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6 Simple Tips to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

September 15, 2021

Your kidneys are responsible for filtering waste and toxic chemicals, while also returning vitamins, amino acids, glucose, hormones, and other important substances to the bloodstream. It's important that you take care of them! Here are six tips t...

The Importance of Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19

August 31, 2021

The importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is that it is still the most effective way to protect yourself amidst the coronavirus pandemic. They offer protection for our bodies to stop the spread and transmission of the virus. In the long r...

Coronavirus Prevention: What to do Upon Arriving Home After Running an Errand

May 21, 2020

One of the biggest things you could do right now to contribute to solving the COVID-19 problem is to stay at home. But of course, there are days when we absolutely need to go out and do errands, which leave us vulnerable/susceptible to come in contac...

Caring for Your Mental Health During a Crisis

May 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic brings about with it a lot of worry, stress, anxiety and fear. Because of this, the mental health of individuals, as well as communities, has also become increasingly vulnerable and at risk worldwide. How can we take care...

Food and Nutrition Tips During Quarantine

May 13, 2020

As more countries implement stronger measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, self-quarantine, lockdowns and temporary closing of businesses may affect normal food-related practices. Having good nutrition is crucial for one's health, most espec...

Self-care Tips During COVID-19 Lock-down

April 29, 2020

The uncertainty of this coronavirus situation may be causing stress, fear and anxiety for a lot of people. Although lockdowns and social distancing have been implemented to help stop the spread of the virus, these can take a toll on your physical and...

How to Cope with the Coronavirus Situation

April 23, 2020

The coronavirus has disrupted our everyday routines and activities. These changes plus the uncertainty around this pandemic can cause us to feel stressed, fearful and nervous. These feelings are perfectly normal and people are typically able to bounc...

What should I do if I was exposed to someone with confirmed COVID-19 disease?

March 25, 2020

If you think that you may have been potentially exposed to someone with confirmed COVID-19, follow these steps to monitor your health and prevent yourself from spreading the disease to others: How would I know if I was exposed? You would need t...

What Can I Do To Protect Myself Against COVID-19?

March 23, 2020

We are currently facing a global health crisis, the coronavirus or COVID-19. You can reduce your chances of being infected or spreading the disease by following these simple precautionary measures: Regularly and thoroughly wash your hands w...

PGH declares areas with high cases of lupus

July 05, 2018

Lupus is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals. It is caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospira. In humans, it can cause a wide range of symptoms, some of which may be mistaken for other diseases. Some infected persons, however, may ha...