Health News

Asia’s destabilizer

February 28, 2016 11:20 pm

ALTHOUGH unease with China’s assertiveness across Asia has been a part of our region’s geopolitical landscape for years, the past couple of weeks have indicated that tensions are increasing. The United States government and high military officials have issued a … Read more »

Hope for Vanessa

February 13, 2016 7:28 pm

DIAGNOSED with brain cancer at a young age, she was determined to fight the disease. When Vanessa Priscilla Gimmi began to lose her appetite and weight at the age of eight, cancer was the last thing on her parent’s mind. … Read more »

Fighting for family

February 13, 2016 7:26 pm

When Bobby Rosales found out that he has lung cancer, he saw it as a death sentence. But he realized that he was not ready to die yet. So he fought back. A trim man with salt and pepper hair … Read more »

Winning the battle

February 13, 2016 7:25 pm

STRONG support from his family gave Jose Luis Aspiras the strength to fight lymphoma. A keen badminton player, Jose Luis Aspiras thought he was losing weight because of the many hours he spent on the court as well as his … Read more »

The biggest threats to women’s gynecological health: Lack of knowledge and fear

February 10, 2016 5:05 pm

MORE than half of women in the U.S. are unclear about GYN conditions and the surgical procedures to treat them. This is significant, as up to 80 percent of U.S. women will have fibroids by age 50, over 5 million … Read more »

Alzheimer’s Disease: Planning for an unknown future

February 10, 2016 5:02 pm

IF someone you care about is ever diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you should know you’re not alone. Some 5.4 million Americans have the condition now and, as the U.S. population ages, many more individuals are likely to be diagnosed. It’s … Read more »

How to combat cold and flu

December 21, 2015 10:18 am

ACCORDING to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chances are good you’ll get a cold or the flu this year. Adults have an average of two to three colds per year and children have even more, while … Read more »

Home for the holidays

December 21, 2015 10:17 am

WITH today’s technology, staying in touch with loved ones around the country—and the world—is  easier than it’s ever been. We are connected to each other virtually day and night—from cell phones and video calls to social media, texting and e-mail. … Read more »

Diagnosing and managing food allergies

November 22, 2015 4:45 pm

HERE’S food for thought: Food allergies affect approximately 15 million Americans. Despite this, according to a recent survey, half of all Americans say they lack proper knowledge about the condition. The danger Many people dangerously believe there’s little or no … Read more »

‘Do I have Restless Legs Syndrome?’ What RLS patients need to know

November 22, 2015 4:43 pm

MILLIONS of Americans suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), yet haven’t been properly diagnosed. Dr. Mark Buchfuhrer, an internationally-known sleep medicine doctor with decades of experience treating severe RLS patients, answers some of the most common questions about the condition. … Read more »