Health

Ways to Mosquito-Proof Your Home
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Mosquito-Proof Your Home: 8 Ways To Do It Naturally

Sun's out, fun's out. And so are swarms of mosquitoes. But it's not really hard to find ways to mosquito-proof your home.In tropical countries like ours, it is a known fact that mosquitoes carry some of the world's deadliest diseases: dengue fever, yellow feve...

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How To Stay Healthy While Travelling
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

9 Important Health Tips Travelers Should Always Remember

They say travel is healthy for your mind, body, and spirit. A getaway is vital for keeping your sanity amidst stress-beating deadlines. As travelers enjoy wandering foreign streets, taking in new sights, and tasting exotic foods, many tend to lose track of th...

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Dengue Prone Areas In The Philippines
Kristel Serran

Dengue Prone Areas in the Philippines

Dengue is endemic to all regions of the Philippines. Amid the Dengvaxia controversy, Filipinos have learned that natural prevention is still the best way to avoid contracting this viral infection.A lot of well-researched factors affect the increase of the deng...

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Kristel Serran

A Comparison Of Dengue Insurance Products In The Philippines

There are a number of insurance plans available in the Philippines that offer financial protection from health problems, accidents, and death. They vary with the types of packages they offer, from a single plan to comprehensive ones.In the Philippines, we’re...

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Kathryn Jalbuena

14 Children Vaccinated With Dengvaxia Had 'Dengue Shock Syndrome'

At least 14 children who died after being vaccinated with Dengvaxia had signs of “severe” dengue.In a news conference on Thursday (January 11), Health Secretary Francisco Duque III announced the initial findings of a team of experts from the Philippine Gen...

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Dino Mari Testa

Your Guide To New Philhealth Contributions For 2018

Last November, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) released a circular announcing an increase in premium contributions.According to the agency’s Circular No. 2017-0024, PhilHealth members' contributions are being adjusted in order to kee...

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Kristel Serran

Recover From The Christmas Holiday Binge Fest With These 6 Affordable Detox Tips

We’re all excited for the upcoming holidays and all the celebrations. There’s nothing quite like Christmas in the Philippines - lots of food, family reunions, time spent catching up with friends, more food, and of course, some alcohol in between.With all t...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Influenza Shots And Other Proven Vaccines For Adults In The Philippines

Vaccines and immunizations do not necessarily stop once we become grown-ups. Even as adults, we are still susceptible to numerous illnesses and vulnerable to their complications. Protecting oneself is not only an adulting essential but also a way of looking o...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Bank Officials Suspended For Fraud, A Two-Tier Auto Excise Tax, New P5 Coin Unveiled

It is the second week of December, that most wonderful time of the year when the Christmas holidays are almost upon us. We know your busy ticking things off your gift list but set aside a few minutes to look back at the important news in the financial and moto...

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Kathryn Jalbuena

The Dengvaxia Controversy: DOH Suspends Dengue Vaccine Program

The Department of Health’s Dengue vaccine program suffered a blow yesterday when the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia was found to be potential harmful to people who had not been previously infected with dengue.Dengvaxia is a dengue vaccine from Sanofi Pasteur, an i...

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