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All you need to know about intermittent fasting

By Cheshire Que, RND, RN, RD Fasting or the intentional abstinence from sustenance has long been practiced in ancient history for spiritual purposes. Fast forward…

Overuse of antibiotics -- especially in poor countries -- is thought to be an important factor in post-operative infections. (AFP/File / BORIS HORVAT / MANILA BULLETIN)

1 in 9 people infected after gut surgery: study

By Agence France-Presse More than 12 percent of people who have gastrointestinal surgery become infected within 30 days of going under the knife, researchers said…

"We typically think about PFASs (which can be found in food wrappers) in terms of rare health problems like cancer, but it appears they are also playing a role in obesity, a major health problem facing millions around the globe," said a study author. (Getty/AFP/File / Jessica Kourkounis / MANILA BULLETIN)

Environmental chemicals may boost body weight: study

By Agence France-Presse Chemicals used in food wrappers, non-stick pan coatings and clothing may boost body weight by interfering with metabolism, especially in women, US…


Is it really all in the mind?

By Dr. Kaycee Reyes Feeling blue? Down in the dumps? It’s normal to be sad once in a while, but when that sinking feeling goes…


Overcoming Temptations

By Cheshire Que, RND, RN, RD Gone were the days we had to walk toward the television in order to change channels. We move less…