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Conquering the Biathlefield

IT’S 4 a.m. on a breezy Sunday morning at the PhilSports Complex. The sun’s not even up yet, however, our biathletes are already pumped...

DOH gears up for all-out war against HIV

THE Department of Health (DOH) is gearing up for a large-scale battle—one that aims to put a stop to the increasing number of individuals affected...

Duque: PHL joins campaign vs TB

HEALTH Secretary Francisco T. Duque III once again reiterated the country’s commitment to fight tuberculosis (TB) before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New...

Marking 15 years of better health

FIFTEEN years ago, there was less traffic. Jeepney fares were only P4. Gasoline was around P23/liter. Food was more affordable. The economy was growing. ...

Foods to lull you to sleep  

Does it often take you more than 30 minutes to fall asleep at night? Or do you wake up frequently during the night—or too...

‘Malunggay’: The country’s vegetable icon

Not too many Filipinos know it but the nutritious malunggay has joined the formidable list of country’s icon that included the Philippine Eagle, carabao,...

CrossFit Encounter

When we talk about military workouts, most of us would imagine their training to include push-ups, pull-ups, running while carrying logs, climbing and mud...

Tips for safe gym workouts

The gym is indeed a wonderful place where magical transformations take place. We go for a variety of reasons; to be healthier, transform our...

Cancer: 18.1 million new cases, 9.6 million deaths

THE global cancer burden is estimated to have risen to 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million deaths in 2018, according to a new...

Rabies-free Philippines in 2030, is it possible?

FILIPINOS love to pet anything —fish, iguanas, birds, dogs, cats and even the big and scary ones like tigers and snakes. You don’t have to go...

Real Value of Costly Cancer Drugs and Tips on Preventing...

Conclusion Reduce or eliminate your processed food, sugar/fructose and grain carbohydrate intake. This applies to whole unprocessed organic grains, as well, as they tend...

TB still a deadly killer

WHILE fewer people fell ill and died from tuberculosis (TB) worldwide last year, such is not the case in the Philippines, according to a new report...

Fermentation: Why You Need Fermented Foods and How to Make Them

DID you know that 70 percent of your immune system is in your gut? You may be wondering what this has to do with fermented...

Mining the Millennial Leaders’ Mind: 296 Carmen Copper Scholars gather...

THE energy was high as 296 Carmen Copper scholars from the 17 barangays of Toledo City gathered during the first Carmen Copper Scholars Congress on...

Teodoro L. Ferrer: Game changer providing Pinoys quality affordable medicines...

Good things happen to those who put others first before themselves. And this is true for Generika’s cofounder and Generika Group of Companies chairman...

Healing those undergoing drug abuse

In 2008 the Philippine media reported the arrest of 11 high-school students who were caught doing a pot session in Quezon City. Most of...

How overtraining can impede muscle growth

Building muscle is a process that entails a combination of weight training, proper diet, supplementation and, just as important, proper rest periods. The latter is...

Regulations to address public-health emergencies decided

The Department  of Health (DOH)  said that the International Health Regulations (2005) Joint External Evaluation (IHR–JEE) has been concluded as it aims to assess...

Why do trees matter in medicine?

WHY there is so much ado about trees? Everyone knows trees are utilized in building houses, making bridges and furniture, and cooking foods. In some...

2018 Mr. World Philippines 2018 faves reveal fitness secrets

MALE testosterone has been heating up the Resorts World Manila complex for almost a month now with some of the country’s most desirable men going...
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