10 foods that unclog your arteries the natural way

DID you know that 1 in 3 American adults has high cholesterol? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease (first) and stroke...

Unexpected Heart-Attack Triggers

Lack of sleep You’ll feel grumpy and tired if you don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis, but it can raise your risk of...

Food Poisoning: Tummy Trouble

IN June 2011 some 200 people, mostly children, were taken to hospitals after suffering food poisoning at a birthday party for a 2-year-old boy in...

25 Foods That Improve Your Health, Lower Risk of Diabetes

Conclusion 10 Flax seed. Flax seed is effective in reducing hemoglobin A1C in persons with type 2 diabetes, and give them a measure of average blood-sugar...

Fit brothers share the health benefits of sardines

FOOD is primarily fuel. We are able to function on account of what we put into our bodies. An integral part of meeting our respective...

Defending against heart disease

CONTROVERSIAL former US Vice President and Secretary of Defense Richard Bruce Cheney is a fighter. Apart from being a staunch Republican, he has constantly been...

Drinking is hazardous to youth’s health

Robert remembers little of his blackout—a lack of memory for events that occur during a night of heavy drinking—except that he attended a party...

Monitoring your heart rate during exercise

Before undertaking an exercise program, most especially one that will involve cardiovascular exercises, such as running and cycling, among others, it is important to...

25 Foods That Improve Your Health, Lower Risk of Diabetes

Part One These foods will improve your overall health and can be consumed without fear of aggravating diabetes. This post from Cure Joy unveils 25...

Beating cancers on all fronts

THE headline says it all: “Cancer cases on the rise.” A news dispatch, released by the Agence France-Presse (AFP), said that, while cancer treatment...

Three things a fit man must be able to do

WHAT exactly does it mean to be fit? Are there universal measures that determine whether one deserves to be labeled a fit individual? Ideally, one must...

Meningococcemia: Sudden Death

JACLYN thought her 5-year-old daughter, Gina, just had flu when she accompanied her to sleep. She was wrong. Gina was much sicker the following...

Dos and don’ts of essential oils

WHAT are essential oils? They’re made from parts of certain plants like leaves, herbs, barks and rinds. Makers use different methods to concentrate them into oils....

The Medical City, Maxicare partner for ‘TMC Partner Care’

THE Medical City and Maxicare Healthcare Corp., both recognized leaders in the medical, services industry, launched today a first-of-its-kind health-care plan that will revolutionize the...

High-fat diet included in heart health advice

Asmall but increasingly vocal group of doctors is challenging the medical and nutritional orthodoxy around high-fat diets, sugar, carbohydrates and calories. This post from...

The only way to lose weight and burn fat

Everyone will have their own idea about weight loss. “Just stop eating rice,” says your coworker. “Do sits-ups every day,” says your uncle, with...

Measles on the rise again

While Filipinos were glued on their television watching the eruption of Mayon Volcano, four children in Davao City reportedly died of measles. Some 224 others...

The 7 worst foods for heart health

Any doctor will tell you that the key to a healthy diet is moderation. Just as it’s unhealthy to consume too many deep-fried fatty foods,...

Top 10 nutrition facts everyone should know

WHILE information regarding proper nutrition generally is somewhat conflicted and, at times, even contradictory, there are a few basic dietary guidelines that nearly all health...

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

‘I am doing good,” Manny Pacquiao told Bulletin Sports when asked whether he is suffering from Parkinson’s disease a couple of years ago.  “God...