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started by: PeterHodge · last update: 1610285049 · posted: 1374505432

Hi !  I am having problems bending my leg, which I broke a few years ago. Does anyone know a good hospital? I can't speak Chinese, so I am looking for an internaltional hospital with great facilities !   Thanks ! 

started by: Bell Hill · last update: 1422632169 · posted: 1394036952

Hi, The air pollution in Shanghai is still remain very high recently, I have to buy a air purify machine, is there any good price and good quality air purify machine that I can buy here?

started by: davidpeters · last update: 1380278104 · posted: 1376662531

Does anyone have experience of either Shanghai East hospital or Peoples First?

started by: kylie88 · last update: 1374591065 · posted: 1374590520

hello everyone!  I have been living in Shanghai for quite a while now and because of the good food I am getting a bit chunky.  Can anyone recommend a good gym?   

started by: Jeaninshanghai · last update: 1370451504 · posted: 1363687211

 What are some of the benefits of joining a gym? I am on the fence about deciding whether to join a gym or just workout at home/run outdoors. I think there are advantages/disadvantages to each, but I want to hear what you all do for exercise, if you are interested in staying in shape and being healthy even. What do you think? What should I do?

started by: Lizzy Wood · last update: 1369611265 · posted: 1369519356

Hey. Anyone know where I can learn salsa/rumba (referrably in a group)? I live in Yangpu District.

started by: Simon 98 · last update: 1368728475 · posted: 1368653080

I would need a chiropractic Dr. in Shanghai. Does someone have a good one?

started by: Shanghai_love · last update: 1367486247 · posted: 1365459330

Just got this from a friend and wanted to inform you about the H7N9. STATEMENT FROM SOS INTERNATIONAL In China, several people were infected with avian flu H7N9. This is the first time this virus has been reported in humans. The patients' symptoms were similar to those of people who have been infected with H5N1 bird flu in the past: fever and cough developing into severe or fatal respiratory problems. Right now, the disease does not seem to be easily spread from person to person. It's currently unclear how these people contracted this H7N9 virus, which usually only affects birds. It's likely that they, like the vast majority of bird flu cases worldwide, were infected via exposure to sick birds. According to some reports, the 27-year-old man from Shanghai was a butcher, and the woman in Anhui had been in contact with poultry. There is no vaccine available to protect people against the H7N9 virus. It has never been known to infect humans before. It's possible that it can spread between people. At least two family members of the 87-year-old man who died in Shanghai fell ill at the same time he did, and were diagnosed with pneumonia. One died. They were not tested for bird flu. So far, no close contacts of the infected people have been diagnosed with the virus and it does not appear to spread easily between people. More research is needed, however, as this virus is not known to have infected humans before.  Advice  There appears to be little risk for travelers and expatriates at this time. As always, when visiting a country where avian flu circulates:  *   Avoid contact with sick animals, including cats and dogs.  *   Do not go to live animal markets, poultry farms or pig farms.  *   Do not handle sick or dead birds. Prevent children from doing so.  *   Avoid touching any surfaces that may be contaminated by bird droppings. Do not swim in any body of water that is used by birds.  *   Always maintain high levels of personal hygiene. Frequent hand washing is very important. Wash hands before and after food preparation and before eating.  *   Thoroughly cook all poultry products  including eggs.   Webpage: http://www.internationalsos.com/en/

started by: Chris111 · last update: 1367258620 · posted: 1367192110

Hey, I am searching for a nice gym near Jingan?  Please let me know, where the expats from Shanghai are going. Cardio facilities, a pool and yoga classes wanted. Thank you.  

started by: Nancy-889719 · last update: 1367258019 · posted: 1367258019

I have finally a bicycle in Shanghai. Is there a group who meets every week or so in Shanghai for a nice tour through Shanghai? 

started by: Jenny-889713 · last update: 1366109671 · posted: 1366066536

Hey, I need an anti-baby pill and wanted to ask if I need a predescription for it in Shanghai?  

started by: JuliaW-889720 · last update: 1365681438 · posted: 1365671023

Hi, Summer is coming and I really need a good gym, where I can do Cardio, swimming and lessons like yoga/ tai chi / qi gong.  If somebody has a good one it would be great if you recommend me yours or any gym. Thanx, Julia

started by: Shanghai_love · last update: 1365328769 · posted: 1364980669

Hey, As I read a couple of stories the last week, shall we wear an anti-smog mask? Is it really necessary?  I have heard from a Dr. that people shouldn´t do sports outside!? Can somebody give me a good answer on that topic!  Thanx 

started by: Shanghai_girl · last update: 1364467016 · posted: 1364467016

Hey guys, I want to join a sports club, where I can play volleyball in a team.  Could anybody recommend me one. Would be great. Thank you. 

started by: jake741 · last update: 1363869348 · posted: 1363867559

Hi,Has anyone seen a place in Shanghai where I could get some small leg weights that are suitable for running? Basically, you wrap them around your ankles/wrists and then go for a jog; gives you a great workout. I've used them before in Oz for martial arts training, but haven't seen them here...Cheers,

started by: Stella2347 · last update: 1363865805 · posted: 1363860136

A great article I found with useful tips from Bobbi Brown-Makeup artist and how to keep your skin young. A recommended read if you are interested in how to prevent getting wrinkles and how to keep your skin healthy.   http://shine.yahoo.com/beauty/bobbi-browns-top-7-anti-aging-tips-150100050.html

started by: Admin-889208 · last update: 1363172888 · posted: 1363164271

Want to stay in shape and need some inspiration? Check out the link to "Gyms & Fitness Classes"  under the "Health, Fitness and Beauty" category on our business directory.   http://shanghai.angloinfo.com/af/285/shanghai-gyms-and-fitness-classes.html

started by: Goldylocks-889714 · last update: 1362071982 · posted: 1359152916

I'm looking for a reliable hair salon in the Xuhui area; any suggestions!

started by: 100starfish · last update: 1361918962 · posted: 1361879692

Hey, It would be great if I could see a doctor who can speak English for a health check in Shanghai. Does anyone in Shanghai or who has been to Shanghai know of any good doctors or clinics for a health check-up? Thanks, 

started by: Admin-889208 · last update: 1358380800 · posted: 1358380800

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