ?
People get sick every year, both young and old. The question that usually comes to mind when they start sneezing, coughing or having general aches is “Do I have a cold, or is it flu?”
Vaccinations While Travelling to Vietnam
If you’re travelling to a foreign land, you’re exposing yourself to a host of new organisms that thrive in different environments around the world.
Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) When Traveling
Immobility is known to be one factor that can contribute to the formation of blood clots in the deep veins—so-called “deep vein thrombosis” or DVT. Research has shown that DVT can result from prolonged immobility; for instance, during long-distance travel by car, bus, train or air.
Get a Shot: Avoid The Dots!!!
Recently an outbreak of chickenpox, affecting both children and adults was announced in Vietnam. Chickenpox in general is a mild disease, but it can cause severe complications—especially in babies, adolescents, elderly people, pregnant women and people whose immune system is compromised (e.g. those under steroid treatment, cancer therapy, who have certain genetic disorders, or who suffer from HIV).
Having access to education should not be limited by your family’s wealth or economic status but unfortunately for many of Vietnam’s youth, being able to chase their dreams is just not possible. Giving back to the incredible community of Hoi...