Category: Health

Flavors & spices that heal (1)

Spices have been used for centuries in a variety of ways. Spices make food more flavorful. With its blend of aromas permeating the air, one’s senses and appetite will surely be stimulated. Aside from...

Food as medicine

D o you have high blood pressure? Ideal blood pressure is 120 over 80. And high blood pressure means you have a blood pressure more than 140 over 90. By shifting to a whole...

Let us get our children vaccinated

In late 2017, a group of physicians and scientists called Doctors for Truth and Public Welfare expressed their dismay and alarm at how the dengue vaccine controversy was degenerating into a fiasco. They predicted...

Realistic healthy habits to adopt in 2019

Setting healthy resolutions for the New Year always seems like a great idea, but can be very challenging to see through. Still, research shows that small actions we take every day can have a...

Advance Directives

Choices regarding medical care are generally within our control. However, there may be times when we are unable to make decisions ourselves, due to illness or incapacity. Therefore, planning for when we cannot make...

Too much sitting is bad for your health

Sitting for long periods of time is linked to a number of health concerns. They include obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and high blood cholesterol levels. Too much sitting, or prolonged periods...

On women’s health

Do you know that globally, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women based on statistics? Locally, it is the second leading cancer in women next to breast cancer. It is also...

Vaccines are not just for children

Many adults in the country become seriously ill from diseases that vaccines can help prevent. They might even die from these diseases. Vaccines can help protect a person from unnecessary suffering. The protection received...