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[Hanoi] Getting Your Work Permit Check Up at Family Medical Practice Hanoi Special Promotion in 2019

[Hanoi] Getting Your Work Permit Check Up at Family Medical Practice Hanoi Special Promotion in 2019

[Hanoi] Getting Your Work Permit Check Up at Family Medical Practice Hanoi Special Promotion in 2019
Hand Reconstruction

Hand Reconstruction

Modern hand surgery is a miracle. The techniques and procedures I am trained in today involve rebuilding bones and joints, re-implanting severed fingers, and restoring function even after the hand has been catastrophically destroyed.
Preventing Colon Cancer

Preventing Colon Cancer

A common procedure I perform is colonoscopy, which is an endoscopic exploration of the colon. Why do we do colonoscopy? Firstly, to find out if there is any colon cancer, and secondly, to look for and remove polyps. A polyp is a small lesion in the colon that usually looks like a small hump. Certain types of polyp have to be removed; others you can just leave.
Depression

Depression

Human suffering comes in many forms, and emotional suffering affects almost everybody at one point or another. In some cases, that suffering can be so profound and have such an overwhelming impact on everyday life that it’s vital to get help. What prevents many people from seeking critical support or medical treatment for their mental health, however, is not knowing when their emotional state is serious enough to endanger their mental wellbeing.
How To Prevent Common Diseases During Rainy Season

How To Prevent Common Diseases During Rainy Season

The weather is changing and the traditional November rain has arrived. We can feel the cool breeze and the quality of the air is improving. However, high rainfall can cause widespread flooding, and stagnant water can be a breeding ground for all sorts of bacteria as well as mosquitoes, increasing the transmission of a number of communicable diseases.
The Liquid Paramour

The Liquid Paramour

It’s a Friday morning in Ho Chi Minh City and the meeting room at Family Medical Practice’s District 2 medical center is filling with people who have come to listen to psychiatrist Dr Miguel de Seixas’ free seminar on what he sees as the city’s worrying relationship with alcohol. Present are an even-mix of male and female attendees of various ages — some are Vietnamese, but most are foreign.