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Free Hepatitis B Screening and Lay Forum – World Hepatitis Day 2016

July 25, 2016

This July 28 to 30, 2016, Center for Liver Disease Management and Transplantation (CLDMT) and the Center for Patient Partnership (CPP) will be celebrating World Hepatitis Day 2016 with the theme, “Prevent Hepatitis: It’s up to YOU!”...

15 Harmful Effects of Meth

July 22, 2016

Methamphetamines or popularly called as “shabu” in the Philippines is also known as meth, crystal meth or crank. It is an addictive stimulant that can be used in different ways like smoked, eaten, injected or snorted. Because of the psych...

Blood Donation: Dos and Don’ts

July 11, 2016

There are different ways on how to share or give whatever we have. From all the material things, to organs of the body to blood donations – there are a lot of variations on what to give, share or donate. Donating blood is a big help because it...

5 Benefits of Eating Green Leafy Vegetables

July 03, 2016

Most of us have been told that we should consider adding vegetables in our meals especially the green leafy ones because they are very beneficial. You can get its benefits in different ways such as preparing vegetable salad, making soup and blending...

Pros and Cons: Each Factor on the Nutrition Label

July 03, 2016

Identifying the right food might be easy for some, but if you don't know how to read the nutrition label, you might have a hard time considering it. There are a lot of factors you need to bear in mind if your food choice is good for you or not. A...

16 Tips to Prevent Food Poisoning

June 26, 2016

Food poisoning has been undeniably the most prevalent health issue in the Philippines. There are many reasons why food poisoning can occur to one’s family. It might be because of lack of basic hygiene or lack of care in organizing food and non-...

#MMShakeDrill: First Ever Nationwide Earthquake Drill

June 19, 2016

This June 22, MMDA or Metro Manila Development Authority will have its first ever nationwide earthquake drill to prepare us all for the Big One.  Since social media plays a big part on our daily lives, MMDA created a hashtag, #MMShakeDrill, that...

Top 5 Most Common Diseases of Men

June 12, 2016

Men don’t really care much about their health as women do. They tend to downplay their symptoms and end up shrugging them off instead of seeking medical care which can cause their sickness to worsen or attract other ailments. Statistics say tha...

Know Your Doctor: Dr. Berly Basinal-Balita

May 29, 2016

As patients, it is imperative that you know your physician so that you can be assured of your physician’s credentials, training, and qualifications. Now on her 15th year of medical practice, Dr. Berly Basinal- Balita specializes in Perinatol...

Smoking in the Philippines

May 25, 2016

According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey [1] , 17.3 million Filipino adults starting from age 15 years old are current smokers. Out of the 17.3 million adults, 14.6 million adult males and 2.8 million adult females are smokers . Most of the time,...