Filipino Obsession on White Skin

        vs.        Although most Filipinos are born with nut-brown skin, our society has taught us not to be proud of it. After all, our actions are shaped by the standards set by the society and here in the Philippines, white is synonymous to beauty. In Chinese culture, white skin was…

Disaster Management 2015: Crisis Response

What do I do to prepare for incoming natural calamities? For Storm Surges: A Storm Surge is an abnormal rise of water on the seashore caused by a low-pressure weather system. Click here for reminders about Storm Surges For Floods: A flood is the rise of water in rivers, creeks, lakes, and other bodies of…

8 Golden Rules in Taking Care of Your Kidneys

Kidneys are important organs in our body. They remove excess organic molecules from the blood, and it is by this action that their best-known function is performed: the removal of waste products of metabolism. Kidneys are also essential to the urinary system and also serve homeostatic functions such as the regulation of electrolytes, maintenance of…

Effects of Breastfeeding; How to Increase Breast Milk Supply

According to World Health Organization, breastfeeding is the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Virtually, all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have accurate information, and the support of their family, the health care system, and society at large. Here are some useful infographic tips: Happy…

Benefits of Summer Workshops

Since it is already summer, a lot of activities are being arranged. From sports fests and company team buildings to individual or family vacations, name it, the perks and promos are all around. Oh, and don’t forget the summer classes and courses. They are there for a reason: to let us indulge and learn our…

Trending Illnesses This Summer, What We Can Do About It

Summer has finally arrived! Time to enjoy the sun and make the best of travel. Before you do that though, you need to be fully-prepared physically, economically, mentally, and emotionally. And did I mention, physically? Health is important above all enjoyment in summer. Due to increased heat, humidity, and dryness around, and considering we just…

How to Stay Beautiful Under the Sun

The sun is a mighty element of nature. It provides vitamin D and natural daylight that aids in photosynthesis for plants. However, no matter how beneficial sun is, it still has some downsides, especially in our skin. As we already discussed previously, protection against the sun’s ultraviolet rays is a must nowadays. What we’ll feature…

Feature Special for April and May 2015: OHLAA 2015

Hello there! In view of the World Health Day 2015 celebrated last April 7 and of the recent opening of Department of Health for accepting nominees for the 2015 Outstanding Healthy Lifestyle Advocacy Awards (OHLAA), our feature for the months of April and May is all about health. Exciting, right? OHLAA recognizes city and municipal…

How to be Professionally Trendy and Down-to-earth Classy

Fashion is just as important as hair care and skin care. Although it is not directly linked to health, it contributes a lot to looking your best wherever you may be, most especially in the workplace. Just like what a famous saying states, “First impression lasts.” It is true. What other people see in us,…

The Science of Looking Young

Looking young plays a huge part in overall appeal and appearance, most importantly in the reputation of a person. When we were younger, most of us did not care much about how we look. However, as we become more and more mature in life, how people perceive us gets more and more important because it…