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Prevention and Treatment of Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy

Michael XU, Surgeon

Hemorrhoids are the most common anorectal diseases, which can occur at any age and the incidence increases with the age. Folk also have "ten men nine hemorrhoids, ten females ten hemorrhoids..

Secret to Become a Queen Surgeon

Xuemin SUN, Surgeon

Today is 8 March, the Queen’s Day. Dr. Sun Xuemin, a surgeon from Shanghai United Family Hospital,tells about her way of becoming a doctor and brings female health knowledge to all queens!..

Children’s Leg Bowing May Turn Out To Be Hip Dysplasia

Feng XIE, Chief Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Chair of Orthopedic Surgery

Dear Parents: Hello everyone, The reason I'm writing this letter today is that I want to share my personal experience regarding the lack of knowledge about children's skeletal developm..

Health Tips During Chinese New Year

Tianjiao YANG, Pediatrician, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Hepatologist

This year the Spring Festival is coming in February, which is still in winter and hence cold. It is also a high season for respiratory diseases. So we'd like to remind parents and children t..

What does pharmacists do?

Vivian CHEN, Senior Pharmacist

Normal work of pharmacists in ShangHai United Hospital includes: Taste antibiotics in order to communicate with parents about the flavor of different antibiotics, who are concerned about fee..

Hygienist Victoria’s “Secret”

Victoria TEDJARATI, Oral Hygiene Dir., Hygienist

Victoria Tedjarati is the Dental Hygienist at United Family Hospital. Victoria has been with us for an amazing 12 years. After this time, what changes has Victoria seen in patients in..

Mothers-to-be Should be Nourished in Winter

Jia SHEN, Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Regardless of the long practice for Chinese to eat tonic food in winter, foodie mothers-to-be remain in a little bit struggled about this.The more you eat, the better? Or the more expensive,..


Chengjie SHEN, OBGYN Physician, Associate Chief Physician

Q: Do we need to detect HPV infection before inoculation of HPV vaccine (cervical cancer vaccine)? According to CDC’ recommendation: HPV vaccination can be administered without special e..

A Mother’s VBAC Experience with her Second Child

Ninni JI, Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Shared by Ms. Zhang I gave birth to my first baby by cesarean section in a local hospital, and suffered a long and painful recovery period. After that experience, I considered for quite s..

The Magic of Orthodontic Treatment

Sandy TANG, Orthodontist

Most people think that orthodontic treatment only applies for teenagers and kids, actually there are no age limits for getting braces! Orthodontic treatment can easily be done for those in t..