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Yes, Men Get Breast Cancer, Too

October 05, 2022

Cancer is the 3rd most common cause of death in the Philippines. Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancers that affects Filipinos. According to the Philippine Foundation for Breast Care Inc., “3 in every 1 Filipino women will get diagnose...

Obesity, Body Positivity, and Balancing Body Image with Health

September 29, 2022

Obesity is a health problem affecting millions of people worldwide. Despite having malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency cases, the Philippines is seeing an increase in people becoming obese. While seeing this increase in obesity cases in the...

How To Tell Your Partner You Have an STD?

September 22, 2022

What is STD? Sexually transmitted Diseases (STD) are diseases transmitted through oral, anal, or vaginal sex. The bacteria, virus, or parasites that cause these diseases may be passed to someone in blood, semen, or vaginal and other bodily fluids....

7 Effective Tips to Prevent Alzheimer’s

September 05, 2022

7 Effective Tips to Prevent Alzheimer’s   We all have moments of forgetfulness. Sometimes we forget where we put objects, the answers in the test, and worst of all: your wedding anniversary. Memory lapses are quite normal, but pers...

What To Do When An Epileptic Seizure Happens?

September 02, 2022

What is an epileptic seizure?   An epileptic seizure, aka epileptic convulsions, is a sudden and uncontrolled change of behavior or movement caused by surges of electrical activity in the brain. A person experiencing a seizure will space o...

Back Pain Symptoms: When You Should See a Doctor

August 31, 2022

Aches and pains, especially in the upper and lower back, are quite normal if one is ageing or if they live a lifestyle that’s physically demanding. For that reason, a sensation like back pain is not necessarily alarming on its own. However, in...

Leptospirosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

August 30, 2022

For a long time, our parents warned us not to touch, walk, or swim in floodwater. They are right, for these waters can give us diseases. Flood water carries various harmful bacteria and viruses that can give us diseases like wound infections, skin...

Deadly Inheritance: 6 Deadly Diseases You Can Get From Your Family

August 30, 2022

Everyone loves getting something from their family. These could be land, jewelry, money, property, cars, furniture, and other memorable items. These could amount to significant value, much so that families sometimes fight over them. Some inheritan...

Is Tuberculosis (TB) Still a Major Health Threat?

August 26, 2022

A few decades ago, getting diagnosed with Tuberculosis was a death sentence for many. Not only is it fatal, but it can also spread in communities and infect dozens if not hundreds of people in urban areas. As a result, people with TB have been stigma...

Getting older? Watch out for these 5 Deadly Diseases as You Age

August 16, 2022

As you grow older, your body will experience distinct changes–aging is part of them. Because the immune system weakens with age, you will be prone to debilitating illnesses and conditions as you grow old. Here are 5 of the common diseases yo...