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It’s the medical version of flat earthers.
There is alternative medicine and then there is medical fraud—“psychic surgery” falls in the latter category. Despite being debunked and rejected by almost every credible medical association and certified doctor, psychic surgeons continue to insist that their methods have healed people of ...
 
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See how the Philippines ranked on the list of the most health-conscious countries in the world.
There are many ways to measure the health-consciousness of countries, and one way to do that is by gathering data from people’s searches on Google. Research done by RunRepeat used Google Trends to create a map of the most health-conscious countries in the world ...
 
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The Philippines would do well to follow their lead.
On August 20, the world observed World Mosquito Day. The date is a commemoration of how British doctor, Sir Roland Ross, discovered on August 20, 1897 that only female mosquitos transmit malaria to humans. Over 120 years later, humans are still grappling ...
 
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It also makes perfect sense to invest in not just a refrigerator, but a food preservation system that will keep food as fresh as possible.
In a kitchen, the refrigerator seems to be the automatic storage space for anything perishable or left over. As much as we think anything in the fridge is “safe,” as long as it is consumed before the expiration date, it’s not the ...
 
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Filipinos are among the world's slowest runners: Study
Data shows a global decrease in running performance with the average time for finishing races slowing down by almost 40 minutes since 1986. Men across all age groups are running slower than ever before, and it’s a 40-year trend that began in 1986. ...
 
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And over 100 other observations from a massive new weed report.
Marijuana, being the illegal, Schedule 1, oft-demonized substance that it is, is hard for researchers to study. That's unfortunate, because there are many promising health benefits, and medical marijuana is legal in 28 states. Still, studies come through, one by one.But even ...
 
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Fighting dengue could also entail changing your lifestyle.
The Department of Health has declared a national dengue epidemic, especially after the July figures of dengue cases have come in: 146,000 cases were recorded in seven regions throughout Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The number has crossed the epidemic threshold. The last ...
 
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These are precision-tooled to help you drift off.
It's 4.13am. You roll over for what feels like the thousandth time. You've tried the duvet-between-the-knees trick, the pillow flip, the exasperated flop about. You're all out of ideas. You've got to be up and out of the house in about three ...
 
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According to science, a boss with poor leadership affects the health of employees.
There are bosses that you don't get along with but aren't actually bad, and then there are bosses that are just horrible: they gaslight you, lie to people, sabotage your career, attack you personally, and make a habit of throwing you under ...
 
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This cardio workout to lose weight could be more efficient than HIIT.
When it comes to the best cardio workout to lose weight, a new study reveals you can burn more body fat while exercising less.According to a study conducted by training and fitness director Nicholas Rizzo of RunRepeat, you can burn 40% more ...
 
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The old adage holds true: Laughter is the best medicine.
Some work days are worse than others—your project hit a huge snag, everyone’s grumpy, your boss isn’t in the most understanding of moods, there’s no coffee in the pantry, and fate just seems to conspire against you. This can understandably make anyone ...
 
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It's all about training smart.
Raymond Bagatsing has been in the world of showbiz for almost 40 years and is still very active. We've seen him in TV and movie hits such as Mula Sa Puso, Encantadia, Pusong Ligaw, Bagani, and more. Recently, he's been gaining even more attention internationally ...
 
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Managing stress the right way can improve your personal and professional life.
Stress is a natural part of life—it's not necessarily evil. It occurs whenever you need to cope with changes in your body as well as in your surroudings. In fact, short-term stress can be good for you as it can push you to ...
 
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Just in case you've been wondering.
While it's tough to deliver some disheartening news right at the start of a new year, but what follows is just empirical data, numbers devoid of feelings. How you feel about what these numbers, or in this case calories, is a matter ...
 
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Only if you'd like your partner to still have sex with you.
Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at [email protected] I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the world just ...
 
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Jackman was closely watched by trainers and experts to make sure he didn't die.
In Logan, Hugh Jackman is a growling, stumbling, gnashing, clawing mass of near-dead, sinewy muscle. It's not remotely pretty—which works in the final Wolverine movie's favour—but it is impressive. In much the same way Logan goes through hell to survive the bleak ...
 
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How to get in, and then get the hell out.
Exercise too often goes toe-to-toe with free time for space in our schedules. Who has the flexibility to spend 80 minutes at the gym, not including the time it takes to get there and back home again? If you feel like your ...
 
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And not for the better.
One of the first studies to explore the relationship between exercising and sexual behavior in men arrived at a pretty surprising conclusion: the heavier the workouts, the weaker the libido. While previous studies had looked at the effects of exercise on hormone ...
 
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Tough luck, mate.
You know that thing where you buy a Diet Coke instead of a 'full fat' and congratulate yourself on a small victory against your impending gut? Yeah it's not a thing.New research has concluded that sugar-free soft drinks could be as harmful ...
 
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To address the painful reminder that you’re no longer 18.
Hangovers are a painful reminder that you’re no longer 18. When you wake up from a night of binge drinking wanting to kill yourself, what do you do? Here is our suggested hangover kit filled with remedies that may (or may not) ...
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