Think pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

in Health Q&A by Dr Winnie Siu, October 2015
Doing her bit in Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Dr Winnie Siu of Island Health Family Practice reveals some of the risk factors to avoid and warning signs to watch out for.

Rest assured

in Health Q&A by Hannah Ball April 2015
Insomnia: Hannah Ball consults Dr James Oliver of DB’s Island Health Family Practice for some solutions.

Dengue Fever

in Health Q&A by Hannah Ball February 2015
With dengue fever growing in prevalence across Asia, Hannah Ball consults Dr Yau Wing Him of Quality HealthCare Medical Centre – DB

Mosquito Magnets

in Health Q&A by Jane Clyde August 2014
If you feel as if every mosquito has you locked in its sights, while your friends rarely get bit, you’ll want to know why. Jane Clyde consults Dr Yau of DB Medical Centre.

Sleep on it

in Health Q&A by Jane Clyde May 2014
Getting a good night’s rest is essential. Jane Clyde reports.

Time to quit

in Health Q&A by Dr Yau Wing Him April 2014
Smoking – a habit so easily started, yet so hard to break. Dr Yau Wing Him of Discovery Bay Medical Centre gets serious about this harmful addiction.

Melanie Potgieter on Physiotherapy

in Health Q&A by arounddb September 2013 issue
How can physiotherapy help with everything from sports injuries to back pain and mastitis? Melanie Potgieter of Island Health Family Practice explains.

Sunburn facts

in Health Q&A by arounddb July 2013 issue
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in humans, but what exactly is it, how can we spot the signs, and how do we prevent it? DB Medical Centre’s Dr Yau Wing Him explains.

Control The Itch - Eczema

in Health Q&A by arounddb May 2013 issue
Do you or someone you know suffer from eczema? DB resident Dr Graeme Bradshaw, founder of the Integrated Medicine Institute (IMI), clues us up about this common skin disease.

Dental News

in Health Q&A by arounddb January issue 2013
The future for our smiles looks bright but don’t throw your toothbrush away just yet! Stella Phillips, dental health educator at Bayside Dental DB, talks drill-less dentistry, tooth regeneration and good-old fluoride

Male wellness month

in Health Q&A by arounddb November 2012 issue
It’s Movember (the annual, month-long initiative to raise awareness of prostate cancer and other male cancers) and whether or not you are growing a moustache to show your support, you’ll want to hear what Dr Ray Ng of Island Health has to say on the subject.

Losing your hair and hating it?

in Health Q&A by Dr. Yau August 2012 issue
Are you losing your hair and hating it? Dr Yau of the Discovery Bay Medical Centre has some cutting-edge advice.

Recreational drinking?

in Health Q&A by Dr. James Oliver
Recreational drinking? Go easy with that! Alcohol can be a contributing factor to more long-term health issues than you realise, says Dr James Oliver of DB’s Island Health.

Long-lasting weight loss

in Health Q&A by Graeme Bradshaw April 2012 issue
DB resident Graeme Bradshaw of holistic health centre, the Integrated Medical Institute (IMI) gives us the lowdown on effective and long-lasting weight loss.

Eating disorders

in Health Q&A by Dr. Barry Connell January 2012 issue
Eating disorders typically develop in adolescence or early adulthood but they can start earlier. Dr Barry Connell, specialist in psychiatry at Central Health Medical Practice, provides an expert overview.

Antibiotics

in Health Q&A by Dr. Gordon Cheung October 2011 issue
Antibiotics remain essential in fighting infection but experts say you shouldn’t pop them like … pills. Here, Dr Gordon Cheung, family practitioner with Island Health Family Practice in DB, explains why.

Drug abuse

in Health Q&A by Dr. Gordon Cheung September 2011 issue
One of the main worries of parents with teenagers is if their child is abusing drugs. Here, Dr Gordon Cheung, family practitioner with Island Health Family Practice in DB, answers some questions about this sensitive topic.

Restaurants in Discovery Bay

Beers * Wines * Cocktails * Savory Snacks ...
McSorley's
McSorley’s Ale House is a popular spot to grab...