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Well-nourished children make up resilient nations—children’s rights group

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A child waits in the rain with fellow typhoon survivors as they line up in hopes of boarding a C-130 plane in Tacloban City. AP FILE PHOTO

The nutrition of children is a key factor to make the Philippines more resilient to disasters, such as supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) which struck the country nearly a year ago, an international children’s rights group said Friday.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Unilever leads Global Handwashing Day

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Globally, an estimated 3.5 million children die every year due to diarrhea and respiratory diseases. Millions more suffer from Hepatitis A, influenza and measles. These illnesses and deaths can be prevented through the simple act of proper handwashing which eliminates disease-spreading germs.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Filipinos have worst health habits in Asia, says study

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Filipinos have among the worst health habits in Asia, according to a new research from Sun Life Financial Asia covering eight major markets in Asia Pacific.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Save your skin and your eyes


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In the landscape of noninvasive treatments, there is radio frequency. Aesthetic practitioners have seen a steady increase of demand from patients for nonsurgical/no-downtime approaches to skin and face rejuvenation.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Columns,Health and Wellness | Read More »

London considers ban on smoking in parks, squares

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Smoking should be banned in London parks and landmarks including Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square, a report by the London Health Commission said on Wednesday.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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