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Dos and Don’ts: What to do after an earthquake?

October 11, 2016

These are the important things one must remember after an earthquake hits your place. Do’s: After an earthquake, you must check yourself and people around you if there are incurred injuries. Check your house and evacuate immediately...

12 Foods to Ease your Anxiety

October 11, 2016

A short trip to the nearest vending machine or convenience store would save you a lot of time especially when dealing with a ton of deadlines and a crammed-up calendar. No one has the time to think about healthy options. What we do not know is that t...

6 health issues a woman must attend to at the age of 30

October 04, 2016

When a woman reaches her 30s, she is most likely be at the peak of her life. As the saying goes, turning 30 marks the real beginning of adulthood. However, the issue that women in their 30s must attend to is their health. Dr. Debra DeJoseph, Medical...

Zika Virus: DOH confirms the 6th case in Philippines

September 23, 2016

Last September 5, 2016, the Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed the sixth (6th) Zika virus case in the Philippines. A 45-year-old woman from Iloilo City sought treatment in a health facility in Western Visayas after she experienced rashes. Sh...

Zika Virus Key Facts

September 23, 2016

Despite the Department of Health’s (DOH) claim that Philippines remains to be Zika-free, there’s no harm in equipping oneself with the basic knowledge (warning signs/symptoms, prevention tips, diagnosis, treatment) about the Zika virus. S...

Zika Virus Outbreak: Philippines is still Zika free

September 06, 2016

Last February 2, 2016, the Department of Health (DOH) assured the public that the Philippines is still free from the continuous widespread of the Zika virus infection. In a press briefing, Health Secretary Janette Garin said the government remained v...

7 ways to prevent Suicide

August 26, 2016

We Filipinos are known for our light and positive disposition in life no matter what catastrophe or tragic problems we've been through. We always manage to put up a smile on our faces for whatever happened; and that positive outlook made us popul...

3 signs that may lead to Suicide

August 26, 2016

Suicide incidents are a very rampant case all over the world. With over 800,000 cases every year, this sudden growth of suicide incidents are very alarming considering that it is rapidly increasing yearly. Suicide is also the second leading cause of...

5 Reasons to Get Vaccinated

August 12, 2016

National Adolescent Immunization Month is usually celebrated during the month of August. This event highlights the importance of acquiring vaccination. Vaccination plays a vital role to everyone’s since it helps in preventing several diseases a...

Benefits of Family Planning

August 12, 2016

The population in the Philippines continually increases annually.  To add, the number is increasing in a rapid and alarming state. The Department of Health (DOH) encourages every family to entertain the idea of family planning in order to solve...