Monday, June 18, 2018
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THE TOP TEN HEALTHIEST FRUITS

THE TOP TEN HEALTHIEST FRUITS

What do banana, apple, citrus, strawberry, papaya, grape, watermelon, coconut, avocado, and pineapple have one thing in common? They are the top ten healthiest fruits,...
Childhood obesity -- photo from the net

FIGHTING CHILDHOOD OBESITY 

Our body has a new enemy – and it is our appetites.  With fast foods proliferating and “eat all you can” restaurants thriving here and...

HEALTH: So, you want to go swimming this summer?

It was a warm Sunday morning last summer and most of the families were out in one of the beaches in Davao City. Five-year-old...

Hepatitis B: Deadlier than ever

“The hepatitis virus is very durable,” points out Dr. Berkman. “It can remain infectious on environmental surfaces for at least a month if left...

HEALTH: The ancient scourge returns

Meet Manang Rosa, whose family lives in a small bamboo house north of the town of Bansalan, Davao del Sur, about five kilometers away...
A barangay health worker administers anti-measles vaccine to a child at Barangay 23-C, particularly in Isla Verde, Davao City on Tuesday, January 23. The City Health Office launched vaccination drive following the outbreak of measles in the city recently. Mindanews Photo

HEALTH: Measles on the rise again

Dengue out; measles in! While the Senate was doing a hearing on the Dengvaxia brouhaha and Filipinos were glued on their television watching the eruption...

HEALTH: Organ donation: A second chance at life

“Organ donation is a unique opportunity to help save lives by giving a part of yourself so that others may live.” – National Kidney...

HEALTH: Unremembered but not forgotten

FOUR months after my grandmother, Modesta Tacio, turned 66, she started acting strange. She kept forgetting simple things: where she put her keys, if...

Beating dengue without a vaccine

In lieu of the controversial vaccine, there is a better way to beat dengue among those who are already infected with the virus. The...

Beating dengue without a vaccine

Six-year-old Lenny was struck with fever one night after two days of rain.  But there was something different; she appeared flushed.  She was irritable...

WEATHER UPDATE