There's a silent epidemic that is deadlier than COVID-19
by Lai S. Reyes - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Did you know that the uncontrolled glucose in your bloodstream is far deadlier than the coronavirus?
Melissa de Leon on getting breast cancer - twice
by Lai S. Reyes - July 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Cancer detected at an early stage gives the best chance of survival. But when management is delayed, patients are more likely to meet greater problems and higher costs of care.
Now roasting: Rico's Lechon Baka
by Lai S. Reyes - July 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The lechon baka craze is still on as Rico’s Lechon’s “big brother” joins the bandwagon.
Can COVID-19 trigger diabetes?
by Lai S. Reyes - June 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The coronavirus isn’t just deadlier for people with diabetes, it’s also triggering the metabolic disease in many who didn’t previously have it.
Loren Legarda: The time to save our planet is now
by Lai S. Reyes - June 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The planet has a fever.” And we’re all under fire. Soon, the days of powerful typhoons will come. In the past many years, each typhoon has been stronger and most disastrous than the last.
When it comes to back pain, there's always rheum for knowledge
by Lai S. Reyes - May 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Hip and back pain plagued Clark Ferrer for most of his adult life. Painful sensations would start to manifest in his hip all the way to his back after doing simple household chores or playing basketball with fr...
When climate change hits, no vaccine can protect us
by Lai S. Reyes - May 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Year 2020 is regarded by the United Nations (UN) as the decade of action to end poverty, to rescue the planet and eventually build a peaceful world.
This smart ref preserves the vitamin content of fruits and veggies
by Lai S. Reyes - April 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the way we live. And as new variants of SARS-CoV-2 crop up across the country infecting almost 8,000 individuals daily it seems like every activity is a bit more risky...
Not every cough is COVID
by Lai S. Reyes - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Before this pandemic, there were more than 100 infectious diseases that might have explained that cough. Right now, there seems to be only one disease COVID-19. Has whooping cough disappeared from the planet? How...
VCO might be the (COVID) cure we’re looking for
by Lai S. Reyes - February 2, 2021 - 12:00am
As the mass COVID-19 vaccination in the country seems “so near and yet so far,” boosting one’s immune system and adhering to safety protocols have become a tall order, especially now that the more...
A fun way to teach kids how to be money smart
by Lai S. Reyes - November 10, 2020 - 12:00am
‘It’s important to teach our kids to be grateful for everything they have,’ says Dr. Mary Joy Abaquin. ‘When they focus on the things that their friends and classmates have, that’s when...
The pros and cons of distance learning
by Lai S. Reyes - September 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Please raise your hand if you can answer yes to this question: If a nine-year-old comes up to you with a math problem, would you be able to help him solve it?”
Celebrity couples share the excitement & anxieties of being first-time parents
by Lai S. Reyes - September 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Being first-time parents can be exciting, yet scary at the same time. There are days when you’re so happy, and feel like crap in an instant.
Is a COVID-19 vaccine the ultimate answer to this pandemic?
by Lai S. Reyes - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Having a safe and effective vaccine is only part of the solution,’ says Dorthe Mikkelsen. ‘Acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine is paramount, and this hinges largely upon trust in vaccines and the...
A taste of satay, ambuyat, trey amok, ayam masak merah, mohinga, larp, hokkien mee, tom yum, goi cuon & adobo
by Lai S. Reyes - September 10, 2020 - 12:00am
The ASEAN Ladies Foundation members share their national dishes via Zoom.
Why the battle against cervical cancer must go on amid COVID-19
by Lai S. Reyes - September 8, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Deferring essential screening and preemptive health actions in the time of the pandemic may lead to an increase in the incidence of morbidity and mortality among women by an otherwise preventable and treatable...
The highs and lows of online food sellers
by Lai S. Reyes - September 3, 2020 - 12:00am
‘I also utilize Facebook and Instagram to market my products and source ingredients. I’m also on TikTok, where I share my recipes, offer insights to aspiring chefs and just have fun from time to time...
Why it’s best to choose organic
by Lai S. Reyes - September 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Staying fit and healthy has become a tall order for everyone, especially in the time of pandemic.
Let food be your medicine
by Lai S. Reyes - August 25, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s this adage that goes: “Every time you’re eating a meal, you’re either feeding a disease or fighting it.”
Hokkien Mee and Claypot Rice in your home? The Singapore Food Festival goes virtual
by Lai S. Reyes - August 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Even if the curve has already flattened in Singapore, international travel is still not allowed.
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