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  • Watsons highlights flagship programs for suppliers, employees, customers to support sustainable products

    On March 17, Watsons Philippines PR and Sustainability Director Viki Encarnacion shared details about their flagship programs for suppliers, employees, customers to support sustainable products. Encarnacion said during their DO GOOD media event that they want to involve multiple stakeholders in promoting sustainable products in Watsons’ stores. “Sustainable choices are our flagship program for our […] More

  • Why testing matters in the time of Omicron

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently labeled a new strain of the COVID-19 virus as a variant of concern, due to the sudden rise in cases all around the world. This variant is called the Omicron variant, first identified in South Africa on November 24, 2021. It spread rapidly, and on December 15, 2021, the […] More

  • Why cleaning up is good for your health

    If you have been avoiding the chore of thoroughly cleaning up all year long, you are not alone. “Everybody has their reasons for putting off the task of clearing drawers, closets, and entire rooms of junk,” says Caroline C. Aquino, MD from the Department of Pediatrics, Allergology and Immunology Section of top hospital in the […] More

  • MakatiMed renews pact with Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines

    Top hospital of the Philippines Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) has renewed its partnership with humanitarian Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines (Eye Bank). MakatiMed’s Department of Ophthalmology and the Eye Bank formalized the renewal of the partnership with the signing of a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on World Sight Day, October 14. The MOA […] More

  • Achieving Holistic Health and Weight Management this 2022

    If you’re like most Filipinos, the recent Yuletide season was mostly likely filled with special moments around the dining table, enjoying delicious holiday meals with family and loved ones. With food being a central part of Filipino celebrations and salo-salo and handaan still pushed while keeping to health protocols, post-holiday thoughts include weight gain concerns. […] More

  • P&G to launch booster program for vaccinated employees

    With the government approving the administration of COVID-19 booster shots for essential workers and the general adult population, Procter & Gamble (P&G) Philippines will soon begin their Booster Program to continue protecting their employees, eligible dependents, and any two added members of an employee’s household. With almost 100% of its organization fully vaccinated, P&G’s booster […] More

  • New data says AstraZeneca booster generates increased immune & antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 variants, incl Omicron

    Positive results from a preliminary analysis of an ongoing safety and immunogenicity trial (D7220C00001) showed that AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine, when given as a third dose booster, increased the immune response to Beta, Delta, Alpha and Gamma SARS-CoV-2 variants, while a separate analysis of samples from the trial showed increased antibody response to the Omicron variant. […] More

  • World’s first COVID-19-safe water purifier arrives in PH

    Global leader in home and workplace hydration solutions Waterlogic is looking to transform drinking water in the Philippines with the world’s very first COVID-19-safe water purifier, the Aqua SmartGuard. Waterlogic recently launched its new and exclusive line of Aqua SmartGuard water purifiers in the country to offer Filipino families a healthier and safer way to […] More

  • Stop Smoking this New Year with help from Nicorette

    The new year is usually a time of reflection and goal setting. For most dissonant smokers, this includes renewing their commitment to quit tobacco for good. Quitting smoking is one of the most difficult resolutions to keep, with only 4% of the 98% of Filipinos who have expressed their desire to do so actually becoming […] More

  • In This Time of COVID, Your Kapitbahay Pharmacy Is Here to Help

    We are, sadly, in the midst of another COVID-19 surge, ostensibly due to the highly contagious Omicron variant entering the country to end 2021. Already, cases have risen from 100–300 daily last December to over 3,000 most days this January. This dire development has prompted the government to shift Metro Manila and nearby provinces from […] More