Could wine actually be good for you?

Wine has long been considered to be a symbol of good health and good wealth. But can it really be considered healthy? Let's find out! ...

Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding

A healthy baby, a happy mom. In this Breastfeeding Awareness Month, all moms and soon-to-be-moms must be aware of the benefits and risks of breastfeeding. See the pros and cons of breastfeeding, both for mommy and for the little one. ...

First-Time Diver? Beware of The Bends!

Here's a beginner's guide to Decompression Sickness (DCS), a.k.a. The Bends. ...

World Blood Donor Day | Donate Blood, Save Lives

Make a difference and save lives by donating blood. Be a hero in your own way. ...

Want better gut health? Try bacteria!

Not all bacteria are bad! In fact, many play key roles in maintaining our natural health. From preventing obesity to forming natural antibiotics, our gut bacteria do many things to help us keep disease away. ...

Why some people can’t drink milk

Lactose intolerance explains why some individuals are unable to consume milk. Find out what you can do about it. ...

The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Thinking of following the trend? Here are a few things you need to know first. ...

Brand vs. Generic Medications

Generic versus branded medicines - which of the two is more effective? According to studies, both have the same major chemical ingredient that makes them both effective for curing diseases. ...

Healthy Resolutions For 2022

It's the new year—time for a new you. Check these tips on how you can set your healthy resolutions for 2022. ...

Feeling Tired All the Time? It Might Be Fatigue!

We all feel tired at one point or another. However, if you experience persistent fatigue and lack of energy, it may be time to take a closer look at the causes of your exhaustion. ...

Spotlight on the Spleen: Why You Need to Care for this Organ?

Although most of us have spleens, we rarely consider how they function and the role they play in our health. Let’s learn more about this fist-sized organ and why it’s important to keep it healthy. ...

Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick?

As they make our lives more convenient, we shouldn’t neglect the maintenance of our air conditioning units. Because a poorly maintained air conditioning system — whether in your house, business, or vehicle, can become contaminated and even hazardous to our health. ...

Why Do We Sneeze?

What happens in our body when we sneeze? And what are the sneezing etiquettes we should practice in these unprecedented times? ...

How to Combat Acne Breakouts from Wearing a Mask

Don't allow your skin to become a victim of the pandemic's consequences. Here are the tips on how to avoid and treat "maskne" or acne breakouts from wearing a mask.   ...

The Most Effective Ways to Clean Your Tongue

Like a sponge, our tongue can absorb the many bacteria in our mouth. Are you cleaning your tongue properly? Find out how in this article. ...

The Healthy Benefits of a Facial Massage

Aside from being a good way to pamper yourself after a long, tiring day, a facial massage can deliver these amazing benefits to our health. ...

Protecting Your Skin Barrier

Taking care of your skin barrier is crucial for your overall health. Find out how you can improve your skincare routine to make it more skin barrier-friendly. ...

Do You Need a Pulse Oximeter?

What is a pulse oximeter? And for your peace of mind, should you buy one for your use at home? ...

The Benefits and Uses of Lavender Oil for Your Health

Are there truths to all these touted benefits of the lavender essential oil? What does science have to say regarding this popular key ingredient? ...

Why Are You so Ticklish?

Do you get tickled easily? Or are you immune to tickle attacks? Find out the science behind our body’s response to being tickled. ...

Muscle Atrophy | Why Do Muscles Waste Away?

Do we really lose muscle mass when we don’t exercise? How do we ensure that our muscles don’t waste away? ...

How Writing by Hand Improves Your Memory

When was the last time you wrote a long line of text by hand? It may be time to pick up a pen and paper because doing so can improve your memory! ...

Smile for Your Health

Why is smiling good for our health? Find more reasons to smile with these benefits. ...

Understanding the Benefits of Pet Therapy

They're more than just pets. They are healers too! These animals also help you feel better. ...

Protect Yourself from Digital Dementia

Heavy reliance on computers, smartphones, tablets, and other devices can be harmful to cognitive abilities. Find out more about Digital Dementia and how to protect yourself from this disorder. ...

Cleaning Fresh Fruits and Vegetables the Right Way

Knowing how to properly wash different types of fruits will keep your food tasting great and safe to eat ...

A Clean Chopping Board for a Healthy Life

Are you paying attention to the condition of your chopping board? Find out why a clean chopping board should be one of your kitchen priorities. ...

Kitchen Sink | The Dirtiest Place In Your Home

The dirtiest place inside your home is your kitchen sink and here are the things you need to know. ...

Hand Dominance | Are You a Righty or Lefty?

Why are we stronger in one hand than the other? What does it mean when you are right-hand or left-hand dominant? ...

The Science of Smells | How Scents Affect Our Brain

With its links to our emotions and memory, our sense of smell should not be taken for granted. ...

Appreciating the Beauty of Edible Flowers

Flowers can serve more than a decorative purpose. Find out how they can be part of your delicious meals and beverages. ...

The Importance of Fumigation

A pest problem can bring about health risks for you and your loved ones. Learn more about fumigation and how it can be the solution to the infestation. ...

Rise and Shine | What Is the Best Time to Wake Up?

Whether you are an early bird or a night owl by choice, or whether your work requires you to maintain a specific schedule, it is worthwhile to know how you can get the most out of your nightly downtime. ...

Pacific Cross Secures High Financial Strength Rating from PhilRatings

With over 70 years of solid knowledge and experience in the insurance industry, Pacific Cross Philippines consistently proves to be your strong and trusted ally in times of a crisis, making us one of the most financially stable companies today. ...

Effects of Alcohol in Your Body

We all know that alcohol poses health risks — its short and long-term effects can completely affect our body, lifestyle, and mental health. ...

Salts and Spices in Your Food

With a lot of flavors for our palate to experience, find out what is salt sensitivity, and how to make healthier decisions with salt and spices in your food. ...

A Barbecue For The Healthy You

There's no denying it. Some food taste better when grilled. Barbecue is considered one of the important inventions when it comes to food preparation. However, for the modern man, how can we make sure that this ancient past time lets us live longer? ...

What You Need To Know About Stroke

Stroke is the second leading cause of death among Filipinos. Here are a few things you need to know about it. ...

Facts About Hamburgers

Do you love fast food hamburgers? Read on some facts about your favorite snack and why it's better to prepare one at home. ...

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. ...

Delusional Disorder and The Case of Joker

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

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. ...

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. ...

Cool Facts About Iced Coffee

Surprisingly, people are loving chilled coffee not just because of its flavorful taste and refreshing qualities. Here are some cool facts you should know. ...

Tooth Brushing | A Healthy Habit

Keep a healthy habit of proper tooth brushing and oral care through these following tips. ...

The Repercussions of Self-Medication and DOH's Public Warning

Filipinos are huge practitioners of self-medication. However, this can do more harm than good, especially with the use of antibiotics. ...

Halitosis | Causes And Treatments

Many things can cause bad breath and not everyone can treat it easily. Here are some facts you need to know about this common oral health problem. ...

Meatless Meat | The Future of Cuisine?

While meat alternatives are nothing new in the food world, meatless meat is a different beast altogether. These products don't seek to be an "alternative", they seek to replace meat products completely in the future! ...

More Kerson Fruit, Please!

Kerson fruit is now on the list of the newly discovered fruit trees that can remedy various diseases, especially its potentiality to cure type 2 diabetes. ...

How Music Makes Us Healthy

Music is a beautiful and spiritual experience. In this article, we'll be explaining why music has such a profound effect on us, and the benefits that these effects can bring. ...