What is COPD?

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

COPD or popularly known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a type of lung disease which makes a person hard to breathe. COPD has two forms which are the Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema. Chronic Bronchitis involves a long term cough with mucus while Emphysema involves damage to the lung over a period of time. What causes COPD? When a pe...

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End Violence against Women 2016

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

The 18-day campaign to end violence against women (VAW) starts this November 25 and will end at December 12. This campaign will highlight several awareness-raising tactics about gender-based violence, strengthening local work and establishing a clear link between local and international work. The campaign’s objectives are the following: ...

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5 Ways to Identify Fake Medicine

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, counterfeit medicine also known as fake medicine may be contaminated or contain the wrong or no active ingredient. Sometimes, fake medicine may contain the right active ingredient, but at the wrong dose which may expose you to over or under dosage. Although Philippines Food and Drug Ad...

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World Toilet Day 2016

MyDoctorFinder November 13, 2016

This November 19, let us all acknowledge World Toilet Day. But first, what is World Toilet Day? World Toilet Day is a day to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis – a topic often neglected and shrouded in taboos. Today, 2.4 billion people are struggling to stay well, keep their children alive and work th...

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6 Facts about Premature Babies

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Babies born before the 37th week of pregnancy are considered as premature babies. The following are some surprising facts about premature babies: Premature babies are born so small that they are weighed in grams rather than pounds. Majority of premature children will catch up in size within the first year. Incubators are standard treatmen...

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11 Symptoms of Mental Health Illness

MyDoctorFinder November 13, 2016

Suffering from stress and anxiety? Feeling down for these past few weeks? You might be experiencing the early symptoms of a mental illness. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions from depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders, and addictive behaviors. These conditions usually affects your mood, thi...

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World Diabetes Day 2016: Eyes on Diabetes

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

In celebration of World Diabetes Day 2016, with its theme “Eyes on Diabetes”, the International Diabetes Federation would like to raise the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes treatment and treatment to reduce the risk of serious complications. Learn more about this condition through the following art...

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What is Psoriasis?

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

This non-contagious, persistent and unpredictable skin disease is the enemy of many. Psoriasis is characterized by thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches. These scales typically occur on the knees, elbows, and scalp, which could also spread to the torso, palms, and soles of the feet. While the cause of psoriasis is still unknown, rese...

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10 Tips to Avoid Breakouts

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Keep your face clean. It’s important to wash your face twice a day to remove dirt, oil, and dead skin cells. Wash with warm water and a mild facial cleanser. Never scrub your face harshly using a washcloth, exfoliating glove or loofah. Rinse well then dry with a clean towel. Moisturize. Some products that you’re using might contain...

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9 Beauty Tips to Wake Up with Glowing Skin

MyDoctorFinder October 16, 2016

Ever wondered why some people wake up with glowing skin? Follow these simple steps to get that fresh look as you start your morning. GET AN EARLY START – Never forget to wash your face before going to bed. Waiting until you’re tired will just increase the chances of you forgetting it and blowing it off. You’re just allowing ...

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