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Why exercise matters


 Exercise is a form of any physical activity which is defined as bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in caloric expenditure. Exercise is also any movement carried out by the skeletal muscles that require energy. It is also an intentional movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness. Physical fitness is defined as the ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue. It generates cardiorespiratory endurance and muscle strength flexibility. Any exercise can be done frequently with duration and intensity to achieve desired physical fitness. American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommend aerobic physical activity in 3-4 […]


5 Signs of eye irritation that you should know


 The eyes are the windows to the soul is a metaphor of one person’s true personality. There’s also this saying that ‘you’ll know if a person is lying just by looking at the eyes.’ Our eyes are wonderful gift from our existence and through vision we can see how great the world we are living in. It’s certainly one of the beautiful parts of our body and we should take good care of it. There are people who aren’t blessed with a perfect vision but for those who are enjoying this gift, there are 5 signs of eye irritation that need not […]


6 Things you need to know about Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up Jehza Mae Huelar


 We sat down with the newest reigning Binibining Pilipinas 2016 beauty queens and we had the whole afternoon knowing more about each one of them. Here’s what we’ve discovered from Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up Jehza Mae Huelar. 1. Jehza Mae Huelar’s birthday falls 15 days before the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night Jehza turned 21 last April 2, 15 days before the pageant’s Grand Coronation Night held in Smart  Araneta Coliseum. 2. The Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up is from Davao Jehza grew up and finished college in Davao and a certified Dabawenya. As much as she wanted to […]


Epy Quizon shares memorable moments with dad Comedy King Dolphy who died of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


 “The hardest part is when you feel to say the things you want to say today. That’s the hardest part,” said actor Epy Quizon when he was asked to share his memorable moments with his dad, the Comedy King of Philippine Entertainment, Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Sr. who was best known as Dolphy who died of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD, the seventh killer disease in the country today. COPD is a progressive lung ailment that makes breathing difficult and invariably leads to death. Dolphy succumb from COPD  after he was diagnosed with the ailment, four years before he died at […]


Ensure your family’s health and safety with the proper way of cleaning your toilets and win two (2) months worth of Domex gift packs


 Domex leads disease prevention with a hospital toilet clean up on World Toilet Day to help ensure that patients who may have suffered from waterborne diseases won’t suffer any more in the hospitals. In commemoration of World Toilet Day, we are encouraging you to do your part and take a pledge to save lives by supporting 1 Million Clean Toilets Movement and World Toilet Day, and pledge to properly clean your toilets, to protect your family from disease caused by unsanitary toilets. By joining this promo and using the hashtags #WorldToiletDay2015 and #1MCleanToilets, you are helping in spreading the awareness of disease prevention at home by […]


1 Million Clean Toilets Movement fight against disease


 On November 13, World Toilet Day, join the One Million Clean Toilets Movement in the fight against disease causing germs to save lives, one clean toilet at a time. There are diseases out there that we may not be aware of or neglected to pay attention to because we thought our homes are safe and clean. According to a study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), children around the world miss an estimated 443 million school days each year because of diseases caused by poor sanitation and hygiene practices, including using unsanitary toilets. Simply put, this number of sick […]

Brand Ambassador of Sensodyne, Mr. Luis Manzano as he shares his experience oh how Sensodyne helped him fight sensitive teeth

GSK and Sensodyne say NO to teeth sensitivity through “Great Little Moments Campaign”


 Having sensitive teeth is a problem of 9 out of 10 Filipinos out there. It was characterized by a short, sharp, shooting pain, which many sensitivity/pangingilo sufferers often choose to just endure, the discomfort caused by sensitive teeth may only last for a short period, but the emotional effects of missing out on those precious moments with your loved ones over food and drinks has a far longer impact. Dr. Rannier Reyes of the Philippine Periodontal Society said “Having sensitive teeth can mean anything from getting a mild twinge to having severe discomfort that can last for several hours. It […]

Iya Villania-Arellano, the celebrity endorser for Claritin Reditabs (James T. Austria)

