What is MERS-CoV?

What we need to know about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and how we can avoid if not prevent its spread.  Source: Department of Health


Treatment for drug users

Part of my former job was to come up with human interest story. In my search for a good story material, I reached the drug rehab in the southern part of Metro Manila. There I met four individuals who will be the subject of my interview. They were taken in for drug treatment. All four…

Summer Diseases

Just before you pack your bags and ask yourself where can I find vehicle magnets, please read the following summer diseases and conditions that can affect one’s health: Sore eyes or conjunctivitis, when mistreated, can lead to blindness. More than just eye irritation, it can easily be due to harmful bacteria or viruses that easily…

Immunization Schedule for Teens and Pre-teens for 2014


Moms and Dads, please take note of the following immunization schedule for our teens and pre-teens at home. It pays to know the type of vaccines and the age they are appropriately administered. My kids are both candidates to receive some of the vaccines and booster shots mentioned here. Please click on the image to…

Manage that stress for a healthy heart

WOMEN are prone to stress, but they cope up easily than men, so doctors say. “Prone ang babae sa stress than men. I always compare them (women) to a bamboo tree or ‘yantok’. Emotionally, parati silang nagre react kaagad. Men do not show it. They are just like hard wood. When they break, they break….