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Christmas advice: Eat what you want but maintain your weight

GETTING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS Festooned with Christmas decor made of recycled plastic Coke bottles, Ballecer and Miranda streets in Barangay Central Signal, Taguig City, are aglow for the season. The campaign to spread holiday cheer has been launched in key cities as part of the Coca-Cola Sari-Saring Happiness Day project. (See story on Page A8.) RICHARD A. REYES

This advice from a health expert surely won’t spoil your Christmas: Forget the diet and eat whatever you want. But make sure you maintain your weight throughout the holiday season.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UN chief to travel to Ebola-hit countries—sources

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. AP FILE PHOTO

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa this week to raise awareness about the health crisis, UN officials said Tuesday.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

Dirty water sends 72 to hospital

At least 72 people landed in the hospital in Aleosan town, North Cotabato province, over the weekend, grimacing from stomach pain, vomiting and loose bowel movement.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Sierra Leone doctors strike for better Ebola care

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 file photo health workers wear protective clothing before entering the house of a person suspected to have died of Ebola virus in Port loko Community situated on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. For eight weeks, Dr. Komba Songu-M’briwa worked at the understaffed Hastings Ebola Treatment Center outside Sierra Leone’s capital and on Nov. 26 he got dreadful news: He had tested positive for Ebola. (AP Photo/Michael Duff, File)

Junior doctors in Sierra Leone went on strike Monday to demand better treatment for health workers infected with Ebola, a health official said.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hold the powdered milk–DOH


If you wish to donate foodstuff to the victims of Typhoon “Ruby,” leave out the infant formula.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »