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Medicine of my Mother’s Mother — The Issues with TCM

Did you know that Steve Jobs turned to TCM not long before his demise? Rounding off the semester on Treehouse, Marcus Seah finishes his public health column by bringing insights into the coexistence of TCM with western medicine in his article.

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V, for Vitamins, not Vendetta

Hello, my name is Marcus Seah. I am a 2nd year medical student from Ponya. This is my medical column and the aim is to talk about medical issues, specifically those of public health. Public health issues concern the overall health of people rather than specific diseases and treatments. Dental care is one example. Many […]

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Palliative care — what does this really mean?

Palliative care does not mean a loss of hope. It is a treatment that gives respect and dignity back to the patient to die on his own terms. Today in Treehouse, Marcus delves deep into the nooks and crannies of Singapore’s palliative care system in his article.

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The Outcome-centric Conversations We Should Be Having with Our Doctors

Hello, my name is Marcus Seah. I am a 2nd year medical student from Ponya. This is my medical column and the aim is to talk about medical issues, specifically those of public health. Public health issues concern the overall health of people rather than specific diseases and treatments. Dental care is one example. Many […]

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Do Not Resuscitate

Hello, my name is Marcus Seah. I am a 2nd year medical student from Ponya. This is my medical column and the aim is to talk about medical issues, specifically those of public health. Public health issues concern the overall health of people rather than specific diseases and treatments. Dental care is one example. Many […]

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Disagreeing with a Genius: Why Elon Musk’s Base Reality Theory is Flawed

Is life one big video game? According to Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, that could be a possibility. However, Alec Kretch disagrees with him, and explains his reasons for doing so in this piece.