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The Philippine Diabetic Athletes (PDAT), a non-stock, non-profit organization that seeks to inspire, educate, and encourage Filipino diabetics to manage their disease through an active and healthy lifestyle, is bringing its fourth leg of seminars titled “Lose Weight, Get Active… Fight Diabetes!” to Davao City.
By Marge C. Enriquez
Young people are doing yoga not only as cross-training for their sport, but also to psychologically cope with the pressures of modern living.
By Jemps Gallegos Yuvienco
Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Kim Kardashian, Nicole Richie, Courtney Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow—and me. What do we have in common? We all have bodies shaped by celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson!
By Anne A. Jambora
Runners believe it makes them go the extra mile, bodybuilders swear it helps them build more muscle mass. Heck, even ancient Aztec warriors are believed to have sustained their energy with just a tablespoon of this exotic seed.
Unknown to many, having a dry mouth is a symptom of more serious medical conditions. A common cause of tooth decay and gum problems, dry mouth has been linked to complications such as cancer and severe dental infections.
By Marge C. Enriquez
As actress Jackielou Blanco begins to do a one-legged backbend with her trainer, she pauses midway. She hams up her dip and says it is an homage to her mother’s signature pose. Baby boomers will recall singer Pilita Corrales’ famous back lean in her performances.
By Kristine S. González
Yoga Manila welcomes Tim Feldman, a founding director of Miami Life Center and respected ashtanga teacher. Tim shares his in-depth knowledge on anatomy, alignment, and why he still feels more alive and “in tune” after two decades of practice.
Inside OutBy Cory Quirino
The excitement over the tremendous healing and anti-aging power of stem cells continues to build up toward a frenzied acceptance of this new wonder treatment. But stem cells are not new; they are as old as time itself. They have been and always will be inside us.
By Emma Rose Policarpio
For centuries, essential oils were considered the treasure of empires and were widely used as a form of medicine. Though these aromatic compounds have lost their “royal” status in modern times, they still keep their unique attributes that make them every spa’s crowning glory.
Hospitals and other healthcare providers in the country are encouraged to learn from international experts about how to achieve world-class standards in “Hospital Infection Control” and “Management of Medication and Patient Safety” in the workshops to be held at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Conference Center on March 11 to 13, 2013.
Love is universal. On this hearts’ month, the whole country witnessed the kind of care that could cross thousands of miles to bring hope to those who have less in life. Healthcare – like what medical travel is all about – indeed has crossed all borders and nationalities.