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Health & Fitness

Common infections and diseases we can catch at the gym

A large part of why we go to the gym is to keep our health in check. We want to improve our quality of...

Quality, affordable hearing aids launched

Blindness separates man from things but deafness separates man from people. This is according to Helen Keller, the famous American educator, activist, journalist and...

DOH beefs up campaign vs HIV

The Department of Health (DOH) has launched a new campaign aimed at helping reduce the numberof new human immunodeficiency virus cases in the country...

Champion gymnast conquers the musical stage

There are countless benefits to being fit and healthy. Not only does it give one the strength and energy to do much more than...

Lift to grow, not for show

THE temptation to lift the heaviest possible weight is greatest when you hit the gym with your ego in tow and wish to impress those...

Colon Cancer Afflicts Filipinos, Too!

WHAT do these famous people have in common: President Corazon C. Aquino, entertainer Steve Allen, former evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, poet Donald Hall, American President...

Understanding Colonoscopy

‘COLONOSCOPY saves lives,” declares Dr. James McKinnell, university assistant professor who also works at the Los Angeles BioMedresearch Institute in California. “The benefit is a reduction...

10 Common Exercise Mistakes to Avoid

PHYSICAL activity is widely regarded as one of the most beneficial methods of keeping your weight down, getting your heart rate up and warding off...

Concha y Toro releases its iconic Cabernet Sauvignon

CHILE'S most iconic Cabernet Sauvignon, Don Melchor, brings one of its best vintages to Manila. This fine vintage line from Concha Y Toro has...

Jim and Toni Saret head ‘Festival of Fitness’

FESTIVAL Mall, in collaboration with celebrity coaches and fitness experts Jim and Toni Saret, launches “Festival of Fitness” a campaign to promote the mall’s...

BASF advances capabilities in infant nutrition

NEWTRITION, BASF’s human nutrition brand, will launch 2’-fucosyllactose, a human milk oligosaccharide for the infant nutrition market by early 2019. HMOs are a unique...

Three health myths busted

It may have been well meaning advice passed on to us by our elders, a friend, relative or acquaintance. We’ve embraced that snippet of wisdom...

Member of the month: Jerri

Establishing a healthy lifestyle takes hardwork. It means changing different aspects of your life like what you eat, what time you sleep or even...

IAMS: A gathering of mindful doctors

It all started with a vision to bring together the public health community to provide thought leadership and facilitate change to build public health...

Taal Vista Hotel still Tagaytay’s best destination

I am a frequent visitor of Tagaytay City because of several reasons: One, it is just a few minutes away from my house; second,...

An Extraordinary Cheese and Charcuterie Buffet

Discerning palates will be in for a royal treat when they visit Alfred at Makati Diamond Residences every Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.,...

DOH, heart doctors spearhead mass CPR training

The Department of Health (DOH), together with heart expert members of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA), conducted the third Nationwide Mass CPR (cardiac pulmonary resuscitation)...

DepEd’s health program launched

The Department of Education (DepEd) has officially launched its flagship health program Oplan Kalusugan (OK) sa DepEd, as a convergence of its health programs, plans, policies and activities,...

Leave nothing to chance: Why you should consider immunizing your child

While some parents are caught in the thick of caring and providing for their family, they inadvertently neglect to protect their child’s health by...

9 Disturbing facts food labels will not reveal

LET'S dive into the facts that will help you make more intelligent food choices. Remember: It’s our choices that will determine our destiny from health...