Stay active in spite of allergies with the new Claritin Reditabs


 Bayer Group announces the latest addition to their allergy-treating products from Claritin, the Loratadine (Claritin Reditas) for the active and ‘adventurous souls.’ Like their celebrity endorser, Iya Villania-Arellano, active people can now live their lives to the fullest without getting hindered by their allergies with the new Claritin Reditabs. After Claritin Tablet and Claritin Syrup (for kids), Claritin Reditabs is the newest addition to the Claritin line of antihistamine medicine. This newest innovation features non-drowsy and easy-dissolving tablet which comes in a ‘Peel & Pop’ packaging. As demonstrated on their latest TVC, Reditabs is especially designed for active people who […]

Dr. Lapitan with her team (James T. Austria)

Important things to know about urinary incontinence and how to prevent the disease


 Dr. Marie Carmela Lapitan from Philippine General Hospital discussed about the disease called Urinary Incontinence or as she mentioned ‘involuntary leakage of urine’ “Sometimes when you [the patient] found an infection in the ladder, it becomes irritable and once it’s irritated it will suddenly contract and you will also leak,” said Lapitan. Lapitan described the disease as a cause of some early discovered diseases and habitual or behavioral activities of the patient, and it may also be caused by muscle control problem. “When the patient suffers from urinary incontinence, it means that the support of the bladder is weak,” she […]

Irene (State of the World's Mothers)

Save the Children’s SOWM report says child survival rates in Metro Manila improved by 50%


 Metro Manila was listed among top cities in the world to cut mortality rates of children among urban poor, according to 2015 State of the World’s Mothers (SOWM) global data published by Save the Children. The annual global mother’s index report reveals that Metro Manila child survival rates among the urban poor in the last 20 years has improved compared to the other developing countries. Between 1993 and 2008, child mortality rate went from 81 to 38 deaths per 1,000 lives deaths. Afterwards, the poorest urban children went from being less than 5 times as likely to die to being […]

Neurobion® new ambassadors, Ms. Zsa Zsa Padilla and Mr. Paul Soriano.

Neuropathy sends red flags we often ignore; numbness in hands or feet is just one of them


 To raise the awareness about Neuropathy, the damaging of the nerve system, Neurobion invited consumers, as well as media and bloggers at the launch of Neuropathy Awareness Movement, where they tackled important things about this condition and urgent need for an early intervention. According to a recent study, progressing age is one of the reason why people acquire Neuropathy. There will be certain things they will not be able to do and very different from the normal routine. A regular person can type 40 words per minute. On a normal day, a person takes 6,200 steps. With every touch, a person can […]

AKSYON LABAN SA DENGUE. GSK takes action against dengue with Paracetamol Calpol.

4 truths about dengue and how do we get protected from this clever and cunning disease


 “Dengue is a clever and cunning disease, a serious and potentially fatal,” according to Dr. Sally Gatchalian, Secretary of the Philippine Pediatric Society. True indeed, dengue kills and it affects everybody including children and adults alike. Unfortunately, dengue affects more kids and most vulnerable ones are children whose age are from 1 to 9 years old. But that doesn’t mean that adults are potentially safe. In some regions, dengue has reached epidemic proportions. What is dengue and how do we get protected from this disease? Dengue is caused by deadliest insect in the world, the Aedes aegypti mosquito and is […]

PHARMATON LIFE CHARGERS. Five personalities with a significant source of inspiration committed to a vision and desire for a quality of life for themselves and for others.

The men and women of Pharmaton Life Chargers unveiled


 Five notable personalities from different fields and industry met and gathered as one as the face of Pharmaton Life Chargers, the newest campaign that recognizes people who are inspired by their passion to create a positive change in the country and wishes to support them an promote their undertaking. Fashion icon and owner of Holy Carabao Farms Hindy Weber-Tantoco, founder of Manila Soccer Academy Maxie Abad,  yoga teacher and advocate for special children Michelle Ressa Aventajado, Chef Rob Pengson, and sportscaster Anthony Suntay joined hands as Pharmaton Life Chargers and were officially introduced via a press launch earlier today, August […]