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

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 »

National immunization drive vs measles-rubella, polio launched


A national immunization campaign against measles-rubella and polio was launched Tuesday in all regions of the Philippines to reach 13 million children under the age of five with free lifesaving measles-rubella and oral polio vaccines.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

Graphic fact file on cervical cancer. FILE PHOTO

Doctors are reporting their first success using immune therapy against cervical cancer, a disease caused by the virus HPV.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Leading the spa life at Mandala

JOVE Schrottmann

Learning how to run a spa at an early age, Jove Schrottmann endeavors to keep Boracay’s Mandala Spa and Villas on the health and wellness map of the island paradise. The establishment is all about earth-friendly healing, offering holistic therapies, soothing services and pampering privileges all at a posh, eco-friendly location.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

The country’s best triathlon freezine lines up events

The country’s top swim, bike and run freezine, MultiSport, is set to reestablish itself this year as the strongest and the best in the race on three fronts.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »