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As of February 17, there are currently 171 persons under investigation for COVID-19.
As the spread of COVID-19 shows no signs of slowing down, it’s time to bookmark the Department of Health’s online tracker for COVID-19 if you want to stay up to date on what the World Health Organization (WHO) calls “public enemy number ...
 
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This is the formula that decides who is beautiful.
Robert Pattinson is a sparkly vampire no more. The soon-to-be Batman is now the world’s most handsome man, according to The Daily Mail. Now, The Daily Mail is hardly the epitome of reliable journalism, but they might be right on this front.Using ...
 
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We look into just how dangerous the virus really is.
Everyone has been on high alert for the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as more and more cases are reported in far corners of the world. What started as a flu outbreak in Wuhan, China, has spread to Australia, U.S., U.A.E., and the Philippines. ...
 
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A massage might be just what you both need.
There are number of romantic spas in Manila for the perfect Valentine’s Day retreat, whether you plan to go with a special someone or opt for a solo self-love day. More than just going out and getting chocolates, Valentine’s is also about treating yourself ...
 
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Using historical data of air travel to and from mainland China.
Healthcare in the 21st century is far more equipped to battle viruses compared to the dark days of the Black Death and the Spanish Influenza. But while medical technology has advanced exponentially, we also have something else that didn’t exist centuries ago—planes. ...
 
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It’s tracking the virus in real time.
Thanks to efforts at John Hopkins University’s Center for Systems, Science, and Engineering (CSSE), the public can now get a more accurate snapshot of the spread of Wuhan coronavirus (2019n-Cov) around the world.CSSE’s 2019n-CoV tracker is an online public dashboard that visualizes ...
 
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Plus, these also boost your health.
Not all diets are the same. Even though a certain diet may be effective, it doesn't mean that it's healthy for you. What's more, it's results could not be permanent in the long run. A new study has revealed the best in ...
 
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Human to human spread is possible through close contact.
Despite the continuous rise of confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) in China and other parts of the world, the Department of Health (DOH) urged the public to remain calm but vigilant as the Philippines remains free of the virus. ...
 
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As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread, proper hygiene practices is a must.
2019n-CoV, more commonly known as Wuhan coronavirus, continues to spread around the globe as scientists rush to find the cure and create a vaccine for the illness that has killed 106 people so far in China.The countries with confirmed cases of 2019n-CoV ...
 
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Starting January 4, 2020, you can course requests for civil registry services only at this website.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) posted a new statement on their Facebook page regarding the termination of their contract with Pilipinas Teleserv.According to PSA: "While convenience of the public in securing their civil registry documents is a matter of utmost importance, breach of data ...
 
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It benefits both the mind and body.
Exercise has long been known to reduce symptoms of depression. Running, yoga, meditation—these are all activities that have proven to make people feel emotionally and mentally better. Another one to add to the list? Lifting weights.According to a study led by Brett ...
 
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Confirmed cases have already occurred in Japan, South Korea, and Thailand.
In Cebu City, a child from China has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus, a family of coronaviruses from which the common cold and SARS originate. Also in the coronavirus family is the mysterious Wuhan coronavirus, which is currently spreading throughout China. Confirmed ...
 
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It's good to be rich.
Having lots of money is great. You can buy anything you want and live comfortably. Now, researchers have also found that it lets you live longer as a new study says being wealthy adds nine years to your life.The study was conducted over ...
 
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Think you're catching up on some zs? Think again.
The weekend is for unwinding. More often than not, we spend the entire weekend in bed. Napping, preferably. If you've been sleeping in, you know, in hopes of catching up to lost sleep, then we hate to break it to you but a ...
 
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Its other name is much shorter and simpler: silicosis.
The longest word in the English dictionary is a medical condition meant to describe a lung disease caused by inhaling fine ash and sand dust. The 45-letter and 19-syllable word is, take a deep breath, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. Its other name is much shorter and simpler: ...
 
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Plus, what to do if you can't buy one.
On January 12 at around 1.p.m., Taal Volcano erupted in a phreatic explosion, AKA a steam-driven explosion. By 7:30 p.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology released an advisory raised the alarm to Alert Level 4, meaning a "hazardous explosive eruption is possible within ...
 
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Our eyes are also in danger as ashfall particles in our eyes could lead to sight-threatening situations.
Taal Volcano’s ash explosion yesterday sent ash fall throughout Luzon, from Batangas all the way up to parts of Rizal. Face masks have been recommended to avoid breathing in the ashfall, which is dangerous to our health. Our eyes are also in ...
 
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Keep calm and be informed.
The ash fall from Taal Volcano's eruption last night has reached as far as Antipolo, Rizal, bringing with it the hazards that come with inhaling ash fall. Just how dangerous is ash fall really? According to the Department of Health, ash fall can ...
 
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Don't hoard masks in this time of crisis.
After Taal Volcano’s eruption last night, ashfall is being experienced throughout Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Metro Manila, and even parts of Rizal. While the ashfall today is not as extreme as it was yesterday, volcanic ash is still lingering in the air, which ...
 
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It's all because of dopamine.
Fond of snacking? Bad news: you may be overstimulating the part of your brain that produces dopamine. And, researchers now know how that's connected to the cycle of overeating.The University of Virginia found that the center of the brain that produces dopamine is linked to ...
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