Quezon Elementary School triumphs in Little League

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 09:13 p.m.

BATTED Balls returns to the city with flare as new talents took center stage in the Little League Club of Baguio during their recently concluded Summer Tournament over the weekend at the Baguio Athletic Bowl.

Quezon Elementary School topped the girls' softball 10-12 division disposing the elite Baguio Central School squad with three straight victories in the best of five game finals series that also saw baseball for boys in the three age divisions played as part city’s SumVac (Summer Vacation) events.

The culprit sugar of obesity

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 10:03 p.m.

OBESITY was an unheard-of clinical entity eons or many years ago when food was scarce, so that people had to literally claw each other to obtain life-sustaining food. Obviously, things have changed although admittedly, there are still parts of the world where starvation and famine exist. However for most parts, including the so-called developing Third World countries, we see more and more folks with excess avoirdupois and only God knows, how many weighing scales these people have wrecked and destroyed after putting both feet on the platform.

Ease that pain in your leg, sole and heel

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 12:32 a.m.

MORE and more we see elderlies among us, more reverently called senior citizens, thanks for the increasing control of infectious diseases which used to be the number one cause of death in developing so-called Third World countries, which include our dearly beloved Philippines. Thus, health care givers meet more of the degenerative or growing-old related ailments like arthritides, the most common of which is osteoarthritis (rayuma in local parlance). Along with joint pains are all sorts of pain- from mere nagging discomfort to the excruciating wrenching pain.

Are you pre-hypertensive?

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 10:54 p.m.

IT IS often said that "what you don’t know, won’t hurt you." Probably, in some instances, this is true. However, in matters pertaining to health, not knowing what your body may be suffering from may yield disastrous and even serious results. By then, regrets, no matter how great and sincere would be too late! Like, let's take the case of pre-hypertension.

Is your diabetes under control?

Friday, April 12, 2013 - 10:29 p.m.

TO SAY that diabetes mellitus is a major health problem is an understatement. In the past, diabetes has been an illness of the rich and the affluent, in other words, a lifestyle-related kind of disease – meals heavy on meats, drooling with fat coupled with an indolent daily activity with hardly no strenuous exercise at all.

The alarming fact is that even developing countries that still have to grapple with infectious diseases like malaria and tuberculosis are equally burdened by geometric increase in prevalence of diabetes. Aside from lifestyle changes in the areas of diet and exercise, medications on a daily basis are needed as well. If left untreated, the complications can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and amputations.

Dumaguing: A new, practical, rational med for hypertension

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 10:32 p.m.

AT THE annual convention of the Philippine Society of Hypertension early this year, elevated blood pressure and high blood sugars have crept into the household of Filipinos, regardless f socio-economic status, rural or urban roots, gender or educational attainment.

In 2010, there were 3.4 million Filipinos with diabetes, representing a prevalence rate of 7.7 percent.

Decadent dining at the peak

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 12:46 a.m.

WHO says it’s lonely at the top?

At Red Sky, the crowning glory of Bangkok’s most stylish hotel—the Centara Grand at CentralWorld, you can come alone and never feel lonely. The stunning view of the glowing city center, the fabulous wines and martinis, creative cuisine and people you can meet will keep you company. Everyone who ends up at the 55th floor have the same vibe as you do—to enjoy the sight, sound and taste of the good life.

Ambuklao offers new activity for adventure seekers

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 11:10 p.m.

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Summer here will be interesting.

Bokod’s “Conquer an Ambuklao Summer” is set on March 2-3 gathering outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the natural wonders of the dam and its neighboring areas.

Cobcobo: What's new this new year?

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 11:31 p.m.

HAPPY New Year dear readers...here are some tips that might help you have a fresh new look this New Year!

1. Get a curl- big curls either short or long can look trendy and sexy if done right. Curls looks better with a colored and highlighted or streaked hair.