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  • Gold Medal Fitness: A Revolutionary 5-Week Program by Dara Torres (A Review)

    “Gold Medal Fitness: A Revolutionary 5-Week Program” by Dara Torres with Billie Fitzpatrick.

    Reading Time: 5 minutesNote: I wrote this book review 3 or 4 years ago and am only posting it now.     Gold Medal Fitness: A Revolutionary 5-Week Program by Dara Torres (A Review)     A book I picked up years ago is “Gold Medal Fitness: A Revolutionary 5-Week Program” by Dara Torres with Billie Fitzpatrick (Broadway Books, 2010). […]

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  • LoveYourself: An HIV Prevention Advocacy

    LoveYourself volunteers. Image from LoveYourself.

    Reading Time: 4 minutesLoveYourself: An HIV Prevention Advocacy   I was invited to a LoveYourself concert and art exhibit last month which I unfortunately was not able to attend. I asked my friend, LoveYourself volunteer Joseph Cadelina, what the organization was all about and learned that their primary advocacy was HIV prevention. In this week’s blog, I interviewed […]

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  • Healthcare under a Duterte presidency

    What will healthcare be like under a Duterte presidency? Photo from flicker.com user Keith Bacongco: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kitoy/3271288473.

    Reading Time: 3 minutesHealthcare under a Duterte presidency       Millions were overjoyed by the landslide victory of Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the recent presidential elections. It is hoped that his administration will bring about positive changes in terms of inclusive economic growth and better peace and order. This being a wellness and lifestyle blog, […]

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  • Should you vote for Risa Hontiveros?

    Risa Hontiveros for Senator. Image from the Facebook page of Risa Hontiveros: https://www.facebook.com/hontiverosrisa/photos/a.244112475656.292936.128801740656/10156959829200657/?type=3&theater.

    Reading Time: 5 minutes<img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=881040641986137&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ /> Should you vote for Risa Hontiveros? A meet-and-greet with the senatorial candidate*   This third and final run of Risa Hontiveros for the Philippine senate caught my attention because of her campaign slogan Healthy Pinoy, Healthy Pinas (Healthy Filipino, Healthy Philippines). I am a non-practicing certified renal nurse and […]

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  • HIV, Pinays, and the RH Law

    Learn your ABC's. This World AIDS Day poster is from the DOH.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes  HIV, Pinays, and the Reproductive Health Law   Sometimes when I’m looking for story ideas to pitch to my editors, I check my shortlist of credible sites to get a feel of upcoming slants and the latest trends. For general news, I go to CNN, BBC, and the Inquirer. For business, it’s usually Fortune […]