Health Diary

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

DISCOVER ACUPRESSURE

Find out more about acupressure, a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapy, from acupuncturists at Tan Tock Seng Hospital's (TTSH) complementary integrative medicine clinic.

You can also join a workout that helps to release shoulder and neck aches, and learn about the uses and benefits of various herbal teas at this Acupuncture Day event.

TTSH atrium, 9.30am to 4pm, free. For more info, visit www.ttsh.com.sg/page.aspx?id=10126


FRIDAY, MARCH 18

MANAGE STRESS

Learn how to identify and manage stress triggers and negative thinking from the assistant clinical director and an occupational therapist at the Singapore Association for Mental Health. The talk - Stress Management & Cultivating Resilience - is particularly suitable for those who are transiting between jobs.

Lifelong Learning Institute (Paya Lebar MRT), Level 2, Event Hall 2-2, 2pm to 4.45pm, free. To register, call 6883-5885 or go to www.caliberlink.gov.sg/content/cal/home/latest- happenings/events/mar-2016/stress-management-forum- 18mar.html

FIX EYE BAGS AND DROOPY EYELIDS

Find out how to manage ptosis or drooping of the upper eyelid, as well as how you can rejuvenate the area around your eye if you have noticeable eye bags.

National University Hospital, 1 Main Building, O & G Seminar Room, Level 6 (between Wards 61 & 63), 1pm to 2pm, free. To register, call 6772-2184.


SATURDAY, MARCH 19

COMMON CANCERS

Learn about cancer-related conditions and advances in surgical treatment for cancer care management at a symposium - "Common cancers in Singapore: What everyone needs to know".

It is organised by Tan Tock Seng Hospital's division of surgery, in partnership with Central Singapore Community Development Council.

Toa Payoh HDB Hub Auditorium, 11am to 4.30pm, $5. To register, call 9177-7256 or e-mail cancersymposium2016@ttsh.com.sg.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 15, 2016, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe