HEALTH & WELLNESS

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Research: Unborn babies already exposed to pollutants in the womb

Past studies have shown that humans eat and drink microplastics unknowingly. Recent research shows that even babies in the womb are exposed to them too

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These zero waste grocery stores in Metro Manila encourage you to bring your own containers

These grocery stores have discarded the concept of pre-packed food items and make plastic-free shopping possible

PGH is offering free swab tests, but only if you’re on this list

Qualified for the free swab test are PGH employees, their close contacts, charity patients and their watchers, as well as senior citizens and PWDs.

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The UK COVID-19 variant is here. Here’s everything we know so far

The patient arrived from Dubai on Jan. 7 and the government is currently trying to notify other passengers of Emirates flight no. EK 332 as part of its contact tracing efforts

Manifestations are the new resolutions—but what are they, really?

After one of the worst years on record, it’s no surprise that 2021 is becoming the year of manifestation

AstraZeneca is the top pick among LGUs. Here’s what they might have considered

When it comes to choosing vaccines, LGUs have to consider these factors

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With no FDA approval, Malacañang signs deal with Sinovac vaccine for 25 million doses

Why did the government sign a deal for a vaccine with a less than 60 percent efficacy rate and no emergency use authorization, Sen. Ping Lacson has asked

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Here’s what we know about the new COVID-19 strains so far

Experts are keeping an eye on the new variants first detected in the United Kingdom and South Africa

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This may be why copper face masks aren’t allowed in Makati Med

What’s the deal with copper face masks, and is it actually different from regular ones?

Before PSG, 100k Chinese POGO workers got same COVID-19 vaccine as early as Nov 2019

Is this good or bad news? If you ask Chinese-Filipino civic leader Teresita Ang See, it’s OK, “because we do not have much control (over) them”