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Trouble in the bedroom? Check out these tips for a good night’s sleep

Adopting a set of healthy habits that encourage a better sleep can make a tremendous difference in your quality of life. The variety of practices necessary to attain a normal, quality night time sleep and full daytime alertness is known as “Sleep Hygiene.” Good sleep hygiene practices can prevent the development of sleep problems and disorders.

Although you cannot control everything […]

 

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So how many calories do you actually burn during sex? Experts try to do the math

Does sex count as a workout? If so, how many calories do you stand to […]

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Health Alert: What is MERS-Cov?

What is MERS-CoV? Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-Cov) is a viral respiratory illness. It is […]

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WORKPLACE WELLNESS

It’s a balancing act: 3 tips to stay in control of your life

Career coach Marty Nemko said that aiming for happiness in life is a “misguided” idea. “Mother Teresa didn’t work in the stench of Calcutta streets, ankles bitten by scorpions, because it made her happy. She […]

Smart business tip: Ban workaholics in the office

They used to be the poster boys of the ideal worker – people who log in more than 50 hours per week, depriving themselves of weekend and even holiday breaks all for the love of, […]

Allowing employees to ‘sleep on the job’ may be profitable for your business

One of the biggest contradictions about Filipinos is their sleeping habits, particularly how these were formed. From infancy to adolescence, Filipino children were practically forced to learn the habit of siesta, or the taking afternoon naps. […]

FOR HER

The only selfie women should be doing once a month

Beginning age 20, women should be informed about the benefits and limitations of self breast exam (SBE). Johns Hopkins Medicine states, “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so establishing a regular breast self-exam is very important.”

Not so glam: Sharing cosmetics and how you’re actually helping spread sore eyes

In the Philippines, the start of summer means the spread of many infections such as sore eyes ( viral conjunctivitis). Although treatable and usually resolves […]

Why every Filipina should take cervical cancer seriously

Cervical cancer is rapidly becoming one of the deadliest forms of cancers.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are half a million new cases […]

FOR HIM

40 % of the world’s population is in danger of getting this disease. You don’t want to be next.

A rapidly spreading mosquito-borne viral disease is threatening to infect 2.5 billion people or 40% of the world’s population (both children and adults), including those […]

HEALTHY KIDS

Children and obesity: Why it’s not “cute”

Take a chubby baby or toddler and you’re bound to squeal in delight. Your hands wil probably pinch the “fluffy” cheeks and squeeze those kids […]

Five facts about measles that can save your baby’s life

Recently, the Philippines experienced a measles outbreak in at least nine of its cities in Metro Manila. According to the National Epidemiology Center (NEC) of […]

Believe it or not, video games do have health benefits

The surge in the number of Filipinos purchasing smart phones, the popularity of gaming consoles, and the sustained increase in Internet use in the Philippines […]