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Building, burning, and storing: The truth about your body fat

Aug 23, 2019 - 9:49 AM

Body fat is not the enemy – unless you let it

[OPINION] On the 'plus' side of being healthy: Not your typical weight loss story

Jul 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM

'There is room for those who are bigger, who don’t have the abs, or who don’t fit in a size 2,' shares Margarita Olivares

Liposuction doctors in Makati face criminal charges after businesswoman dies

Jul 12, 2019 - 7:53 AM

Nory Bobadilla, 43, of Negros Occidental stopped breathing during the operation at Contours Advanced Face and Body Sculpting in Makati City

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Genes, yes, but obesity pandemic mostly down to diet – study

Jul 04, 2019 - 10:53 PM

Researchers say that for people genetically predisposed to a wider girth, these unhealthy lifestyles compounded the problem, resulting in an even higher rate of weight gain

The Body Shop owner Natura to buy Avon

May 23, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Natura is buying Avon in a deal that will create the world's 4th largest beauty products company

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 14, 2011 the newly completed U.S. headquarters for Avon Products Inc. in New York City. - Brazilian cosmethics leader Natura announced on May 22, 2019 the purchase of US Avon, in an operation that constituted the fourth world beauty products group. (Photo by MARIO TAMA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Senate bets push for body cams, anti-EJK law to stop killings

Feb 24, 2019 - 8:44 PM

'Hanggang nandiyan si President Duterte, hindi matatapos ang patayan sa Pilipinas,' says opposition senatorial candidate Gary Alejano

WAR ON DRUGS. A dead body with a sign board lays on the road in Tondo, Manila on July 28, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WTO to probe Trump's China tariffs

Jan 28, 2019 - 11:20 PM

Under WTO regulations, parties in a dispute can block a first request for the creation of an arbitration panel, but if the parties make a second request, it is all but guaranteed to go through

THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION. The World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneva on April 12, 2018. File photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

All the President's men: On parade with India's elite bodyguards

Jan 24, 2019 - 1:28 PM

The President's Bodyguard is a 200-strong cavalry unit which for centuries been assigned to India's uppermost VIPs, from British viceroys to modern-day heads of state

ELITE. In this photograph taken on January 9, 2019, Indian soldiers of the President's Bodyguard march on their mounts towards the India Gate monument during rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. Photo by Chandan Khanna/AFP

'Zebra' tribal body paint cuts fly bites 10-fold – study

Jan 16, 2019 - 1:47 PM

It is known that zebras get bitten far less than animals with a single fur color, so a team of researchers decided to see if the light stripes painted on humans would have a similar deterrent effect

'Women are beautiful whatever size': Moira Dela Torre calls out heckler

Jan 03, 2019 - 3:15 PM

The singer has some words for an audience member who her called her fat while performing

MOIRA DELA TORRE. The singer responds to being body-shamed at one of her concerts. Instagram.com/moirarachelle

Just because you're thin, doesn't mean you're healthy

Oct 06, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Body weight is not the best indicator of internal well-being. A much better indicator is your diet.

HEALTH ISSUE. Being thin doesn’t mean you can eat unhealthy foods and get away with it. from shutterstock.com

Simple blood test may reveal your body's inner clock

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Researchers have designed a blood test that can measure a person's inner body clock within 1.5 hours, an advance that may help personalize medical treatments in the future

Germany lifts ban on Nazi symbols in computer, video games

Aug 09, 2018 - 9:21 PM

The Wolfenstein series of games is deemed to have fallen foul of the German criminal code, which bars any depiction of so-called 'anti-constitutional' symbols, including Nazi swastikas

HITLER REPRESENTATIONS. The uncensored and German censored versions of Hitler and the Nazi flag. Screen shots taken from Censored Gaming YouTube video.

3 found dead in Zambales town

Jul 27, 2018 - 3:05 PM

Relatives positively identified the men, among them Zambales population commission official Norman Montevirgen, say police

GRISLY DISCOVERY. One of 3 bodies found by police buried in San Felipe, Zambales, on July 26, 2018. Photo from the Zambales Provincial Police Office

A life at high altitude shapes human body, but how?

