The November issue has hit the stands! This month’s health feature is crammed with information on how to stay hale and healthy this winter season. Bite the bullet and reassess your health insurance plan, or even update to a new one. Read-up on the facts and figures of healthcare in Beijing, including local hospital options. Prefer natural remedies? See what naturopathic doctor Melissa Rodriguez keeps in her medicine cabinet. And for families with special needs children, we let you know who and where to turn to for support.
Elsewhere in the magazine, Annie Huang chats with Dr. Pauline Tan Ngo about how to avoid colds and flu, Dr. Richard Saint Cyr gives us tips on how to avoid the winter blues, and Olivia Lee shines a light on vitamin D.
Avoid the cold and stay indoors. Our regular craft columnist Rebecca Kanthor shows us how to make your own paper – perfect for those DIY Christmas cards. Sticking with the indoor theme, this month we explore four floors of science fun at the China Science and Technology Museum.
Meanwhile, in the kitchen Xiyun Yang’s whips up not one but three delicious Thanksgiving roasts using only a frying pan and a toaster over. Hunting for that bird? Read the Noticeboard to find out which restaurants are delivering this turkey day. If comfort food is what you’re craving in these chilly times, try our Top 5 Places to eat pasta. And if a family night out is what you’re seeking, head to Chef Too for their kid-friendly menu and old-fashioned favorites.
See what our regular columnists are writing about this month. Beijing Baba Chris Lay explains mortality to his 3-year-old daughter, and Sonia Cahill remembers a life lost too soon.
As always, find kid-friendly events, search our Directories for anything and everything you’ll need in Beijing, and read about other families’ travel destinations.
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