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Heatstroke Incidences Philippines 2014 and Tips to Avoid It


...– an electrician (44 years old) was dead on arrival at a hospital in Valenzuela City, Manila after being rushed for difficulty of breathing while at work an hour past noon. Listed above are some of the many reported incidences of heatstroke over the past month. Because of temperatures rising up to 36.4 degrees Celsius, so far the highest recorded in the Philippines 2014, even animals at the Manila Zoo are being cared for and some are given more... Read More »

Health Tips for Back Pain

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Prevalence of Back Pain               The incidence of low back pain is high anywhere in the world. According to the World Health Organization’s Health Statistics and Health Information System’s database, back pain together with neck pain is second to Unipolar Depressive Disorders on the top ten list of diseases and injuries that account for the highest number of disability-adjusted life year (DALYs) worldwide. DALY is a measure of the overall ... Read More »

List of PhilHealth Accredited Hospitals 2014

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Is your hospital PhilHealth accredited? It must be. Paying the monthly due set by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) according to your membership type to avail of Benefit Packages within and outside hospital confinement isn’t enough. For a member’s hospital bill or medical &surgical expenses to be covered by PhilHealth, both the hospital and the attending physician should be accredited by the said health insurance. What... Read More »

Beware of Unregistered Slimming Products Philippines


The Food and Drug Administration of the Philippines (FDA) as a regulatory body of the government is concerned about the many slimming pills and capsules that have gone out of the market unapproved, unregulated, unchecked. image credit: For this reason, the agency has issued an advisory (No. 2014 -002) against the use of banned or unregistered slimming or anti-obesity products sold in outlets or offered online believed to c... Read More »

Weight Loss Tips

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...e whole concept of it is that you are what you have eaten and drink. In connection, most concepts in weight loss tips are always focused on what you always eat, food pyramid. On the other hand, have you ever think that even what you drink affects your health status. Indeed, most weight loss tips are more focused on limiting food consumption though it is the core but you must also know that even your fluid intake affects the concept in gaining exc... Read More »

Herbal Plants in the Philippines

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...healing with herbs dates back to time immemorial in the history of perhaps all cultures in the world, many have forgotten their natural abilities in the sea of modern healing choices until recently when the lowly flora is again being rediscovered for its innate wonders. In the history of traditional healing in the Philippines, heated, cooked, crushed or raw herbs were used by so-called “albularyos”, “sirhuanos”, “babaylan” and “hilot” to treat i... Read More »

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