Roots and WingsBy Cathy Babao-Guballa
February always makes me think of hearts. And not just because it’s the love month. My son, who was born with a congenital heart defect, was born in February. Today, as I write this, would have been his 20th birthday. My dad was only 49 when a heart attack claimed his life. I think of these two Miguels who were very dear to me. I think of love—the mother for her son, the daughter for her father.
Volunteer work has long been touted as good for the soul, but the practice is also good for your heart, according to a study out Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
By Jill Tan Radovan
The Canadian indie pop band Stars has been playing in the Canadian and United States independent music scene for more than a decade, but I first encountered them only seven years ago.
Workers who suffer job strain are 23-percent more likely to have a heart attack than stress-free counterparts, but the risk is far smaller than smoking or a sedentary lifestyle, a large study published in The Lancet on Friday says.
Women of childbearing age can reduce their risk of heart problems by regularly eating fish rich in omega 3 fatty acids, said a Danish study out Monday.
Inside OutBy Cory Quirino
THE HUMAN body has the power to generate energy, and by so doing, to heal itself. But in order to keep the generator within in good running condition, here are a few reminders. Body talk •Frequency and moderation—It doesn’t really matter how many times you eat; just make sure they are moderate portions. How small? [...]