QURE: new tele-consult website makes access to health professionals easy and accessible

Getting immediate access to health professionals has always been a problem for many Filipinos, even prior to the pandemic. Due to a huge number of patients, long wait times at the hospitals before one can be seen by a health professional is not uncommon. When the pandemic hit, the thought undue and prolonged exposure while …

Investing in affordable health care is easy with PhilCare’s ER Vantage

I was 33 years old when I realized how unprepared my husband and I was for life's emergencies. It all started with a throbbing, steady pain, said my husband. He would wake up at 12 midnight staying until 3AM, silently bearing the pain on his right abdomen. After months of trying to keep it from …

Discovering what it means to be truly healthy with LifeScience

I don't need much to know that at my current state: I am beyond unhealthy. It's not even the excess 25 kilograms that I can't seem to shake off - it's the long nights awake, the stressful situations, the fact that I don't eat right and almost have zero exercise. For the longest time, I …

The Fitness Diaries: Day One of Boxing – where I hardly floated, but looked like a bee

The Greatest of All Time, Muhammad Ali once said, "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee..." In my case, "it was floated pathetically like a bee..." THIS. BEE.  Seriously speaking, I always knew that starting to get healthy is not a walk in the park. I have wasted a lot of years reveling in my sedentary …

Piolo leads call to “Go Well;” launches this year’s Sunpiology Sugar Wars

Heartthrob Piolo Pascual is like a Pinoy Tony Stark - even without the "Crush Ng Bayan" tag which followed him all his life, Piolo is well-loved and known to his followers as a product endorser, as a savy businessman, a philanthropist and a budding athlete. This is aside from being a loving father, brother and …

AskND.ph dares Filipinos to get healthy through proper nutrition 

I have a problem with my weight - try as I might, I just can't seem to shake it off. I know that problem lies in me: I have to consistently work out, I have to consistently watch what I eat and I have to be more disciplined.  The recent launch of AskND.ph opened my …

Take care of your peepers with these sight-saving tips 

My father, whose simple happiness in life can be found in his newspapers and his favorite television show, is slowly losing his sight due to cataract.  He is already technically blind on his left eye and the right is slowly being corrupted by cataract also. Years of use - being exposed to the sun, glare …

The heat is on as Century Tuna names 26 finalists for this year’s Century Tuna Superbods

It's the time of the year when the hot rays of the sun lulls you to sleep with dreams of the beach and of gleaming, drop-dead gorgeous bodies with as little clothing as possible. "That's why they are called dreams", we often say - as we look at our distended bellies, that little love handles and the five pounds …