What are the Differences Between Spit Up, Vomiting, and Bilious Vomiting?

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Reviewed by Dr Ho Ying Jie, M.B.B.S (Singapore) Children, especially infants, often exhibit various digestive behaviors that may cause concern for parents. Distinguishing between common occurrences like spit up, regular vomiting, and bilious vomiting is crucial for understanding your child’s digestive health. In this article, we will explore the differences between these three phenomena to […]

Why Are Rectal Temperatures Recommended to Check if Your Child Has a Fever?

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Reviewed by Dr Welras Long, M.B.B.S (Singapore) Rectal temperature measurement is often recommended by healthcare professionals when it comes to assessing a child’s body temperature. While there are various methods available, understanding why rectal temperatures are preferred for detecting fever in children is essential. In this article, we explore the advantages of rectal temperature measurements […]

Introducing the Healthier SG Chronic Subsidy Tier for Healthier SG Enrollees

Singapore, renowned for its commitment to healthcare excellence, continues to evolve its healthcare ecosystem. The latest addition to this commitment is the Healthier SG Chronic Subsidy Tier, a groundbreaking initiative set to commence from 1st February 2024.  Understanding the Healthier SG Chronic Subsidy Tier The Healthier SG Chronic Subsidy Tier is a specialized framework crafted […]