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Colon cancer at 27 did not stop her aiming for 5Km

Choo Mei Sze from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia surprised doctors with her condition and then even more with her fighting...

Oliver Sacks on learning he has terminal cancer

Oliver Sacks, professor of neurology at the New York University of Medicine. He had an ocular melanoma (a rare tumor of...

I paint to my heart's content and refresh my mind to start each challenging day anew

Mrs Gowri shares her experience as a caregiver of her mother with Dementia   I care for my mother, a soft...

5 tips to handle the Chinese new year festivities

Juliana Lim has had Type 2 diabetes for 27 years. Here she shares her tips to handle the CNY festive season  My...

Just bounce back to disciplined care soon - Helpful CNY tips from a person with diabetes

Ling, a person with diabetes from Singapore and a DSS team lead talks of how she deals with Lunar New Year festivities...

Fighting Psoriasis is not my sole aim in life

Alka Dhupkar, 32, has been living with Psoriasis, a chronic skin condition for 20 years. She says, “We should accept...

If He’s Not Well, She’s There. If She’s Not Well, Who’s There?

Our society reinforces women’s role as caregivers, time and again. It’s time this changed to help women focus on...

Challenges of Parkinson’s Disease – for patient and caregiver

Mrs Balasubramaniam has been looking after her husband, 83, who has Parkinson’s Disease, for more than a decade....

Deepika Padukone on Depression : It was a struggle to wake up

Did you know that as recent as last year, Deepika Padukone was struggling with anxiety and depression, at a time when...

How crochet saved my life and other stories of mental health

You don't have to be ashamed, afraid, cynical. You might be extremely intelligent, extremely self-aware and you might...

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