DOH recalibrates approach to contain COVID-19

August 06, 2020
They say the only way to win the war is to know exactly the enemy, thus the Department of Health through Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire and other health stakeholders called on the public to be the solution to the problem as they recalibrated their approach to combat COVID-19 in the next two weeks during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ).

Keep your pet(s) safe from COVID infection

August 03, 2020
There have been a handful of cases around the world and almost all appear to have caught it off their owners. Luckily, animals are far less susceptible to infection. The biggest cat to fall victim is Nadia, a four-year-old Malayan tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo. She made a full recovery.

Your body pain reveals your illness

August 03, 2020
* Liver and gallbladder. This pain is not easy to identify because problems with the liver or gallbladder can cause pain in the shoulders or neck as the person is more likely to blame it on lack of exercising or spending too much time on the computer. Listen to your body and if the pain doesn’t go away, check it out. It’s always better to be safe than sorry.

How often should you have sex

July 27, 2020
YOU may find it funny, it may be also awkward to ask your partner during your quality time how often one should have sex? It’s not about testing your partner’s fidelity but we all know that sex has health benefits particularly on physical and emotional aspects. It can help reduced risk of heart disease and improved self-esteem.

Up your guard against deadly Dengue virus

July 27, 2020
According to the official data of the Department of Health, a total of 271,480 caszes were reported from January 1 to August 31, 2019 which is 95 percent higher compared to the same period in 2018 with Region 6 having the highest cases with 45, 345 infection and 201 reported deaths.

Why fear ‘prediabetes’

July 27, 2020
* Increase fiber in your diet to help lower blood sugar. Inulin fiber is considered a natural appetite suppressant that fights fat and diabetes. It’s been shown to improve blood sugar control for women with type 2 diabetes and, in a study on people with prediabetes, subjects on inulin had a 7.6 percent decrease in body weight, while those not taking inulin lost only 4.9 percent.