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Oily Skin: The Facts Washed and Cleared

Oily skin is one of the most common cosmetic problems people face when it comes to their skin. Contrary to popular belief, oily skin serves a purpose in keeping the skin healthy. Sebaceous glands located under your pores produce the oil called sebum that helps preserve the skin, even the scalp. It keeps the skin […]

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Avoid Heartbreak: Upgrading Your Heart Health

Heart health is an important part of self-care in all aspects. The emotional, social, and physical welfare of your heart is necessary for a person to function correctly with the most important being the latter. Like engines, the heart, along with the brain, makes the entire body function. It is always active, even when we […]

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Antibiotic Resistance: What is it?

Antibiotics are medications used to prevent and treat bacterial infections. They work by either killing the bacteria or slowing and suspending its growth. But in recent times, people have been wary about the effects of its frequent use. Antibiotic resistance is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world.¬† ¬†Does it sound […]

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Dandruff: The Facts of the Flakes

Dandruff is the excess shedding of the skin on the scalp, eyebrows, and the sides of the nose. The top layer of the skin is made up of dead cells, protecting the more vulnerable cells beneath. Normally, these dead cells are shed as the body produces new ones. With dandruff, however, the shed skin comes […]

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Sleep Hygiene: The Science of Catching Zs

Sleep hygiene helps the body reach its optimal levels: healthy and safer from diseases. Without it, the brain will not be able to function properly. Worse, this can impair concentration, clarity, and memory processes. Sleep hygiene helps the body reach its optimal levels: healthy and safer from diseases. Without it, the brain will not be […]

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Hacking Your Happy Chemicals

Did you know that the body releases hormones called happy chemicals to make us feel good? Happiness is an abstract feeling. It can be the feeling of contentment, optimism, or hope. When one thinks of happiness, it is instinctive to think of it as just a mood or a state of being. However, it is […]

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New Year’s Resolutions For a New Me in 2023

Have you already decided on your new year’s resolutions?   Now that the year’s festivities are ending, it is time for the real work to begin.  Resolutions have always been a part of tradition in every culture. Millions of people make their own lists of things they want to change for themselves, for better or worse. Be […]

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Travel Tips: A Basic Refresher

Keep yourself safe from unexpected danger by being prepared. That is why travel tips have always been appreciated by both seasoned and novice travelers.  The holidays are upon us. The time of blasting Jose Mari Chan’s greatest hits at malls has come. It is the season for family and friends, but it’s also a time […]

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A Healthier Holiday Menu: Reworking Traditions

Include healthier ingredients in your holiday menu without compromising a great time.

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A Guide to Getting the Right Pair of Shoes

Getting the right pair of shoes can keep your feet healthy. Yes, the feet are not just a pair of muscles and bones. They require care and the right equipment so their function and overall condition will not be affected in the long run. What do you get for wearing the right pair of shoes? […]

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Acid Reflux: The Burning Questions Answered

Have you ever had the feeling of a burning sensation in your chest? You may think something is wrong with your heart, but it might just be acid reflux. As was said in the previous posts, the holidays are here. That means drinks, food, more drinks, and of course, more food. More often than not, […]

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Gluten: The Truth Down To The Grain

These days, the world of dieting and eating healthy seems to have been taken over by the term “Gluten-free”. With the bad press that gluten has got, people have jumped on the bandwagon against gluten. But what is gluten? Is it really that bad? What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein commonly found in grains. […]

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Constipation: What’s to Know?

Do you discharge stool more than thrice a week? Do you easily pass stool? If you answered no to both questions, you may be experiencing constipation. Excretion is a process that starts in the colon. The colon’s main function is to absorb water from residual food as it passes through the digestive system. This process […]

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays (2022)

The holidays are upon us. A long break, time with loved ones, a lot of food, and bonuses are to be expected. Gifts in every sense, however, there is one type of gift that plagues people every year: gift ideas. Gifting is a very complicated activity for people who take it to heart. The good […]

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Stay Safe For a COVID-Free Holiday

How do you prepare for a COVID-free holiday? Are you still wearing facemasks? Do you still sanitize surfaces or yourself every so often?   People are aware of but are intentionally skipping these steps because of something called Pandemic Fatigue. Pandemic fatigue is the culmination of experiences, emotions, and perceptions collected during the pandemic.  It has been […]

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UTI – The Truth Released

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a common infection of the urinary system. It is almost always caused by bacteria, but can also be secondary to fungi or viruses. The urinary tract comprises the lower (the urethra and bladder) and the upper tract (the ureters and kidneys). Most UTI cases affect only the lower tract but […]

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Spreading The Truth About Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is the most common zoonotic pathogen in the world, being endemic in tropical regions and prevalent after heavy rainfall and flooding. The disease is most notorious for being easily contracted with wildly varying levels of severity. The disease is caused by pathogenic spirochetes of the genus Leptospira, and is most commonly obtained through contact with […]

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Eye Health: A Quick Glance

Did you know there are easier ways of improving your eye health? In observance of World Eyesight Day, it is time to be more informed about basic eye health.  The eyes are as sensitive as they are useful. They require constant care but give us the ability to see.  Many dangers await people who neglect […]

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Filtering the Truth About Liver Disease

Have you ever heard that alcohol will give you liver disease?  With Oktoberfest and Halloween coming, alcohol consumption is sure to be a staple at every gathering. Alcohol plays a rather large part in human life, with every culture having its own specialty drink. Often called a social lubricant, it brings life to social events […]

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Dispelling the Wild Myths About Rabies

What is Rabies? Rabies is a viral disease that is highly fatal, but easily preventable. It is a curable disease but is still a very common concern, particularly for people who have frequent exposure to animals. It attacks the nervous system and causes inflammation in the brain, more commonly known as encephalitis.     Myths […]

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