Rappler's latest stories on health and wellness
Human Genome Project: New alcohol abuse study could help us unlock secrets to beating genetic diseases
It's been almost 20 years since Bill Clinton joined Tony Blair to announce the first rough sequencing of the human genome to tremendous fanfare. What have we achieved, so far?
You might not see them, but you can get rid of them!
Does your house never seem to get clean? Your routine might be doing more harm than good!
The Thai Health Promotion Foundation's standing desk is designed to promote physical activity with its own exercise manual illustrating various poses and stretches that you can do while standing
Here are three tips to keep you in good spirits and ready for the everyday grind
Incorporating more high intensity activity into our daily routines – whether that’s by vacuuming the carpet with vigor or walking uphill to buy your lunch – could be the key to helping all of us get some high quality exercise each day
Sometimes there's a costly price to pay in efforts to be beautiful and to remain young-looking
These couples stay in love (and in shape) by sweating it out together
Dry, oily, or combination skin? Here are the ingredients your facial moisturizer should contain
As a research professor in the field of nutrition and dietetics, I am convinced that findings from our work, along with other published current evidence, show that the concept that dietary fat is 'toxic' is very much outdated and misguided
Here are few tried and tested (yet easy) exercises which, when combined with a broadly healthy lifestyle, are likely to improve fitness levels, maybe shed a little excess weight – and will make you feel at home in the gym
The singer has some words for an audience member who her called her fat while performing
New research found brain changes among kids using screens more than 7 hours a day and lower cognitive skills among those using screens more than two hours a day
Your frequent dizziness might not be as simple as you think
Constantly on your gadgets? You need to take extra care of your eyes!
Learn the negative effects of constant gadget use — and how you can prevent them
It’s a special tradition — but are you one of the 10% of Filipinos don't wash their hands before eating?
Doesn't food just taste better when it's shared? Make this year's Christmas all about sharing your blessings and join Safeguard's #GoKamayanTayo challenge!
The stigma is often perpetrated by friends and family, not strangers. The results of stigma can be catastrophic.
Body weight is not the best indicator of internal well-being. A much better indicator is your diet.
As a practicing physician and professor of medicine, people ask me about the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar all the time
Despite investments in health care, Filipinos’ health is below average in terms of average life expectancy, maternal mortality ratio, mortality rate for children under 5 years old, and tuberculosis
There is, indeed, increasing evidence supporting the idea that our metabolic health is not just regulated by what we eat, but also when we eat
Tianyu Pharm and Rundu Pharma say batches of valsartan, an active ingredient widely used in medications for high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, contained N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), believed to potentially cause cancer through long-term use
It looks as though our belief in omega 3 supplements over all these years may have been driven by a few flawed studies and our own bias
The Philippine government has shown a history of focused policy, but scattershot implementation
Research by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis said pollution contributed to 3.2 million new diabetes cases globally in 2016 – or around 14 percent of all new diabetes cases globally that year.
Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis of the University of Sydney says a fast pace would be around 5 to 7 kilometers per hour, depending on a person's fitness level
On World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organization hails that smoking has declined significantly since year 2000, but warns that there are still far too many people indulging in the dangerous habit
'Combining exercise and gum chewing may be an effective way to manage weight,' says a study by Japanese researchers published in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science
Pru Life UK offers a new service: DNA testing for a healthier lifestyle
Playtime and socialization is very important to a child’s development – it’s also a very crucial stage in a parent’s journey
As esports’ popularity rises it s important to know the health risks involved in logging long hours in front of a screen and on a keyboard or controller
Staying healthy doesn t just save you from expensive medical bills Now it can even help you earn for the future
The Commission on Audit junks the appeal of the National Power Corporation and reiterates that the unauthorized perks for employees must be returned
How well do you know your dos and don’ts when dealing with dry cough?
Modest ways to cope with heart disease without breaking the bank
Ian Veneracion Kiefer Ravena and Michele Gumabao want to inspire you to start living well with GNC
Does your diet include enough fiber? Use our simple tool to find out
Rappler goes to town with Our Awesome Planet’s Anton Diaz We had superfood bibingka wagyu kebab ‘faux’ gras and more
What can a fiber supplement do for the body? 4 people try the challenge
Check out yummy food posts from our community and learn how you too can go on a food trip with less of the guilt trip
Take this quiz to find out which “foodie tribe” you belong to
Should you start being a better example for your kids?