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Parkour: Getting fit with Ninja moves-inspired body movements

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If you got that “stiff-and-hard-to-achieve” system of staying fit, Parkour is here to end that old-fashioned mentality.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipinos set organ donor record but fail to beat India

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Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Eric Tayag (center), who danced to the tune of “Brave” while potential donors were enlisting at PUP on Friday, said he hopes the “I’m a Lifeline” campaign would help erase the stigma related to organ donations. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.lifeline.ph

A total of 17,856 Filipinos pledged to donate their organs to the Department of Health’s organ transplantation campaign during a one-day organ donor registration marathon that the DOH conducted last Friday.

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

Back pain top complaint of Filipino workers

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FILE PHOTO

Workers suffered from back pains more than any other ailment or disease on the job, according to the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES).

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

Doctors to teach medicine to ‘hilot’

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Leo Olarte, M.D., PMA president. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.philippinemedicalassociation.org

To address the lack of medical doctors in impoverished and far-flung areas, members of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) are introducing traditional healers (hilot) to the basics of conventional medicine and primary healthcare.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Manila mulls sexually-transmitted-infections screening for spa employees

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Masseurs and masseuses in spa and wellness clinics in Manila would be required to undergo regular screening for sexually transmitted infections under a proposed new ordinance to strengthen the city’s program for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and AIDS.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Green living, according to Elizabeth Sy

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ELIZABETH Sy creates an oasis in Makati with her urban vegetable garden at her high-rise apartment. NELSON MATAWARAN

The balcony on a top floor of a high-rise opens to the sky, welcoming the cool winds and sunlight, often obscured by the clouds.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pamper yourself with face and body treatments the French way

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SUN deck and terrace at Jardin d’Eden

Any mention of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila usually includes praise for its all-day dining outlet Spiral. Much has been said and written about its dedicated cheese room and the wide range of cuisines available but there is another establishment on the same floor that is gaining its own set of followers.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Why a spa has become a modern-day necessity

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THERAPISTS have undergone accreditation and intense training to ensure safe and top-quality service.

Once an indulgence set aside for an occasion or for people with fat wallets, the spa has become a necessity or a means to de-stress. Spas today have evolved from pampering centers to proponents of health and fitness.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

For a better mood–and better health–you’ve got to feed your brain, too

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KLEINER signing copies of her book “Power Eating: Add Muscle, Lose Fat, Improve Energy” PHOTOS: KIMBERLY DE LA CRUZ

Mood is a very complex matter. It is a change in emotional state that involves a cascade of chemicals triggered by the things that happen in our lives—our relationships, stress from our jobs, state of finances, our activities (or lack thereof), and ultimately, what we eat.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

The vital role of growth hormones


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“Old age, like everything else, to make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.” This famous line by Theodore Roosevelt says it all.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Columns,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Girl Scout’s effort to sell cookies goes to ‘pot’

Heidi Carney speaks with her husband, Justin Menees, while their daughter, Lexi, 8, sells Girl Scout Cookies outside a marijuana dispensary in Phoenix on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. AP

Customers of some medical marijuana dispensaries are discovering this week that they don’t have to go far if they have a case of the munchies.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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