Health Diary

FRIDAY, JULY 15

FOOTWEAR FOR OLDER ADULTS

Get advice from senior podiatrist Alexis Lai on which types of footwear are suitable for older adults to manage their foot conditions and reduce the risk of falls at this talk.

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, JULY 16

PARENTHOOD PREP

Learn about child safety and injury prevention; maximising your family and child subsidies; common childhood illnesses and more at this forum Parenthood - An Amazing Journey. Workshops on topics such as breastfeeding, nutrition, speech and language development, and managing challenging behaviour will also be held.

KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Auditorium, Level 1, Women's Tower, 11am to 4.15pm, $12, or $18 per couple. To register, call 6394-5038 (weekdays, 8.30am to 5.30pm).

UROLOGICAL CANCERS

Find out if your choice of food, supplements and lifestyle puts you at risk of certain urological cancers at this Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) talk, You Are What You Do.

Dr Lee Lui Shiong, a consultant at Singapore General Hospital's department of urology, will discuss the risk factors, signs and symptoms, detection and treatment options of these cancers.

SCS Rehabilitation Centre, JEM Office Tower, 52 Jurong Gateway Road, 08-04, 10.30am to 11.30am. Free. To register, go to www.bit.ly/canceredu2016. For more info, call 6421-5860.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 12, 2016, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe