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Herpes Zoster, Better safe than sorry!

Nowadays, herpes zoster can be easily found in our daily life. The weaker immune system you have, the more you’re at risk of herpes zoster infection. That’s why all adults 50 years of age and older should get the herpes zoster vaccine… the strong protection against herpes zoster and its complications!

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Common bone disorders in children and care guidelines

I believe some parents may have children with a congenital disorder or deformed limbs and spine. They may have extra or webbed fingers and toes or some may be missing.

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A Clear Outlook, Preventing and Treating Dry Eyes

In the digital age, prolonged screen time and air-conditioned environments are causing a rise in dry eye complaints. Understanding the causes, preventative measures, and treatment options can help you gain a clear view.

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Scoliosis Patient Testimonial | Khun Boonsiri Chutinawee’s impressions of scoliosis surgery

Boonsiri Chutinawee, a 15-year-old patient, found out that she had scoliosis after she underwent a health check-up at school. Having noticed an uneven waistline, she lost self-confidence. She then talked with her family about getting surgery as a cure.

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New American guidelines on how to deal with a blocked bile duct

A biliary stricture is similar to a traffic jam in your liver's drainage system. It involves narrowing that can obstruct the flow of bile, a substance produced by your liver to aid in food digestion. Sometimes, you might not notice anything wrong at first, even though there could be underlying issues with your liver.

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Hand,Foot,Mouth Disease -Keep Your Kids Safe by Vaccination!

During the rainy season, one of the most common childhood illnesses is hand, foot and mouth disease – the disease that can bring painful mouth sores and rash on the body. If your children age between 6 months to 5 years old, this is the perfect time for hand, foot, and mouth disease vaccination! All you need to know about this disease is here, be prepared and let’s keep your kids away from it.

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Constipation is more than just a nuisance

Constipation is a disruption in digestion that goes beyond inconvenience. Uncover the triggers, potential risks, and clear indicators for seeking medical attention to ensure a harmonious digestive rhythm and overall well-being.

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Navigating Gastroesophageal Reflux

GERD is a common chronic condition that causes discomfort when stomach acid and digestive enzymes flow back into the esophagus. Learn how to ease the symptoms with lifestyle changes, and explore treatment options.

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Preparation before spinal surgery and postoperative care

Most spinal surgeries are performed in the neck and lower back.

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