4 tips to get your body summer-ready

Don’t wait for summer to start some crazy diet. One of the biggest keys to getting in shape for summer is starting before it hits!  Get your body ready for the summer with these simple tips from Electrolux:  Hit the stairs. Instead of taking the elevator, you can burn calories by taking the stairs upContinue reading “4 tips to get your body summer-ready”

Parkinsonism, boxing linked

If there’s one boxer whom many people had thought to be the successor of Muhammad Ali, an American former professional boxer, it would have to be Filipino-boxer-turned-Senator Manny Pacquiao. Even Rasheda Ali, daughter of Ali, in an online source said that Pacquiao reminds her so much of his dad who’s known to be a philanthropistContinue reading “Parkinsonism, boxing linked”

Responding with gratitude: Salamat Dok’s call to health education, public service

There’s something about a television program to have lasted for eight years (now 12 years). Salamat Dok! has unquestionably done enough in helping raise public awareness on prevalent medical problems in the country that made them last that long. In an interview, author asked the people behind the successful TV show to talk about theirContinue reading “Responding with gratitude: Salamat Dok’s call to health education, public service”

A change for health (is coming)

Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial articulates President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s healthcare agenda which targets better health outcomes so one can live longer, free from the worries of high cost of medical care, and edified by the respect and high-quality service one gets from government healthcare facilities Non-communicable diseases remain the health bane especiallyContinue reading “A change for health (is coming)”

‘Undue haste?’

Objection to dengue vaccination mounts; Health officials ‘negligent’—Sen. Gordon It seems like the debate on whether dengue vaccine program should be continued or discontinued is far from over as the House of Representatives and Senate continue its inquiry into what has been described as “undue haste” in providing the dengue vaccine worth Php 3.5 billionContinue reading “‘Undue haste?’”

Is your child a picky eater?

Experts offer new tactics to help parents manage children with feeding difficulties. Contrary to popular beliefs that difficulty in feeding children is just normal, experts says it is more than just a phase and the effect may last up to 11 years of a child’s life. Worst, it may cause the child an impaired growthContinue reading “Is your child a picky eater?”

Sweet love

Diabetes and marriage, how this couple made things work  “I take you to be my (husband/wife). I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.”  This is the popular wedding vow. Over theContinue reading “Sweet love”

Finding the right balance

Do you work to live, or live to work? Working long hours takes a toll on our health, but there are ways to fight it and live a happier, healthier life. If you’re like most people who are married to their jobs, chances are, you’re spending most of your time in the office, giving youContinue reading “Finding the right balance”

8 must-try products for dry skin

Product shots by Ramir G. Cambiado Chapped lips, sore red patches, and flaky skin are becoming a daily thing. Did you know that the colder the season, the drier the skin? According to Elizabeth McBurney, MD, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane University, “Skin gets dry because the wind and cold weather irritate it, andContinue reading “8 must-try products for dry skin”

The dengue dilemma

Health experts, advocates, and civil society groups express concern over the continuation of the dengue vaccination program. They support the decision of the Department of Health to withhold implementation of the program until safety signals are cleared; but will our legislators listen? Some members of the House of Representatives have motioned to defer the passageContinue reading “The dengue dilemma”