HEALTH & WELLNESS

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You can swim at the dolomite beach by 2022 if DENR’s plans push through

For your reference, the coliform level at the beach is currently at 22,000 MPN/100 mL. Here’s DENR’s plan to reduce it to a safe 100 MPN/100 mL

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Molnupiravir: Everything you need to know about the anti-COVID pill

Merck’s antiviral pill which showed promising results in clinical trials may be available locally starting November. But what is it really?

cyclists taking the bike lane in metro manila
Which are the most bike-friendly cities in PH? Mobility groups want to hear from you

Mobility Awards, an initiative by local alternative transport and climate groups, is out to find out which cities, establishments, and workplaces are most conducive to biking

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How to survive election season in one piece

We all have different political beliefs. Some of us just happen to be bound by blood or bond to people on different areas of the spectrum

Can I eat this? A guide to navigating moldy food

We’ve all been surprised by a colony of green fuzz growing on the side of our sliced bread, but is it safe to eat? We have the answers

Feeling disconnected from the world? Try touching some grass

“Touch some grass” isn’t just a Twitter meme, it can actually be a form of therapy

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Mu variant as vaccine-resistant as Beta, says WHO, but further studies needed

The variant first identified in Colombia last January “has a constellation of mutations that indicate potential properties of immune escape,” according to the health body

So you’ve pulled an all-nighter and need to stay awake the next day. These hacks can help

Try these biohacks when even a double espresso isn’t doing it for you anymore

Wearing slippers at home can improve overall wellbeing—here’s how

Full disclosure: Walking barefoot around the house was our norm until we discovered the benefits of wearing house slippers

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Here’s how tracking your steps can help raise funds for Filipino wildlife rangers

The Run, Walk, Crawl for Rangers challenge not only gives competitors a chance to win prizes, it will also raise funds for five wildlife ranger teams around the world