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Here's Why Ranting on Social Media Might Be Bad for You

Even health experts agree.
Rants aren’t anything new on social media. Some may say it’s a good avenue to blow off steam, especially when you feel like there’s nowhere else to place or channel your emotions. Not to mention the act may seem like an especially
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Here's How You Should Be Caring for Your Skin if You Work Nights

A dermatologist gives the lowdown on how to take care of your skin—and yourself.
Working through the night may be a preferred time for some, while for others, it's part and parcel of their job. While working at night has its benefits, less distractions and noise for one, the perks comes at a price—your biological clock
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This Local Essential Oils Kit Has the Remedies You Need Right Now

You can get the whole set for under P1500!
The last few years have seen a rise in the use of essential oils in skincare, hair care, wellness and more. But more than it being a trend, using plant-derived natural remedies is actually a centuries old tradition that has proven its
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5 Practical Health Tips to Remember If You Stare at Computers a Lot

Do you work from home? Take note!
Now that majority of universities and colleges have transitioned to online classes to adapt to the new normal brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, students will be once again stuck in front of their computer screens for extended periods of time. Since
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Michelle Madrigal Shares Why She Had Her Breast Implants Removed

"They no longer serve me."
Michelle Madrigal has decided to have her breast implants removed.The 31-year-old mom and fitness enthusiast announced her bold decision through an Instagram post dated December 4, 2019, with the caption (published as is), "Let’s talk about boobs! I am excited and nervous to
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What Should You Wear Outside to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus?

People think that bundling themselves from head to toe is the best way to stay safe, but this might not be the case.
The ongoing community quarantine advises us to head outside only for essential purposes. For many of us, this means visiting the grocery or drugstore once in a while to stock up on supplies. But even though going outside is a rare occurrence, people
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Intermittent Fasting Isn't the Best Idea Right Now, Experts Say

If you haven't already picked up on that.
Many of us were still recovering from the Christmas season—in terms of working out and dieting, that is—when the coronavirus quarantine was announced. Yep, just like that, it's diet break season once again.If you're one of the better ones keeping the routine
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This Filipino Doctor's Viral Post Says "We Cannot Win the Battle in Hospitals"

"If you guys do not win the battle out on the streets, we can never win the battle in the hospitals," says Dr. Daniel Luchangco.
A number of hospitals around Metro Manila have already reached full capacity due to the influx of confirmed COVID-19 cases and patients under investigation. Health care workers are being stretched to the limit and beyond, with a number of them now COVID-19 patients
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What It's Really Like to Get COVID-19, According to a Recovered Patient

"Although I'm better now, I would not wish this very uncomfortable illness on anyone."
In what seems like an endless stream of updates about the COVID-19 pandemic, we all find solace in hearing news of patient recoveries. Thing is, though we know that it's possible to recover, we don't often get a first-person account of what
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A Doctor Sets the Record Straight About the Most Common COVID-19 Myths

Don't believe in hearsay. The coronavirus will NOT simply go away in the summer months.
The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines has risen to 202, with a recorded 17 deaths as of Wednesday, March 18, according to the Department of Health. As more and more patients are diagnosed by the hour, a sense of rising panic
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Here's How You Can Boost Your Immune System at Home

Stay safe and healthy indoors!
Right now, social distancing is everyone's best bet for preventing COVID-19 infection. But while you're at it, why not take steps to boost your immune system, too? Not only will you feel more secure while staying at home, incorporating healthier habits will also
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We Might Finally Have a Coronavirus Scanner That Delivers Results in Seconds

Huawei is developing the AI-assisted diagnosis service that's currently being offered to designated hospitals for free.
The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken the whole world by storm. As of writing, cases globally have surpassed 200,000 with over 8,000 deaths. But, things may be looking up soon. Japanese scientists are closing in on a flu drug, and a vaccine is
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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The situation is tough, but so are you.
Now that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is officially a pandemic, with 202 confirmed cases in the Philippines and an "enhanced community quarantine" in effect, people have been feeling all kinds of emotions: panic, fear, anxiety, to name a few. And we get it. Your
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Soap—Not Alcohol—Is Your Best Defense Against COVID-19, Says a Doctor

It's your most effective weapon against the virus.
With the city of Metro Manila in "community quarantine" because of the rise in COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, it's no surprise that supermarkets, drugstores, and malls are in chaos. People are rushing to stock up on food and supplies, specifically disinfectants
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Wearing a Mask Might Just Increase Your Chances of Getting Infected

The best way to prevent the virus is still to regularly wash your hands with soap!
Last night, the government placed Metro Manila in community quarantine after declaring COVID-19’s alert level at code red sublevel 2. The measure hopes to contain further spreading of the virus outside the capital.With such a mandate, there’s an understandable urge to protect
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Metro Manila Is Now on "Community Quarantine"—Here's What That Means

Domestic travel will be suspended to and from the metro.
The government has raised COVID-19’s alert level to code red sublevel 2. And for those of you who need some clarification on what this means, let’s clear things up a bit. Here’s how this will affect Metro Manila based on what we know from