Coffee, according to an Ethiopian legend, was discovered by a goatherd named Kaldi. One day he noticed that after eating berries from a certain tree, his goats started behaving rather lively and refused to sleep at night. Kaldi reported the incident to the abbot of the local monastery, who in turn made a drink from […]
Ever wondered why you feel tired and sluggish at work? It might be because of your constant snacking. A recent study shows that consumption of junk food leads to laziness and obesity. The study does not say that you stop having your snacks – it simply suggests that you choose healthier snacks to munch on. […]
Believe it or not, most of us experience constipation more often than we’d like to admit. While most people will resort to quick fix with laxatives, a healthier and more natural solution might just be in the comfort of your own kitchen.
According to WebMD, one of the most trusted online sources of medical conditions and […]
We all want to look good in bathing suits but preparing for that summer outing can be tiresome, especially when it is still a few months away. But as we postpone working out, unknowingly, we not only allow summer to creep in on us but also let ourselves go, health-wise. Get that healthy and fit […]
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 […]
Meningococcal disease can refer to any illness caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitides a.k.a. meningococcus. These illnesses are often severe and include infections of the lining of the brain & the spinal cord (meningitis) and the bloodstream (bacteremia/septicemia).
The bacteria are spread from person to person through exchange of throat and lung secretions or the spit/saliva (kissing, […]
There’s more than one type of sales person but not all of them can be as successful as the other. There’s more than one way to get customers and close deals but it all depends on how you handle the situation you’ll find yourself in. Are you a go-getter or do you wait for leads […]
Ever wondered how the money makers of the sales industry rake in their cash? What sets them apart from the rest of the salespeople? What do they do differently? The gap between you and success might seem daunting at first but the increase in commission you’re setting your sights on isn’t so far as you […]
In the corporate setting, email is the go-to communication tool. Nothing says “effective” and “professional” like an excellently written email. But what makes these emails effective? In lieu of a face-to-face interaction with your client, email etiquette is important to protect your relationship with the recipient. So the next time you send an email, go […]
(Updated November 1, 2014)
MANILA, Philippines – The country may have successfully managed global disease scares such as SARS Coronavirus and H1N1 virus, but it has to do a lot more just to be able to handle the Ebola Virus Disease, according to the Department of Health.
In a statement published in the DOH website, Health Secretary […]