Health

Dino Mari Testa

How Much Does Your Smoking Habit Really Cost?

Smoking kills. This has been an established fact for decades already. However, not everyone can just put their cigarettes away and kick the habit for good despite knowing its long-term consequences.If death can’t stop you from kicking the...

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Dino Mari Testa

These Are The Top 10 Deadliest Diseases In The Philippines Right Now

Did you know that Filipinos live longer than half of the world’s population?According to the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the Philippines ranked 139 among 201 countries in ...

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Dino Mari Testa

5 Food Preparation Methods You Didn't Know Were Dangerous

The World Health Organization (WHO) says around 1.8 million people die every year due to diarrheal diseases caused food and water contamination. Food-borne infection—a type of disease acquired from food and drinks that contain harmful bac...

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Kristel Serran

Survive The Hottest Days Of The Year With These Tips

Here's how you can prevent heat stroke and stay healthy this summer.It is expected that the summer heat will get hotter in the coming weeks, with the temperature reaching its highest at 36.3 degrees Celsius last April 12, according to the ...

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Dino Mari Testa

5 Grocery Items You've Been Storing Wrong

Never let precious food go to waste again. About 1.3 trillion tons of food produced worldwide goes to waste every year, according to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization. This is not only bad for the millions of people who ...

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Dino Mari Testa

Are We Ready For A Zika Virus Outbreak?

Over the past few months, officials around the world have been on red alert for the possibility of the Zika virus outbreak in their respective countries. This is after reports about the virus, which started to break out in northern South an...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

8 Reasons Senior Citizens Are The Best Friends You'll Ever Have

Here are just some of the multitude of perks of having them around. How many of your Facebook friends are your true friends? For sure you can’t tell merely by those likes and comments they make on your posts.Now the senior citizens in you...

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Dino Mari Testa

4 Dangers Of Ingesting Contaminated Food

Dead mammals, insects, and other foreign objects can have fatal effects on your body. Last week, news about a woman discovering a foreign object in her cup of coffee broke out. In a post that circulated on Facebook, the complainant claimed ...

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Dino Mari Testa

Biking Could Be The Solution To All Of Our Economic Woes

Last time, we gave you a primer on buying your first bike. Now let's see how much money you'll save if you rode your new two-wheeled baby every day to and from work. Say you’re an average Juan who can’t afford to buy his own car (yet), ...

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Dino Mari Testa

Cancer Treatment In The Philippines Isn't Cheap, But Don't Lose Hope

There's a way to afford the expensive medication and procedures.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer accounts for 8.2 million deaths globally. It’s also the third leading cause of death in the Philippines, next to h...

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