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More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications

Aug 06, 2018 - 6:30 PM

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

Omega 3 supplements don't protect against heart disease – new review

Jul 28, 2018 - 7:30 AM

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

OMEGA 3 capsules. R_Szatkowski/Shutterstock.com

Fast Facts: What has the government done to alleviate malnutrition?

Jul 25, 2018 - 5:12 PM

The Philippine government has shown a history of focused policy, but scattershot implementation

Here’s how you can avoid getting sick this rainy season

Jul 03, 2018 - 12:19 PM

Avoid sick leaves!

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes - study

Jun 30, 2018 - 3:47 PM

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.

HAZE. An Indian commuter crosses railway tracks as dust covers sky in Jalandhar on June 15, 2018. Air pollution soared in New Delhi on June 14 to hazardous levels rarely seen outside winter months as sand blown from deserts enveloped the Indian capital in a once-in-a-decade phenomenon. Photo by Shammi Mehra / AFP

People who walk faster could live longer – study

Jun 04, 2018 - 1:02 PM

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

BENEFITS OF WALKING. A study published by the British Journal of Medicine emphasizes walking as an easy way to improve overall health. Photo from Shutterstock

Heartbreaker? Smoking causing millions of heart attacks, strokes – WHO

May 31, 2018 - 9:15 AM

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

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin – study

May 28, 2018 - 6:16 PM

'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

You can now customize your diet according to your DNA

May 04, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Pru Life UK offers a new service: DNA testing for a healthier lifestyle

What it's like to eat only 1,200 calories for 5 days

Jan 18, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Spoiler alert: it's not as scary as you think

DELICIOUS DIET. Eating just 1,200 calories a day is made easier by a diet delivery service that does all the counting and cooking for you. Screengrab from Instagram.com/deliciousdietph

The ups and downs of playtime

Dec 05, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Playtime and socialization is very important to a child’s development – it’s also a very crucial stage in a parent’s journey

5 most common health concerns for esport athletes

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:33 PM

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

GROWING SCENE. An esport athlete competes at Thailand's Intel Game Time event in June 2017. Photo from Shutterstock


WATCH: The best investment you can make

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Staying healthy doesn t just save you from expensive medical bills Now it can even help you earn for the future

COA to Napocor: Return P29.7M in health allowances

Mar 08, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The Commission on Audit junks the appeal of the National Power Corporation and reiterates that the unauthorized perks for employees must be returned

Quiz: Are you letting dry cough get in your way?

Sep 22, 2016 - 3:44 PM

How well do you know your dos and don’ts when dealing with dry cough?

Cutting down the cost of heart disease

Sep 13, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Modest ways to cope with heart disease without breaking the bank

Surprising facts about the human body

Jul 23, 2016 - 1:54 PM

Learn more about the spectacle that is the human body here

Start your health and wellness journey today

Apr 19, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Ian Veneracion Kiefer Ravena and Michele Gumabao want to inspire you to start living well with GNC

Fiber calculator: Compute your daily fiber intake

Apr 11, 2016 - 1:54 PM

Does your diet include enough fiber? Use our simple tool to find out

Our Awesome Food Trip: 4 new must-try spots

Dec 28, 2015 - 8:59 AM

Rappler goes to town with Our Awesome Planet’s Anton Diaz We had superfood bibingka wagyu kebab ‘faux’ gras and more

We took Metamucil's Fiber Challenge

Dec 12, 2015 - 10:35 AM

What can a fiber supplement do for the body? 4 people try the challenge

#LessGuiltFoodTrip

Aug 02, 2015 - 8:45 AM

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

We need to talk about ‘food-shaming’

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Repeat after us: I will eat for myself

QUIZ: What do your food cravings mean?

Jul 27, 2015 - 12:44 PM

Take this quiz to find out which “foodie tribe” you belong to

All work, no play: How your lifestyle may affect your kid’s health

Mar 28, 2015 - 9:03 AM

Should you start being a better example for your kids?

INFOGRAPHIC: How to raise a more active child

Feb 28, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Want healthy happy kids? Get them moving Here are some facts and tips for parents

Yes, you need more hugs

Feb 21, 2015 - 9:05 AM

This simple gesture can make a huge difference

Playtime: An animated short story

Jan 23, 2015 - 2:40 PM

Why is Sunday so special for Carlo? This is his story

Want to get fit? Use these apps

Nov 11, 2012 - 12:04 PM

Train yourself and feel healthier with these fitness apps

WELLNESS, TECHIE STYLE. Here are apps that can help you get fit and feel better. Screen shot from www.fitocracy.com