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Allergies

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Gabay sa kalusugan AN allergy is a disorder caused by hypersensitivity (abnormal or excessive sensitivity) to substance that are eaten, inhaled, injected, or brought into contact with the skin. Hypersensitivity results from a misdirected response by the body’s immune system.…

We will not die in silence

AS I write this, the Eastern seaboard in the United States is struggling back to normal after the recent weekend-long of record-breaking blizzard called Snowstorm Jonas. At least 30 inches of snow that affected 14 states weighed down on roofs,…

‘Aging skin’

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BEAUTY is only skin deep, but the appearance of your skin is the standard by which people judge health and biological age. No one sees your liver, lungs, kidneys, or heart, but your face is always on display. Even if…

‘The Good Fat’

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Gabay sa kalusugan FAT has gotten a bad reputation lately and has been considered by many as public enemy number one, especially among the elders. But does it fully deserve that reputation? Many people associate fat with overweight or obese.…

The COP 21 that fooled the world

AS I write this, the worse floods have engulfed the United States. More than 18 million Americans are affected and the people are urged to evacuate their homes. Not even the most powerful country is spared by climate change. Yet,…

Holiday ‘Blues’ in Old Age

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OLDER people may suffer a wide range of psychiatric difficulties in late life; those with concurrent physical illness are particularly vulnerable. Although these conditions tend to be under detected and under treated, their outcome with appropriate management is often excellent.…

Weather January 16, 2016

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SUNRISE: 6:25 AMSUNSET: 5:46 PM PARTLY cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains will be experienced over the islands of Batanes, Calayan and Babuyan. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over the rest…

Masaya nating salubungin ang Bagong Taon

Klima SIGURO ay hindi pa kayo nakakabawi sa pagod ng mga paghahandang ginawa nitong nakaraang Pasko. Heto na naman ang paghahanda para sa Bagong Taon. Tulad ng Pasko, ang pagsalubong sa Bagong Taon ay pinaghahandaan din nang mabuti ng buong…

Ngayong Pasko, iwasan ang basura

PASKO na naman. Hataw na naman sa pasyalan, shopping, lalo na sa kainan. Konting paalala lang: Hinay-hinay lang sa pagkain lalo na roon sa mga matataas na ang cholesterol level. Naglipana sa sidewalks ang mga manininda. Sa mga namimili, sana…

Tagumpay ng COP, tagumpay ng sangkatauhan

SA wakas, nagkasundo rin ang halos 200 bansa na magbawas ng kanilang greenhouse gas (GHG) emission na siyang itinuturo na dahilan nang patuloy na pagtaas ng temperatura ng mundo at sa lumalalang kalagayan ng ating panahon. Sa wakas, namulat ang…

Menopause and sexuality

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HUMANS are the only mammals with menopause. In every other species, the female continues to menstruate throughout her entire lifespan. But, by the time a woman reaches fifty (earlier in some cases, later in others), her menstrual periods begin to…

Pag-asa nakikita sa usapan sa Paris

ANG gaganda ng mga lumalabas na balita sa kasalukuyang usapan sa pagbabawas ng greenhouse gas (GHG) emission sa Paris, France. Dinaluhan ng may 150 pinuno ng iba’t ibang bansa, lahat ay nagbigay ng kanilang pagsuporta para magkaroon ng isang tunay…

Youth, food, and agriculture

GREENPEACE Philippines, in partnership with local organizations, has challenged the voting youth to pledge to transform the country’s food and agriculture. Through the use of social media, and capitalizing on the ‘selfie’ phenomenon, Greenpeace launched #IAmHampasLupa at the Baguio Cathedral,…

Atensiyon ng buong mundo, nakatuon sa Paris

NAGSIMULA ngayon ang negosasyon para sa pagbabawas ng greenhouse gas (GHG) emission sa Paris, France. Nagtitipun-tipon ngayon ang may 150 lider ng iba’t ibang bansa kabilang na ang pangulo ng US na si Barack Obama, Xi Jinping ng China, Narendra…

COP 21 our last chance

AS I write this the APEC summit has just ended and the cry for climate change seems to be echoed by all. We are happy that they did. Now that the COP 21 is just barely two weeks away and…
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