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Anna Periquet: ‘Osteoporosis may break my bones but not my spirit’
by Ching M. Alano - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Anna Marie Periquet glides into the room like a graceful ballerina that she is. Who would ever think that the pixie, sprightly Anna, who delights audiences with her impeccable pirouettes and boundless energy, has...
Bayer: Saving lives one innovative drug at a time
by Ching M. Alano - April 17, 2017 - 6:47pm
We were in Singapore a few weeks ago not really to do the touristy stuff visitors to the roaring Lion City do or even to join the long queue to the much-coveted, “dangerously addictive” Irvins salted...
Make this week holy and garbage-free
by Ching M. Alano - April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Repent, all ye wasteful, mindless sinners, for your time is at hand. Give Mother Earth a holy break this week from garbage and pollution.
Uptown Parade: talk of the town
by Ching M. Alano - April 9, 2017 - 12:00am
It was a starry, starry night when Uptown Parade, Megaworld Lifestyle Malls’ newest happening dining destination, formally opened at the upbeat Uptown Bonifacio in Bonifacio Global City. Showbiz stars descended...
Your personal doctor is in
by Ching M. Alano - April 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Do you have diabetes, high cholesterol, respiratory disease like asthma, heart disease or any other lifestyle-related disease? What if your chronic condition can be reversed and you can enjoy better health, perhaps...
Uptown Parade: The ultimate dining destination comes to town
by Ching M. Alano - April 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Dining is so much a part of today’s fast-paced, fast-food lifestyle that harried city folk can only wish there’s a restaurant right smack in the middle of their neighborhood. Fact is, the ultimate dining...
Hola, it’s paella and more at Diamond Hotel’s Spanish food fest
by Ching M. Alano - March 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Think Spanish food and paella — that pan-tastic, world-famous rice dish — invariably comes to mind.
Winning the battle vs. cancer
by Ching M. Alano - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Prof. Xu Kecheng, a renowned specialist in gastroenterology, hepatology, and cancer treatment, and founder of the Fuda Cancer Hospital, was diagnosed with a rare and often fatal liver cancer 11 years ago.
A close look at ‘eyeritation’
by Ching M. Alano - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Look here: Did you know that not a lot of Filipinos are aware of the importance of basic eye care?
Sustainable seafood and the sea we would like to see
by Ching M. Alano - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Imagine watching a perfect, blazing sunset, catching a briny whiff of sea breeze, and people hopping from table to table, feasting on assorted fresh catch from the sea.
In Asia, Filipinas are the least likely to experience sexism
by Ching M. Alano - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Did you know that in the Asia Pacific region, Filipino women are the least likely to experience sexism (read: discrimination, prejudice, stereotyping against women on account of sex)? That 63 percent of Filipinas...
The war vs. the abuse, misuse of antibiotics
by Ching M. Alano - March 7, 2017 - 12:00am
For every bacterial infection we may have, popping an antibiotic (aka antibacterial, which is a type of antimicrobial) pill is like second nature to us. Literally translated as “opposing life,” antibiotics...
Now brewing: Tim Hortons in Global City
by Ching M. Alano - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Our percolating coffee scene just got even hotter with the recent arrival of Tim Hortons, Canada’s iconic coffee company.
Vionic: This footwear is made for walking
by Ching M. Alano - February 28, 2017 - 12:00am
There’s probably not a day when we don’t whine about our feet after a long hard day. Oh, my aching feet
Baguio’s not-so-secret Mother’s Garden
by Ching M. Alano - February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
When you’re in Baguio (where you’ll probably be this simmering summer) and you’re tired of the usual touristy places (been there, seen that, done that), where else do you go?
Don’t take goiter for granted
by Ching M. Alano - February 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Remember the late Senator Dr. Juan Flavier? Who can forget this diminutive man whom Senator Loren Legarda once described as “bigger than life”? A well-loved public official, Johnny Flavier was passionate...
Eats good for your heart
by Ching M. Alano - February 14, 2017 - 12:00am
So, where are you off to for your Valentine date today?
Three love stories with a heart
by Ching M. Alano - February 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Most people love love stories — I do, I do! So, what if you get not just one but three different love stories in one sitting — or one screening? As in a love fest that members of the media were recently...
Planting the SEED of good health
by Ching M. Alano - February 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Question: What’s the top personal priority of Filipinos today?
Meldy Reyes: Her heart always remembered
by Ching M. Alano - February 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Millie Reyes shares her mom’s story. ‘I hope it would touch others to care for their loved ones and raise awareness on Alzheimer’s.’  For eight-and-a-half years, Meldy Reyes got an ample...
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