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Business trips can be hugely stressful. Jet-lag, spending a day on a plane only to be back on one within 36 hours, meetings and presentations all pile on the pressure. This can make people feel exhausted and overwhelmed. But things are changing, which can be seen in the rise “bleisure” travel. This mix of business and leisure may well be…

This vegan twist on Singapore noodles is packed with healthy vegetables and full of spice and flavor. Curry powder, usually comprised of turmeric, ginger, coriander, cumin, and red pepper, is jam packed with health benefits. Turmeric provides anti-inflammatory agents, and has even been shown to protect against Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, heart disease, and boosts bone health.  This recipe makes for…

Singapore Helix Bridge

Our next stop on our healthy days trip? The island city-state of Singapore. This bustling city isn’t only a major financial and trading hub—it’s also filled with a rich culture that can trace its roots to areas all over the eastern hemisphere. Whether you want to shop for the best designer clothes or electronics, visit a sacred ancient Chinese temple,…

You’re all excited to be leaving on your trip abroad. The plans have all been made, you’re right on schedule and everything is great. And then you begin your journey by queuing up at the airport security line – otherwise known as a slithering, oogy germatorium. Ick. Look at all those bare feet. Look at that college kid with the…

As the Global Village has become more global than ever before, the number of expats has increased in recent years. Whether driven by overseas business assignments or an increasing number of retirees in search of a paradisiacal oasis, people are seeking to put down stakes in foreign lands. We recently wrote about the best health systems for expatriates. Now, comes…

We’ve linked tolerance with health in the past. Now the unexpected outburst of ethnic violence in the Kyrgyz Republic is a vivid reminder of how tenuous the grip we humans have on tolerance, dignity, survival and health. With the Kyrgyz atrocities as a backdrop, the U.S. State Department yesterday released its annual report on human trafficking around the world, highlighting…

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