Jun 20, 2018 - 4:12 PM

The findings raise a host of questions, starting with this one: What is it about an high-altitude living that makes the body shape-shift?

Tick tock: Study links body clock to mood disorders

May 16, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Individuals with a history of disrupting their body's natural rhythm – working night shifts, for example, or suffering repeated jetlag – tend to have a higher lifetime risk of mood disorders, feelings of unhappiness, and cognitive problems

Sick body parts? Just grow new ones

May 13, 2018 - 11:00 AM

It makes so much sense to go back to the most basic organized unit of life – the cell – if we want to treat diseases

Con-Com votes to make CHR a constitutional commission in new charter

Apr 16, 2018 - 3:20 PM

This is meant to give the Commission on Human Rights more fiscal autonomy and strengthen its investigative powers in the constitution that will be proposed to President Rodrigo Duterte

Despite the haters, this Bb Pilipinas candidate did not give up

Mar 13, 2018 - 5:36 PM

After being body shamed for being 'fat,' Binibini candidate 18 Rosantonette Mendoza shares how she gained confidence by becoming healthy

8 kinds of hair removal methods explained

Mar 13, 2018 - 5:30 PM

What exactly is sugaring?

6 stars who DGAF about looking ‘perfect’

Mar 09, 2018 - 5:48 PM

From calling out photoshop edits to clapping back against body shamers, these stars keep it real

BODY POSITIVE. Bela Padilla, Iza Calzado, and Jessy Mendiola are among the celebrities who have spoken against unrealistic beauty standards. Screenshots from Instagram.com/belapadilla, Instagram.com/missizacalzado, and Instagram.com/senorita_jessy

FULL LIST: The nominees for the 9th PMPC Star Awards for Music

Feb 25, 2018 - 3:27 PM

Julie Anne San Jose, Alden Richards, and Michael Pangilinan lead this year's music nominees

PNP wants 12,476 livestream-capable body cameras by June

Feb 05, 2018 - 2:45 PM

The police organization also wants computer sets, docking stations, and body camera streaming systems by midyear

BODY CAM. A Pasig police officer wears a local-government-issued body camera. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

P334 million at stake as PNP opens bidding for body cameras

Feb 03, 2018 - 8:22 PM

The PNP plans to roll out body cameras by June 2018

SMALL GADGET, BIG BUDGET. The PNP allocates a third of a billion pesos for body cameras. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Why did PNP buy bomb-sniffing dogs instead of body cameras?

Feb 01, 2018 - 7:05 PM

Body cameras seem to be the more logical purchase, so why did the PNP opt to get dogs instead?

PUPS PRIORITIZED. The PNP presents newly acquired K-9 dogs in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Will body cameras solve alleged police abuse in the drug war?

Jan 27, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The PNP's latest initiative, which it prepares to roll out in 2018, involves more than just strapping another gadget to cops who conduct raids and arrests

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Jan 26, 2018 - 8:36 PM

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PDEA changes mind, requires body cameras in drug war

Jan 26, 2018 - 3:01 PM

'Agents and witnesses, particularly media representatives shall mandatorily wear body cameras,' says a PDEA order dated January 22

NEW ORDER. PDEA chief Director General Aaron Aquino presents seized contraband to the media. PDEA photo

Senate panel seeks Divina disbarment, Dela Rosa on body cameras, Licuanan on resignation| Evening wRap

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:12 PM

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Police in Manila, Davao among first to get body cameras for drug war

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:02 PM

PNP Director for Operations Camilo Cascolan says only 100 units of the gadget have been delivered. The police nationwide need 37,000.

