Children frolic in the cool waters of the Dapitan Complex public pool in Sampaloc, Manila. State weather forecasters recorded the hottest day in Metro Manila this year at 34.5°C last Saturday and warned residents to brace for even hotter weather this summer.  (Photo by Edd Gumban)


Members of Physicians for Peace in one of their burn rehabilitation outreach programs.


MANILA — The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the battle against the age-old scourge of leprosy (photo above) is not yet over, with more than 5,000 new cases reported yearly in the Western Pacific, where the disease was declared eliminated in 1991.

The team at Washington Dental Associates. Front row, l.-r.: Dr. Yale Lee, Dr. Mariliza Lacap and Dr. Darren Tong. Back row, l.-r.: Laarni Villajuan, Letty Morales, Lindsay Calderon, Joanne Pascual, Christina Anthony and Lisa LaFazia.



For sure, newlywed Shalani Soledad (photo above) will lead her new family to a healthy lifestyle and people won’t be surprised if a delicious tuna recipe will be a part of their regimen.

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