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MOH: LIST OF CLINICS OPEN DURING CNY

MOH wishes everyone a happy Lunar New Year and a healthy year ahead! Over 900 clinics will be open during the Lunar New Year public holidays from Friday 27 to Monday 30 January 2017 at various times. If you feel unwell during the festivities, do visit a GP clinic for conditions that are not life-threatening or serious.

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PAP GOVT SNEAKILY REDUCED CHAS & PG BENEFITS AFTER ELECTIONS, 154 MEDIA KEEPS SILENT

I went to see my dentist recently and was informed that the government has sneakily reduced the CHAS/PG benefits given to all Singaporeans. Actually expected after getting a big mandate from the recent election. Previously there was no limit on how many consultations, fillings, extractions, crowns or root canal treatment. This has been changed. They will now only subsidise 6 fillings, 4 extractions, 2 consultations, 4 crowns and 2 root canal treatments. Now denture is 1 every 3 years. This drastic reduction is subsidy was totally not reported at all by the mainstream media. I hope you can help educate the ignorant public, thinking that they govt will look after their healthcare needs.

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ZIKA ERUPTS IN S’PORE: HOW WE MADE IT WORSE THAN IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

‘Cover up!’ screamed the immediate reaction I noticed on social media. The Health ministry had just announced that they have found 41 cases of Zika infection, barely 24 hours after they said that there was one confirmed case (on Saturday 27 August 2016). How can the number jump so fast without them knowing about these other cases earlier — was the implication behind the shouting headlines. They must be hiding facts from the public!

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MOH & AVA ALERT: RARE CASE OF ALLERGIC REACTIONS LINKED TO GOS FOUND IN SOME MILK FORMULAS

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) would like to inform the public of rare cases of allergic reactions linked to the consumption of products with galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS), which is found in some milk formulas sold in Singapore. Since 2007, about two cases of GOS allergies on average have been reported each year in Singapore. All the cases have a history of atopy or allergic conditions such as atopic dermatitis (eczema), allergic rhinitis or asthma and were found to be sensitised to house dust mites. To date, there were no reported cases of infants (below 2 years old) who had been allergic to GOS.

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