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Because the discomfort can limit your productivity.
Back aches may seem like a minor, "normal" problem anyone who has to sit in a desk all day experiences at some point, but ignoring it can take a toll on one's health and overall productivity at work.Aside from strengthening your core or stretching every now and then, here are ...
 
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It IS the most important meal of the day.
Pizza for breakfast is a classic. Whether it's cold and taken straight from the box or served after an early morning reheat, it's basically a delicacy all on its own. However, I've never characterized the tradition in any way, shape, or form as ...
 
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Yum.
It's no secret that high blood pressure can lead to serious health complications, especially if it’s left untreated. At its worst, it can cause hardening and thickening of the arteries, which can lead to either a heart attack or a stroke, or even both.While some people (it ...
 
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Don't get duped.
There's plenty of health advice on the Internet about how to achieve your best body, but it’s pretty easy to get lost in an ocean of fake advice.If you’re going through a bumpy road in your weight loss journey, and you just can’t ...
 
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More and more dogs are experiencing heat stroke this summer.
With Manila's heat index rising to 40.4 degrees Celsius this week, everyone is trying their best to avoid the scorching sun and the humid air at all costs. While many people have been retreating to the comforts of air-conditioned homes and offices, ...
 
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The app is available for both Apple and Android users.
Weekend athletes know training for any long-distance race, be it a marathon or a triathlon, while fun, can be excruciatingly exhausting. Some couple their training with physical therapy sessions to help them squeeze the most out of their bodies. After all, rest ...
 
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These science-backed hacks will boost your metabolism quickly.
Metabolism refers to the millions of chemical reactions in the body. It is commonly interchanged with metabolic rate, which refers to the amount of calories that the body burns at a given time. As men hit their 30s, their metabolic rate slows ...
 
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Good news.
In a monumental move, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that seeks to grant every Filipino access to health care services on Wednesday, February 20.The President had a special signing ceremony in Malacañang to formally affix his signature to the “Universal ...
 
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Persida Acosta's antics may have been entertaining at one point, but spreading that foolishness among those who need vaccines is just immoral.
Recently, I laugh-cried at a meme that pointed out that “Persida Acosta” is an anagram of “Paid OA Actress.” It was painfully hilarious because the antics of that woman are just stupid to the point of almost entertaining. But it is these same ...
 
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The 21-day diet is all about seeds, spirituality, and prayer.
Chris Pratt has had such a big week! Last Friday, photos surfaced of a shirtless Chris Pratt and the chorus proclaimed: Chris Pratt's dad body is back. Praise be. Granted, Chris Pratt's dad bod is also what I would call aspirational, but you ...
 
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Maybe not.
The most important and, dare we say, most valued scientific fact about food is that it’s at its peak level of deliciousness when consumed late at night (between 10 p.m. and 12 a.m.). That’s just how it is. Proof? Late night microwaved pizza. ...
 
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The UC Berkeley alum left Silicon Valley for the new world that is the Manila startup scene.
There are many ways for startup founders to raise funding, gain exposure and expand their networks in markets where they are operating.Most of these didn’t come easy for Vincent Lau. The 36-year-old Chinese-American was born and raised in Oakland City, California but ...
 
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New research says fast food is the "good guy" when compared to sit-down chains.
Welcome to your favorite Sunday family restaurant, where you'll enjoy an bottomless baskets of breadsticks and fill your body with 140 calories per stick. You eat five breadsticks, that's 700 calories. You have yet to dig into your fettuccine alfredo (1,010 calories). This ...
 
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Science says vaccines work.
Only 32% of Filipinos have confidence in vaccines following the recent Dengvaxia controversy—a dramatic drop in confidence rates that may spell disaster when it comes to fighting a pandemic, says a new international study.This alarming drop in public confidence when it comes to vaccines ...
 
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How to be a better friend to yourself, and feel happier for it
We now spend almost eight hours a day consuming media. That's eight hours every day scrolling through Instagram posts, WhatsApping our excuses to cancel on plans and reading terrifying news reports about Donald Trump's latest tantrum.It's a stressful time to be alive. Which ...
 
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Ross Asdourian was enjoying his evening. And then he really wasn't.
During a recent Esquire.com brainstorm, a group of us writers and editors found ourselves mulling over the the subject of injuries sustained during sex. How lucky it was, then, when I realized not only was I familiar with someone who incurred such a fate—his, ...
 
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One of these six meditation apps will help you deal with...well, all of it.
It's time to take a break. Check out. Fill your lungs with air and exhale it back out, slowly, calmly. In other words, it's time to do something besides think about social media, the news cycle, and whatever fresh hell we might ...
 
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False advertising woes.
There's some high-octane drama bubbling up in the world of energy drinks. Monster energy drink is trying to get a competitor called Bang into a courtroom, the Miami Herald reports.Monster filed a lawsuit in California district court Monday calling bullshit on VPX Sport, which ...
 
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The truth is more complicated than you'd expect.
We’ve all heard the phrase "grower vs. shower" before. Or perhaps you’ve even exclaimed it preemptively before a sexual encounter with a new partner: "Don't worry. I'm a grower!" (Sure ya are, buddy.)In layman’s terms, here's what the "grower vs. shower" dichotomy ...
 
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It's already the 8th leading cause of death in the country.
Diabetes is the eighth leading cause of death in the country now, with 3.7 million cases in the last year alone. And, at the current rate Filipinos are developing the disease, the International Diabetes Federation estimates that the Philippines may be among ...