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Thyroid disorders are some of the most common diseases worldwide. In the Philippines, one in every 11 adults suffers from goiter or other thyroid disorders. Despite the prevalence of these cases, many of us are still unaware of how our thyroid works and how thyroid disorders can greatly affect our lives. Merck, one of the leading science and healthcare innovation...

Being pregnant is a wonderful thing. That feeling of excitement that after several more months of waiting, you will finally see your baby out of your womb, it is exhilarating. But carrying the baby in your womb, nurturing and taking care of yourself at the same time, can be more complicated than the waiting game itself. For some, if not most of us, pregnancy can be...

I was able to taste a dish made with Quorn two years ago in Bonifacio Global City where the British Festival was held. I was with my kids and there was this Quorn booth which had this long line of people waiting to have a taste of their cooked meals. I can still remember how I wished that Quorn was available for purchase that day. When I was invited to the launch...

Do you know what your vitality age is? Vitality age is your age according to the current state of your health and well-being, and not according to the number of years on your birthday calendar. You may be as young as 20 but your vitality age is 30 while there are persons who are 40 but their vitality age is only 30. Philam Vitality Active is a mobile app which will...

Our eyes are the busiest parts of our body and they had been the busiest more than ever. Aside from the fact that we can’t go on our daily tasks without seeing what we do, we are surrounded by so many digital appliances, gadget and personal paraphernalia which require our eyes to work overtime. The point is, proper care of our eyes is very important as much...

While most Filipinos value good oral health these days, many are still hesitant when it comes to regularly visiting dental clinics. One, they fear the pain of tooth extraction, as if all dentists will always prefer pulling out their teeth. Two, they don’t trust the dentists and think that they are going to carry out treatment which are not necessary. Three, sometimes people just want to self-medicate because they think that dentists might even make their dental problems worse. When you read all these reasons carefully, they will all...

The strong foundations of developing healthy choices begin at home. This is why it is important for parents to set a good standard in healthy eating, food preparation and storage that the little ones can pick-up on. One of the most basic things that kids can learn from their parents are their habits when shopping for day-to-day necessities, and their practice when cooking and storing food in the house. By observing proper purchasing, handling, cooking and storing, parents ensure that the family consumes safe and healthy food, and at the...