Running is enjoying a big boom in the Philippines again, creating an unprecedented consciousness about fitness and a healthy lifestyle among Filipinos of all ages.


ALBANY — Future registered nurses with associate’s degrees would have to earn bachelor’s degrees within 10 years to keep working in New York under a proposed bill that seeks to raise educational standards for nurses, even as the health care industry faces staffing shortages.


MANILA — Doctors nationwide have observed a glaring increase in incidence of heart attack and stroke during the holidays.

A new health “book of wisdom,” which was recently released by Xlibris publishing company of Bloomington, Indiana, points out that most of the cancers known to man today are self-inflicted through personal carelessness and abuse of the body.

Leptospirosis is caused by infection with bacteria of the genus Leptospira, and affects humans, as well as other mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles.

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