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Four Signs You’re Ovulating

October 10, 2017

Lifestyle, health, and genetics are just some of the numerous factors that affect probability of pregnancy. But most women tend to overlook ovulation and the fertility window. These two will decide whether or not a woman will have a hard time startin...

What is a Health Insurance Card?

October 09, 2017

Getting sick is one of the most expensive costs for an ordinary Filipino. When an individual gets sick, the family usually borrows from banks, relatives, and friends to cover the bills. In the Philippines, we have PhilHealth. Although this can be hel...

What is Japanese Encephalitis?

September 26, 2017

Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) originates from the Flavivirus family, from which dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile virus also come from. It is spread on by the Culex mosquito and can affect humans, horses, and pigs. Mosquitoes are only the vecto...

Signs and Symptoms of Japanese Encephalitis

September 18, 2017

The Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) shows itself with signs which are associated with common illnesses. It is difficult to determine whether or not it is indeed Japanese Encephalitis since the most common symptoms are: Mild headache Fever...

Two Ways to Prevent Acquiring Japanese Encephalitis

September 18, 2017

Japanese Encephalitis is a popular disease among adventure seekers. From its name, the disease originated in Japan wherein the first outbreak happened around 1871. However, this does not suggest that Japanese Encephalitis is exclusive for Japan. It i...

Six Self-Management Tips for Arthritis

September 14, 2017

Self-management of arthritis is about choosing to lead a healthy and positive lifestyle. At the same time, it is about acknowledging and addressing the physical and emotional effects of the disease. Listed below are some important habits that can hel...

Eight Ways to Prevent Harmful Effects of Blue Light

September 14, 2017

Did you know that smartphones can affect a person’s overall health? The screens of our gadgets emit what is called the “blue light.” During the day, this light keeps us awake and alert as it suppresses melatonin (sleep hormone) s...

Five Easy Yoga Poses to Help You Fall Asleep Faster

August 27, 2017

Are you having trouble falling asleep at night? Forget about counting sheep or reciting the alphabet backwards. Instead, try these five simple yoga exercises. These yoga exercises will surely soothe your mind and body, helping you fall asleep faster...

Four Steps to Treat a Sprain or Strain

August 27, 2017

Ever had a sprain or strain? What did you do to relieve the pain and promote healing? One method of treating a sprain or strain is called the RICE Treatment. Read on to further know how you can treat this kind of minor injury by yourself. Rest...

Six Ways to Prevent Avian Flu

August 17, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is not possible to prevent avian flu from spreading. A vaccine for the avian flu already exists, but it is not yet ready for widespread use.  But, we can help communities prepare for possible...