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Bali Ocean Swim 2016
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Posted on : August 8, 2016

BIMC Supports the 2016 Bali...

Held July 3rd and in its 7th year, the Bali Ocean Swim, organized by the Bali Sports Foundation (BSF) was held at Kuta Beach (at Bali Garden Hotel) with 1.2km and the 5 & 10k swims along the ...
20 Healthy Restaurant Dining Tips
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Posted on : July 18, 2016

20 Healthy Restaurant Dinin...

  Here’s what you might not wish to hear: most restaurants don’t serve healthy food. They’re often loaded with processed crap and enough calories that could be spread over 3-4 balanced ...
Yoga’s BIG New Market: Overweight People
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Posted on : July 18, 2016

Yoga’s BIG New Market: Over...

  Many plus size people will say “not for me” when it comes to yoga although it might be time to have another look not only as a possibility but an opportunity to get in shape by way of one ...
A New Medical Threat: Antibiotic Resistance
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Posted on : July 18, 2016

A New Medical Threat: Antib...

  In May a “superbug” that is resistant to colistin — the antibiotic of absolute last resort — was found in a U.S. patient’s urinary tract infection. Colistin is used to treat people ...
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Posted on : July 18, 2016

Hand, Foot and Mouth Diseas...

  In March a medical research team in Shanghai were reported to have developed an effective antibody that could dramatically curb the spread of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), which has ...
Managing Chronic Back Pain
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Posted on : May 5, 2016

Managing Chronic Back Pain

By Dr. Ketut Ngurah Gunapriya, SpAn,KIC,FIPP     Back pain is one of the most common reasons someone seeks medical attention in fact about 80 percent of adults experience lower back ...
March 24 is Tuberculosis Awareness Day
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Posted on : March 15, 2016

March 24 is Tuberculosis Aw...

BIMC is dedicated to informing Bali residents of just how prevalent TB is and educating them so that they are able to identify the disease early and seek proper treatment. TB kills an estimated ...
Taking out Processed Foods
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Posted on : March 15, 2016

Taking out Processed Foods

If there’s a process involved in making the foods you eat they are probably not good for you. Here are the worst ingredients: Fructose corn syrup Consuming high-fructose corn syrup is the fastest ...
2016 Consumer Health Wearables (Part 2)
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Posted on : March 15, 2016

2016 Consumer Health Wearab...

iHealth has designed connected healthcare devices like blood pressure monitors, wireless scales, glucose-monitoring systems, and fitness trackers that are the best in the market. Their new ...
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Posted on : March 15, 2016

Health Officials: Zika Not ...

  Erring on the side of caution, Indonesia has taken a number of preventive measures against the Zika virus after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the spread of the disease a ...
Keep Cancer at Bay by Starting 2016 with Life-Saving Screening
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Posted on : January 11, 2016

Keep Cancer at Bay by Start...

    At what age is it best to do the right thing and get tested and what are the specifics? Age 20-29 At this age, a cancer-related check-up should be part of your periodic health exams ...
Ladies: it’s Cervical Cancer Month
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Posted on : January 11, 2016

Ladies: it’s Cervical Cance...

January does not just mark the start of a new year, it’s also Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and here’s what you need to know. Cervical Health Awareness Month hopes to raise awareness of this ...
Get Healthy with Superfoods
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Posted on : January 11, 2016

Get Healthy with Superfoods

    Health-e takes a look at this category of nutrition found in nature and best of all many items grown or purchased right here in Bali. It’s no secret superfoods is the latest ...
AIDS ‘cure’ coming—true or false?
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Posted on : November 23, 2015

AIDS ‘cure’ coming—tr...

Google the words “AIDS” and “breakthrough” and you get so many promising reports, you can’t be blamed for thinking the end of the pandemic is coming soon.So as World AIDS Day is marked once again ...
Holiday Drinking—What is Normal?
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Posted on : November 23, 2015

Holiday Drinking—What...

Many people think of December as “party time,” when friends, coworkers and family gather to celebrate the end-of-the-year holidays. And alcohol usually plays a role. So as we approach the end of ...
Can Red Meat Cause Cancer?
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Posted on : November 23, 2015

Can Red Meat Cause Cancer?

  The UN’s World Health Organization now says red meat can increase the risk of cancer, and so, too, hot dogs, bacon and processed meat. As is often true with such warnings, it is followed ...
Get updated on facelifts
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Posted on : November 23, 2015

Get updated on facelifts

What are my facelift options? For the first 70 years, starting in 1901 in Berlin, little changed in facelift surgery. Basically, surgeons just tightened the skin. For the next two or three ...
Is it heartburn…or something else?
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Posted on : October 29, 2015

Is it heartburn…or somethin...

Q : When is a burp more than a burp and something perhaps to be concerned about? A : When the burp is a symptom not for just simple heartburn but for something called “gastroesophageal reflux ...
Beyoncé Made Me Do It
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Posted on : October 29, 2015

Beyoncé Made Me Do It

4 Detox Ingredients You Need to Add to Your H2O This is it? Even if lemon does “alkalize the body” and mint “aids digestion” and cucumber has “anti-inflammatory properties” and ginger “cleanses ...
Children and Diabetes
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Posted on : October 29, 2015

Children and Diabetes

First the bad news The are two kinds of diabetes. But before explaining, it should be understood that the incidence in children is increasing in both types, especially in environments such as ...