Intramuros is rich in historical events. For 400 years, it served as the central power for the Spanish colony but the walled city suffered when World War II happened, leaving only San Agustin Church standing as a remnant of the war’s wrath. By 1980’s, the government conducted a major restoration to reconstruct Intramuros to its … Continue reading The World Within these Walls
Turning the spotlight on Oral Health Love month, valentines day, heart month, words that usually come to mind when we talk about the month of February. This month, however, is more than just a celebration of love for Filipinos. February is Philippine Dental Health month, an annual month-long celebration that aims to create and share … Continue reading Tooth for Thoughts
Lucky numbers are not just for the lottery. It is also best suited for healthy living and a balanced well-being. Below are the “numbers” that you need to remember and play right. Here are important numbers that you need to look into and aim for: Having a belly fat can predispose a person to heart disease … Continue reading Healthy Heart: A Number Game
Cancer is one of the major causes of morbidity around the world and affects millions of people worldwide with an estimated 12.7 million new cases every year. According to WHO’s (World Health Organization) Statistics, as of 2015, 8.8 million people died from the said disease, almost 1 in 6 of all global deaths. In addition … Continue reading Cancer Awareness: A Global View
People often call eyes the windows to the soul. But what exactly do we see when we gaze into the eyes of another person? In fact, the eyes do provide lots of information about another person’s emotional state. Then if the eye is the window into the soul, the pupil is—quite literally—an opening into the eye. The eyes … Continue reading Keep an Eye on your Eyes
Eat well, live well! A line we often hear and read anywhere and everywhere and for a good reason; watching what we eat and drink is the first step towards achieving a strong and healthy body. However, despite knowing this, most of us still can’t resist indulging in sumptuous often sweet, fatty or salty food, … Continue reading Make Healthy Diet as your Lifetime Habit!
Staying healthy is a choice but not compulsory. We can eat and drink what we want just like we can do whatever we want. But it is also paramount to be mindful of our health and well-being as we don’t want to be ridden with regret when it’s too late. One of the most important … Continue reading 10 Bad Habits That Harm Your Kidneys
Hypertension has been notorious for being the “Silent Killer” for it can claim lives in no definite time because it has no signs and symptoms. Having an above normal blood pressure is not a good sign because it increases the probability of having heart-related complications in the future. Heart Attack and … Continue reading Myths about Hypertension: Do you think your Hypertensive?
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, and the seventh overall, with an estimated 528,000 new cases in 2012 worldwide. It ranks as 2nd leading cause of female cancer in the Philippines next to breast cancer. It is the 2nd most common female cancer in women aged 15 to 44 years old … Continue reading What women needs to know about Cervical Cancer
In November 21, 2008, by virtue of the power vested on Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the President of the Republic of the Philippines signed and declared that the Fourth week of April every year as “Head and Neck Consciousness Week”, through Proclamation No. 1676 series of 2008. This celebration is through the efforts and initiatives of … Continue reading Head and Neck Problems? Let’s see what might be your problem.