BODY CAM. A Pasig police officer wears a local-government-issued body camera. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

PNP to require body cameras once all police stations have at least one

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:01 PM

'Magkakaron tayo ng policy: No anti-drug operations without body-worn camera na naka-on,' says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa

IT TAKES TIME. PNP chief Dela Rosa asks for patience in requiring body cameras for cops. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Body cameras not required, just 'encouraged' in new drug war rules

Jan 23, 2018 - 1:55 PM

'When available, the use of [a] body camera and other gadgets to record all anti-illegal drugs operations is encouraged,' says the Philippine National Police

BODY CAM. A Pasig police officer wears a local-government-issued body camera. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

No fare hike due to new taxes until March – LTFRB

Jan 09, 2018 - 5:20 PM

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says it will consult with the National Economic and Development Authority on a 'justifiable' fare increase

Dela Rosa looking for donors to fund PNP body cameras

Dec 18, 2017 - 3:40 PM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa searches for 'well-meaning Filipinos' who are willing to donate to the police force

READY TO ACCEPT. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says he has been raising funds himself to buy body cameras for cops. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 7, 2017

Dec 07, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

At Camp Crame on Monday, December, 4, 2017, One Thousand seventy six Policemen gather in front of the Grandstand during the Closing Ceremony "Focused Reformation/Reorientation and Moral Enhancement for Police Officer in Line with Internal Cleansing Efforts" Class 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Robredo on CPP-NPA, Calida in SC oral arguments, Trump on Jerusalem | Evening wRap

Dec 06, 2017 - 7:23 PM

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PNP drug enforcement chief: No need for body cameras, we have God

Dec 06, 2017 - 1:58 PM

(UPDATED) 'Our camera as policemen is God,' says PNP Drug Enforcement Group chief Joseph Adnol

DRUG ENFORCEMENT CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Joseph Adnol talks to reporters in Camp Crame. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Say yes! How to find the perfect wedding dress for your body type

Oct 18, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Everyone wants to have the perfect dress for their big day. Let your silhouette guide your sense of style!

Duterte appointee to lead Comelec as plebiscite looms

Oct 11, 2017 - 6:21 PM

Election watchdog Lente vows to keep close watch on Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista's replacement, President Rodrigo Duterte's first appointee in the poll body

CHIEF EXECUTIVE. President Rodrigo Duterte is set to appoint a new Comelec chairman after elections chief Andres Bautista resigned from office. Malacanang file photo

3 fakta tentang penggunaan hand & body lotion

Sep 28, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Kenali jenis dan tipe kulit sebelum memilih produk hand & body lotion yang tepat

Trillanes, Aguirre, PNP | Evening wRap

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:28 PM

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PNP to buy 37,000 body cameras if Congress allows

Sep 19, 2017 - 3:13 PM

This comes as the rise in killings has bothered the nation and its legislators to question the legitimacy of police operations

BODY CAMERAS EYED. PNP plans on buying 37,000 cameras for 190,000 cops. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DILG OIC backs police body cameras but not from CHR funding

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:48 PM

Body cameras protect both victims of police operations gone wrong and the police personnel themselves, says DILG officer-in-charge Catalino Cuy

Customs, Dela Rosa, Cayetano | Evening wRap

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:21 PM

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Dela Rosa backs body cameras for cops

Aug 22, 2017 - 3:29 PM

The top cop changes his tune on the proposal amid outrage over the killing of Kian delos Santos

YES TO BODY CAMS. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa gives a press briefing at the PNP National Headquarters. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House panel OKs bill requiring hospitals to release cadavers within 24 hours

Aug 02, 2017 - 7:35 AM

House Muslim affairs committee chairperson Mauyag Papandayan Jr says the bill aims to respect the religious practices of the deceased

RESPECT FOR THE DEAD. A House committee approves a bill that would require to release dead bodies within 24 hours.

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17 decomposing bodies of civilians retrieved in Marawi

Jun 28, 2017 - 4:44 PM

The military believes these are Christians executed by the terrorists during the clashes The fighting is now on its 37th day

CIVILIAN CASUALTIES. The remains of 17 civilians killed in Marawi City have been brought to a funeral parlor in Iligan City on June 29, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

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Miss World PH 2014 Valerie Weigmann is engaged

May 16, 2017 - 9:42 PM

Valerie s boyfriend lawyer Bodie Pulido proposes to her in Machu Picchu