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Fire therapy: Hottest in Chinese cure

ONFIRE In China, setting a patient alight cures stress, indigestion,
infertility and even cancer, fire therapy proponents claim. AFP

A therapist pours alcohol over a patient and sets him alight—for some in China, playing with fire is a treatment for illness.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Why colon cancer is a ‘silent killer’


Colon cancer is scary. It’s the third most common kind of cancer worldwide and the fourth deadliest, up there with the Big C’s of lung, breast and prostate. In 2012 alone, over 8,500 Pinoys were diagnosed with colon cancer; almost 5,000 died of the disease in the same year.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Women urged: Fight for your man’s prostate

fight for your man

Women fighting for the early detection of prostate cancer?

Posted: October 25th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Noncommunicable diseases kill more people


Almost two-thirds of all deaths globally in 2011 were due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer, diabetes, and chronic lung and heart ailments.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Sugar is the main fuel source of cancer


When I got a text message from Angelo Songco of Sugarleaf about a talk to be given by Dr. Miguel Flores titled “Are You a Cancer Killer?”, I was intrigued.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Columns,Food,Photos & Videos | Read More »