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How a nose injury led Marc Pingris to basketball

PINGRIS with the five winners of the Master Facial Care for Men contest who each won an all-expense paid trip to Spain

It was a match against Puerto Rico. Up on the bleachers, on the aisle seat, a scrawny, 70-ish Filipino in blue shirt and faded jeans yelled his lungs out: “Gilaaaaaas!” A young Puerto Rican seated on the opposite aisle saw him, heard him, planted himself across the old man, and yelled: “Vamoooos!”

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Yes, hospitals can make you sick

THE PHILIPPINE Hospital Association (PHA), in collaboration with United Laboratories Inc. (Unilab) and the Philippine Hospital Infection Control Society (PHICS), launched the first “Hospital Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control” awards. From left: Unilab sales manager Gerard P. Farin, PHA director Dr. Huberto F. Lapuz, Unilab assistant vice president of infection prevention and control solutions group RosarioO. Dumpit, PHICS founder Dr.Melecia A. Velmonte, PHA president Dr. Ruben C. Flores, Unilab director of professional relations management division Edgardo A. Kanapi

Dr. Melecia Velmonte, founder of the Philippine Hospital Infection Control Society (PHICS), recalled a time, not too long ago, when a patient was admitted to undergo a standard diagnostic test for dizziness.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

A place for dogs to dine–and their humans can come, too

MISSY Elliot and Lord Trojan Spike

If it’s good enough for award-winning chef Gene Gonzalez’s two incredibly picky shih tzus, it’s good enough for any dog.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Sleep on a mattress that can make you healthier

THE SIMMONS mattress now features Negative Ion-Fibers, a revolutionary invention that enables the bed to continuously produce streams of negative ions to help recharge the body.

Technology catches up with today’s sleep-deprived generation. A mattress now in the market, developed with scientific precision, does not only guarantee a good night’s rest but also rids the body of negative energy.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Pacquiao encourages Filipinos to ‘do more’ to get in shape

PHIL Younghusband, Rexona brand manager Mar Corazo, Rep.Manny Pacquiao, Apples Aberin, James Younghusband, Rio de la Cruz. PHOTOS BY ALANAH TORRALBA

There’s no slowing down the Pambansang Kamao, Rep. Manny Pacquiao. Retirement from boxing is the farthest thing in 35-year-old Pacquiao’s mind.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »