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Debunking myths about suicide


Two things need to be said about the recent suicide of a university student.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Myths about heart disease


On the contrary, sex is good for the heart. The morphine-like opiates and other feel-good hormones our own body secretes during sex or during any happy activities or thought processes we have, the physical exercise during sex, and the healthy outlet it provides both partners, actually benefit the heart. Only those with untreated coronary artery disease or heart failure could get into trouble during sex. With proper treatment and medical guidance, these patients can indulge in sex safely. Heart attack is a treacherous enemy. It must be detected and treated before it strikes. This is why medical consultation is important among men or women over 40 years old, or among the younger ones who have symptoms or concerns about their health.

Posted: December 17th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Vampire on the loose in Serbia?

In this Nov. 30, 2012 photo, the interior of recently collapsed old watermill located on the Rogacica river which was believed to have been Sava Savanovic's home, in the village of Zarozje, near the Serbian town of Bajina Basta.  AP/Darko Vojinovic

Get your garlic, crosses and stakes ready: a bloodsucking vampire is on the loose. Or so say villagers in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Zarozje, nestled between lush green mountain slopes and spooky thick forests. They say rumors that a legendary vampire ghost has awakened are spreading fear — and a potential tourist opportunity — through the remote village.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tomato myths sow seeds of confusion

Any way you slice it, the tomato is one confusing comestible. There’s the whole identity crisis thing—is it a fruit or a vegetable? And don’t get us started on the tuh-MAY-to, tuh-MAH-to thing. It’s enough to drive anyone ba-NAY-nas. Here are what tomato lovers and experts have to say about some common misconceptions about this […]

Posted: August 15th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »