Posts Tagged Health

Residents across the globe get creative during home quarantine

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 23, 2020

A number of countries kicked off last week with a national lockdown, ordering citizens to stay at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVD-19). While under quarantine,...

Pinay in Italy warns PH: ‘Don’t make the same mistake we did’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 16, 2020

A Filipina in Italy told Filipinos not to commit the same mistakes they did after the lockdown in Italy due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. In her Facebook post,...

Princess Cruises temporarily pause global ship operations for 60 Days

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 13, 2020

Princess Cruises has announced the temporary pause of their global ship operations for 60 Days due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. In a statement on Thursday (March 12), the...

Other songs to sing while washing hands to prevent coronavirus

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 9, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends washing hands properly for at least 20 seconds while singing “Happy Birthday” twice. But what if Happy Birthday is not your jam? Maintaining proper...

DOH signs MOA for affordable, quality pediatric liver transplants

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 28, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) which aims to create a consortium to support pediatric patients with medical conditions requiring liver transplantation and have...

Scientist sees coconut oil as potential nCoV treatment

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 7, 2020

A scientist is looking into coconut oil as a potential treatment for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Ateneo de Manila University chemistry professor Dr. Fabian Dayrit said coconut oil has antiviral...

RITM: ‘Reserve’ face masks to those who really need it

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 4, 2020

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) is not recommending the general public to wear face masks, saying it should be “reserved for those who really need it”. In a...

16 public hospitals on code white alert for the Traslacion

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 7, 2020

Starting Thursday (January 9), 16 public hospitals in Metro Manila will be on code white alert in preparation for the Traslacion. There will also be 14 health response teams to...

The cold winds are rising: How to stay healthy amid cold weather illnesses

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 29, 2019

The cold winds are rising, and cold weather illnesses are coming. No season is a good season to get sick so it is better to prepare your body to prevent...

Health, environmental advocates urge not to burn trash in cemeteries

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 28, 2019

Health and environmental advocates urge the public not to burn trash especially in cemeteries during the observance of Undas. In a joint statement, public health expert Dr. Maricar Limpin and...

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