Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis is a condition caused by the over-absorption of iron, leading to an excessive amount of iron in your blood. This can cause serious health problems, since your body doesn’t have a way to get rid of the excess iron. Learn more about the symptoms, types, and treatment. ...

Mangosteen | A Fruit Under Watch

Mangosteen has been gaining a lot of interest recently and it’s being considered a super fruit. ...

Facts behind Blood Donation

Blood donation is a curious way for some people to help others. It's quite common now, but there was a time when transferring one's blood to another person was considered black magic. Nowadays, it's become a necessary medical procedure to save lives. Today, let's discuss this topic in-depth. ...

Let's Get Physical | Ways to Move More Without Exercising

Are you too busy to exercise? Do you have no access to the gym? Try these simple activities to sneak in a workout without realizing it. ...

Saving a Blue for June | Prostate Cancer Awareness

The real hue of the month ignites the spirit of awareness to all. To have or having diseases is not about survival, but about prevention and living a healthy, promising life. ...

Yoga| An Admirable Link to Mental Health

Surprisingly, Yoga is beyond de-stressing and flexibility — it has been found useful for mental disorders, too. ...

Malunggay | The Jack of all Herbs

Malunggay is the first vegetable you think of when people say "Filipino Herbs". However, we don't actually know much about what Malunggay does for you and why it's the go-to healthy herb. Let's fix that. ...

Delusional Disorder and The Case of Joker

Get to know what Delusional Disorder is and how accurate is Joker's portrayal of the illness. ...

Do Saunas Really Burn Fat Away?

Saunas can be considered to be the first fitness-related room to have ever existed. Before weights were even thought of as a fitness tool, humans have likely been relaxing in hot springs. What exactly is it about saunas that make them so appealing? ...

Quarantine Update | The MECQ Rules

Two months under community quarantine, Filipinos are now braving the new norm. So many questions were buzzing about the MECQ. What is MECQ? How is it different from ECQ? What new rules will the MECQ entail? We rounded up the general guidelines for you. ...

UTI Facts Women Should Know

Commonly, UTI is not all that serious and sometimes can be fixed with a swift round of antibiotics. However, there are still important facts you need to know about UTI. ...

A Spoonful of Sugar | Diabetes on the Rise

Diabetes is becoming an epidemic in the Philippines. Here's what you need to know about it. ...

Avocado | A Delicious Superfood

Don’t be afraid of avocados because you think they're fattening! The often over-looked avocado is a delicious superfood that’s simply too healthy to skip. Find out about the nutritional perks of avocados. ...

Train Like A Warrior

The ancient Greeks and Romans were the forerunners of modern fitness. To be a fighter or an athlete, you didn't simply go to the gym every other week. You had to dedicate chunks of your everyday life to improve your mind and body. In this article, let's discuss some of the ways these ancient warriors stayed fit. ...

How BDNF Improves the Mind through Exercise

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) may be a new concept to a lot of people, but if you've ever consistently worked out, then you'll have experienced its effects already. What exactly is BDNF? In this article, we'll find out. ...

Resistance Bands | The Portable Fitness Machine

Resistance bands can be considered by some to be the jack-of-all fitness tools. The variety of workouts provided by resistance bands can't be understated. In this article, let's talk about the workouts you can do with resistance bands, as well as the benefits you reap from using them. ...

Cutting Carbs | Cauliflower Rice Facts

With over 279,000 posts on Instagram featuring #Cauliflower, there is no doubt that this dish is a trending healthy staple. Here are some facts you need to know about cauliflower rice. ...

Skin Care Routines for Summer

The weather’s warming up, time to pack away your sweaters and pull out your summer dresses, yet, get ready to pay some serious attention to your skin. ...

Essential Services Amid COVID-19

Due to the community quarantine, most establishments have been closed, especially those that are considered non-essential. However, essential businesses dealing with medicine and food are still open to cater to our daily needs. ...

Dealing with Menstrual Period Like a Pro

There's really no need to dread about your next period. Rather than stress about that time of the month, here are some effective ways to get through it. ...


Get Ready for a Healthy Reading Habit - Introducing the Pacific Cross Newsletter

As a way of letting you know you are valued and cared for, Pacific Cross brings you this bi-weekly Wellness Digest. It's a health and wellness e-newsletter which covers diet, exercise, medical advice, health trends, and many other practical tips to help give your lifestyle a boost. ...

Return of Polio in the Philippines: Why is this Deeply Troubling News?

A resurgence of polio could paralyze more than a thousand children in the Philippines every year within a decade. ...

Rabies - What You Should Know

Preventive measure against rabies ...

Lets Eat like the Japanese

The Japanese Diet is educating us that we do not need to go crazy over strict diets and restrain ourselves from our cravings. It is only a matter of being mindful about what you eat and how you eat it. ...

The most controversial fruit : Durians

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Let the Battle of Home Cooking and Eating Out Begin

What you eat can make or break you; always remember that. ...

Get that body back, Mom!

Taking care of your body after pregnancy is very important, not only for you but for your family too. ...

Cleaning Fruits

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The Proper Way To Brush Your Teeth

Cleaning your teeth may be a relatively modern concept in terms of human history, but it has nonetheless become an important aspect of the modern way of life. Today, let's give the topic a once-over and see what's the best way to keep those teeth clean and strong. ...

Smoking and vaping : updates and trends

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Chiropractors in Manila

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No More Reason to Feel Blue with Blue Ternate!

Make a unique surprise for your loved ones this season of love through the wonderful flowers of Blue Ternate. ...

Catching on Cannabis: What you need to know

Cannabis also is known as Marijuana is probably one of the most controversial plant in the world due to contradicting beliefs on its use. It is used for pleasure and recreation. However, there were prohibitions in using it, yet a growing number of doctors prescribe it for specific medical conditions and symptoms. ...