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As there is a wide range of infant formula products available on the market, where some boast of patent formulations while others claim to reduce irritation to the digestive system of babies, choosing a suitable infant formula can be a daunting task for first-time parents. In view of this, we would like to share some tips with first-time parents on how to select and prepare infant formula so that your children can grow up healthily.
Children are always curious and like to explore. So, they might easily become victims of household traps. There were fatalities in the past involving hydraulic beds and folding tables. These furniture items are good for storage or can save space, and have made their way into many households. Consumers are advised to pay attention to the followings to prevent accidents from happening.
Do you have any family member complaining of itchy skin at night? Does your child suffer from symptoms of repeated sneezing and runny nose? These allergic reactions might have been associated with dust mites. In Hong Kong allergic rhinitis (or commonly known as nasal allergy) is the second most common chronic disease among children. While there are various allergy triggers, consumers should not overlook dust mite as a possible source. You can take an allergen test to ascertain if you are allergic to dust mite. For those who are allergic, reducing the dust mite population at home and keeping children away from dust mites will be the right moves.
Hong Kong’s humidity provides an ideal breeding ground for not only mosquitos but also pests which are difficult to detect and treat instantly, e.g. termites and bed bugs. Treatments of such pests usually require the help of pest control professionals.
Beware – mosquitos are around! With the first local dengue fever case confirmed recently, we should waste no time in mosquito control and dengue fever prevention. How to choose the right mosquito repellent amongst many products in the market? Earlier, the Consumer Council reviewed 45 mosquito repelling products, including mosquito repellents and anti-mosquito patches, and found that some products did not list their active ingredients and concentration levels. Read the followings for tips about mosquito control and prevention:
With the arrival of warmer weather, pest activity also increases. If you don’t want these pests to affect your family members and pets, then read the following article:
Recently in Hong Kong, a pet dog was confirmed having a mild infection of the COVID-19 virus, representing the first reported case in the world. Nonetheless, pet owners need not be overly worried. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) stated that from previous experience, the amount of novel coronavirus found in the bodies of cats and dogs would gradually diminish. Antibodies would also be developed in pets to neutralise the virus, leading to their recovery.