Category Archives: Health and Safety

Education on Nutrition

Nutrition Month is a health awareness campaign held every July. It came into being when former President Ferdinand Marcos signed Presidential Decree No. 491 (Nutrition Act of the Philippines) on…

Common Allergens You Need to Watch Out For

Runny nose, watery eyes and wheezing. Along with the change of weather, a lot of people experience these symptoms. But do you know that the culprit is oftentimes more than…

Rainy Day Hazards and Precautions

After the sweltering heat of the Hot and Dry Season, comes the season of rains— usually synonymous with the onslaught of diseases, as well as damage in agriculture and infrastructure….

Quick and Easy Homemade Repellents

Dengue is one of the most common and dangerous diseases during the rainy season. This fatal disease is acquired through mosquito bites, mostly from the aedes aegypti, which can also…

D-I-Y Healthy Thirst-Quenchers!

With the Hot and Dry season just around the corner, it’s important to remember that in hot and humid conditions, we tend to get dehydrated. Though constant hydration is needed, its…

2017 Fitness Trends

The New Year symbolizes fresh starts. For most of us, goals at the start of the year include a fitness routine. We all know the benefits of exercise: healthy skin,…

Know Zika Now

Zika, the mosquito-borne virus captured international attention in early 2015 when an outbreak hit Brazil, where almost 7,000 cases were reported. Since then, researchers have been linking the virus to…

Leading Kids Away from Lead this Rainy Season

  Rain gear such as boots, coats and umbrellas are meant to protect your kids during the rainy days, but did you know that some of these items may harm…

DOCTOR’S ADVICE: Can tag-init trigger asthma?

  Asthma is a common chronic disease among children. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 235 million people across the globe suffer from it. By 2025, WHO projected 100…

Traveler’s Guide: Things to Include in Your Travel Kit this Tag-init

    Though summer vacations are all about having fun under the sun, travelers must take caution to avoid accidents and sicknesses. The best way to be prepared for small…