Monthly Archives: November 2016

Do This At Least Once A Week

HEALTHY SINGAPOREANS Singapore enjoys the world’s fourth-highest life expectancy. The rate of disease risk factors, like smoking and obesity, are also lower than many other developed countries. For many years, health promotion had centred on public education, especially among the young. The School Health Service, launched in 1964, initially focused on childhood immunisations but rapidly […]

That “Sniffing” In Public Transport

WHAT IS SINUS Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection or rhinosinusitis, is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses. Healthy sinuses are filled with air. But when they become blocked and filled with fluid, germs can grow and cause an infection. Common signs and symptoms include thick nasal mucus, a plugged […]

HEPA Filter

DECIPHER HEPA FILTERS You may have heard of this term a lot when you are looking into air purifiers or vacuum cleaners. So what exactly is an HEPA filter? HEPA is an abbreviation of High-Efficiency Particulate Air also sometimes called High-Efficiency Particulate Arresting is a type of mechanical air filter. Filters meeting the HEPA standard […]