Category Archives: Health and Safety

5 Plants that Can Save You from Dengue

  Mosquitoes are known to carry many deadly diseases such as malaria, dengue and filariasis. They thrive in wet and moist grounds in most parts of the year and lay…

5 Ways to Have a Fun and Safe New Year Celebration

  In just a few hours, we will be welcoming a new year! As much as we love to treat ourselves to a joyous moment with our friends and families,…

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

Because our country is vulnerable to the effects of extreme tropical cyclones, preparedness should be our priority. Here are some of rainy season-related hazards and the smart ways to avoid…

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…