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  • Common Health Terms in Filipino

    Medicine kit. Image from Pixabay user justyre: https://pixabay.com/en/kit-bless-you-medicine-drugs-1704526/.

    Common Health Terms in Filipino This common health terms in Filipino post is for foreigners traveling to the Philippines, balikbayans (Filipino migrants visiting from abroad), plus the rest of us who find it challenging to describe one’s health condition in Filipino. Filipino words are usually pronounced the way they’re spelled.     What other common health […]

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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.

    Healthcare 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.

    <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 […]