Category Archives: Health and Safety

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…

Philippine Weather Forecast: The heat is still on!

With the prevailing Easterlies, warm and humid weather will continue in most parts of the country. Easterlies are winds coming from the Pacific Ocean, which usually affect the eastern section…

Zika Alert

  Making headlines around the world, the Zika Virus is the latest, most dangerous threat to our health. Similar to the Ebola Virus Alert in 2014, which the World Health…

Can Climate Change worsen dengue?

    It crosses borders on social classes, age and gender. When it comes to the dengue fever, no one is safe.   It’s a viral disease that can be…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Gale warning is raised!

    As the Northeast Monsoon (Amihan) intensifies, it affects the extreme Northern Luzon, bringing light rains over Batanes, Calayan and the Babuyan Group of Islands. Meanwhile, the weather system…

Detox for a New You this New Year!

    For those watching their food intake, the holiday season may also be called “cheat season” because during this time, diets are thrown out the window as we eat…