Meningococcemia contagious and fatal: Know the symptoms and be protected

Although the disease is not highly contagious, the Department of Health (DOH) warned that meningococcal meningitis can kill in a matter of hours. The DOH...

Health woes under the sun

Two days ago, Arman went out bike riding later than he normally did. Instead of biking at either 6 or 7 a.m., he did...

Why we shouldn’t worry about growing too much muscle

Some people have avoided lifting weights, fearing it may make them look too big or bulky, when what they truly aspire for is a...

11 reasons triathlon is good for you and your kids

THE Philippines has the landscape best for triathlon—swim, bike, run—so why not make this as part of the lifestyle of Filipinos and be the...

12 unusual ways of taking care of your heart

The heart, which weighs about 8 to 10 ounces, is a hollow muscular organ that is located in the center of the chest. “The heart’s...

Generika Drugstore wins at the 53rd Anvil Awards

Executives of Generika Drugstores proudly receive the three Silver Anvils and one Gold Anvil during the 53rd Anvil Awards of the Public Relations Society...

A fruit fit for summer

THINK back to when you were a child and, when during the summer months, the pinnacle of cookouts and family gatherings was always the cold,...

New Culinary Experiences in Puerto Princesa

WITH its beautiful natural attractions, Puerto Princesa in Palawan has become the destination of choice for travelers seeking adventure and a taste of local culture. The...

Seemingly harmless food, drinks to avoid for ripped summer bodies

IT’S summertime and we’re once again in a rush to get in shape to look good at the beach. As we strive to avoid...

Coffee: Now, the good news

FOR those of us who wake up to the aroma and flavor of that morning brew, the evidence is in: Coffee, in moderation, is not...

15 Best Omega-3 Fatty Acid-Rich Foods

THE following foods are all high in unsaturated Omega-3 fatty acids, but Omega-3 is not all they have to offer. 1 Salmon. Salmon is the poster food for...

Kidney problems on the rise

GO out and ask random people of what medical problem they fear most, and they would most likely answer “a stroke” or “a heart...

Biotech tomato can help decrease hypertension

HERE'S good news for Filipinos who are hypertensive. A team of scientists from Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa (UAS) in Mexico has successfully developed a genetically...

15 ways omega-3 fats are good for you

Part Two SCIENTISTS are linking Omega-3 fats to far-reaching benefits, ranging from a healthy heart to a radiant skin. Consider increasing your daily intake of these...

Water is Life

EVERYONE knows that the three basic needs are food, clothing and shelter. But did you know that man cannot survive without water? Water is one...

The faces of rabies

Nobody has to die of rabies. Annually, at least 200 to 300 Filipinos succumb to rabies, despite the fact that there are available vaccines...

15 Ways Omega-3 Fats Are Good for You

Part One Scientists are linking omega-3 fats to far-reaching benefits, ranging from a healthy heart to a radiant skin. Consider increasing your daily intake of...

Free anti-rabies shots for all dogs, cats in Manila

PUTTING local residents’ safety on top of his priorities, Mayor Joseph E. Estrada has issued a tall order that all dogs and cats in...

Strong is the new sexy

By CJ Lampad Atoned, muscular and functional body has become the new sexy for both men and women.The growing acceptance by the media and sportswear...

Revive your health with superjuice PhilNONI

The superjuice that has been gaining a lot of following—PhilNONI—is already available, accessible, and affordable to the market worldwide. PhilNONI juice is an extract...