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 need 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.
What is your ideal summer get away? Lying on the beach, under the shade of a tree or a huge umbrella with a cold drink in one hand and the sound of the waves playing as the background music is the poster scenes for a relaxing summer get away. However, not everybody is fixated on … Continue reading Summer Escapades, Best in the Philippines
Just too many to choose from! El Nido, Boracay, Coron, Batanes, Bohol,Cebu. Some of the famous Island destinations that form the Philippine Archipelago. A nation known to have 7,107 individually unique islands. A fact that has been recognized for so long. That’s 7,107 too many to explore. However, recent studies showed that there’s actually a … Continue reading More Islands, Make it More Fun in the Philippines
We are now in the age where women’s responsibilities have doubled up and their role in the society has diversified. Women often balance their careers, social and family life, leaving them with lesser to almost no time for themselves. Pressure comes from everywhere and stress and unhealthy lifestyle put women at risk of developing female-specific … Continue reading Women’s health packages address the demand for the need to take care of one’s self
BE BOLD FOR CHANGE AND MAKE THE CHANGE WORK FOR WOMEN. Gone were the days when women weren’t allowed to pursue higher education, work, make their own choices and decisions and weren’t even allowed to express their own opinions. Today, women are given countless opportunities to improve themselves and take whichever path they want to … Continue reading Be bold for change and make the change work for women
Valentine’s Day is celebrated in the month of February, thus giving it the moniker; “love month”. But for the locals of Baguio City, a highly urbanized city in Northern Philippines, the 2nd month of the year is much more than that. Baguio City is known for its cool temperature and is considered the country’s summer … Continue reading February, Month of Blooms
Heart Month is actually not exclusive to the Philippines. For a number of other countries—Canada, the US, and the UK, for example—February is also National Heart Month. For us in particular, it came into being on 9 January 1973. This was when Proclamation No. 1096 was made. This proclamation made during Ferdinand Marcos’s presidency created Philippine Heart Month. What was its purpose? To dedicate resources and focus attention on the pressing issues of cardiac health and medical research for the population.