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9 Warning Signs of Rabies

October 05, 2015

Rabies is a deadly viral infection that is spread by infected animal saliva. If left untreated, it can lead to death. The key to fighting the virus is a quick response and proper knowledge. Once bitten, look out for these 9 warning signs for it may l...

10 Warning Signs that you might be having a Heart Attack

September 28, 2015

Despite of the numerous cardiovascular diseases, heart attack remains as one of the top causes of death among Filipinos. One may notice the warning signs but will definitely disregard it. Little did we know that these warning signs may increase one&r...

O-"best"-sity: How much is too much?

September 14, 2015

Obesity is a complex condition of a person acquiring an excessive amount of body fat. It is a common problem in any age group male or female. [1] It is mostly caused by the over intake of calories found in fatty and sugary foods that eventually turns...

8 Tips on How to Prevent Sore Eyes

September 11, 2015

Sore Eyes is a preventable condition. Once you are equipped with the proper knowledge, your chances of acquiring sore eyes decreases. Here are 8 prevention tips that may help you avoid from acquiring eye redness. [1] Wash your hands all the tim...

Epilepsy: Causes, Risks, and Symptoms

September 07, 2015

Epilepsy is a common serious chronic brain disorder that affects 50 million people of all ages worldwide. An estimated of 750,000 Filipinos are currently affected with this condition.   A person's brain cells known as neurons conduct e...

Generic Drugs versus Branded Drugs

August 31, 2015

According to the Food and Drug Administration, a generic drug is identical to a brand name drug in dosage, safety, strength, route of administration, quality, performance characteristics and intended use. [1] Generic brands often get a substantially...

"Eye" Love My Sight

August 26, 2015

Our eyes serve as our windows to the world. Through these, we are able to appreciate nature and its beauty. Poor vision makes it harder for us to do our daily work like reading, driving, and more. So, it is very important for us to take care of our e...

Tuberculosis 101

August 17, 2015

Based on the statistics of the reported cases of tuberculosis by World Health Organization (WHO), Philippines and 21 more other countries are placed as the “high burden” countries or where TB is most prevalent. There were an estimation of...

Earthquake Tips: Preparation for the "Big One"

August 10, 2015

An emergency kit is basically a collection of all the supplies you will be needing when an event of a disaster strikes. When it comes to your emergency kit preparation, organize your supplies to the most important up to the least important supplies....

How Beneficial is Breastfeeding?

August 03, 2015

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Philippines is considered as one of the 37 countries that fully implements the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes through its Milk Code. But, the current situatio...