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Get your hoarse voice checked

Although hoarseness can be caused by infections such as the common cold or voice abuse, suspicions of a voice box problem should arise if it is persistent over three weeks despite adequate treatment.

This condition feels like having a migraine in your legs

This disease, which involved the writer's legs being bandaged up to her knees in seven layers of gauze, is one that few people understand.

Curious Cook: How digestion works in our bodies

Curious Cook columnist Chris Chan examines the way the body digests food and how food should be cooked in order to be safe for consumption.

Simple tips to maintain good oral hygiene

WE ALL get bad breath once in a while, particularly after eating strong smelling food or first thing when we wake up in the morning. Usually, brushing your teeth or giving your mouth a good rinse with mouthwash can easily remedy the unpleasant reek.

Have your teeth worn down before their time?

Our teeth will naturally become worn down with age, but we may also have habits that wear them down much quicker than they should.

How to quit smoking: five tips from a smoker who stopped after 35 years on kicking the habit for good

Mark Sharp has smoked since he was a teenager. After a number of failed attempts, he’s now been able to avoid having a cigarette for over a month. He offers advice on how to butt out for good

More than just a bad day at work

PETALING JAYA: I picked up smoking because it is like a short escape from work, says Salleh, a product brand manager.

Achieving better gut health for the whole family

One of the keys to good general health is ensuring good gut health.

Do spicy foods cause stomach ulcers? Here's the truth

Many believe people with gastric ulcers should avoid eating food with chilli in it when in fact it reduces the amount of stomach acid and lessens symptoms.

Children born of mums who took antacids likely to show asthma symptoms

Children of women who take heartburn medicine during pregnancy are a third more likely to develop asthma, says study.