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5 Important Lessons on Strength in Difficult Times

It’s been nearly two years, but I can still feel the pain, anguish, and trauma brought about by Rianna’s sickness that almost cost her life. Rianna is my nine-year-old niece who suffered from mycoplasma encephalitis. She was hospitalized last October 17, 2015. Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain. The majority of cases are caused… Continue reading 5 Important Lessons on Strength in Difficult Times

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Help Yollie Fight Bone Cancer

  “Sometimes we’re so busy trying to make everyone in our lives happy, we don’t realize that maybe it’s enough to make one person happy.” – Regina Brett I first met 58-year-old Yolanda “Yollie” Santos in 2009 when I was the chairman of the Lectors and Commentators’ Ministry in our parish. Back then, she was the… Continue reading Help Yollie Fight Bone Cancer

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Use ShopBack, Earn Some Cash

Everyone is into online shopping nowadays. Why not? It’s more convenient and cheaper! You don’t have to go out of your homes and your order can be delivered right to your doorsteps. Now entering its second year in the Philippines, ShopBack offers more online shopping partners than ever before plus extra cash. Indeed, buying from… Continue reading Use ShopBack, Earn Some Cash

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How to Maintain a Healthy State of Mind

Mental health expert and psychiatrist Dr. Paul Lee of Manila Doctors Hospital and Philippine Children’s Medical Center offers practical strategies to maintain a healthy emotional and mental health to prevent depression from setting in. Prompt recognition and treatment of this mental state is also essential to prevent more serious complications. Major depression is the number four… Continue reading How to Maintain a Healthy State of Mind

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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 up… Continue reading 4 Tips to Get Your Body Summer-Ready

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Parkinsonism and 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 philanthropist… Continue reading Parkinsonism and Boxing Linked

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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 their… Continue reading Responding With Gratitude: Salamat Dok’s call to health education, public service