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Health and Safety Tips to Cope with Volcanic Ashfall

The ashfall from the recent explosions of Taal Volcano has affected large areas of Southern Tagalog and reached many parts of Metro Manila. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ...

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Is Oral Health Linked to Heart Health?

The debate over poor oral health as a possible cause of heart disease has been raging for many years. A 2012 expert review by the American Heart Association concluded that ...

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Caring for a Stroke Patient

The love and support of family is crucial in the recovery and rehabilitation of a stroke patient. Here are some tips that can help you care for a loved one ...

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Choosing the Right Blood Pressure Monitor

Checking your blood pressure (BP) at home is an important part of managing high blood pressure (hypertension). BP monitoring at home is now easy, thanks to the availability of BP ...

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Dietary Supplements for Heart Health

Scientific evidence shows that some dietary supplements are beneficial for overall health and for managing certain health conditions. 1. Fiber is naturally present in fruits, vegetables and whole grains; dietary ...

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Practical Tips to Help Prevent Stroke

Stroke or “brain attack” occurs when blood circulation to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced. This prevents oxygen and nutrients from reaching brain tissue, resulting in the death ...

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How to treat your sore throat?

The throat runs from the back of the mouth to the top of the respiratory and digestive tracts and has three main parts – the tonsils, pharynx and larynx. You could ...

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Majority of Cancers are Curable if Detected Early

Malignant cancers are among the top 5 leading causes of death among Filipinos. The good news is that early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for successful treatment. This ...

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Cancer Screening: Who Should Get Them and When

Screening can help doctors find and treat several types of cancer early, before they cause symptoms, while they’re small and before they have spread. Early detection of cancer greatly increases ...

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Understanding Your Risk for Cancer

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of developing a disease. There are several factors known to increase cancer risk. However, keep in mind that the majority of ...

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