Rx: Flowers.
There's enough evidence out there that plants can do wonders in improving mood and health, and it looks like doctors are taking this bit of knowledge seriously.Family doctors in Manchester, United Kingdom, are now prescribing patients with anxiety, depression,
And what causes it?
Jennifer Aniston. Keira Knightley. Regine Velasquez. That's a pretty interesting trio of names, sure, especially when you realize that what they have in common isn't just fame, fortune, and talent. These three talented women have all talked about life with
Find out what caused it in the first place.
A sudden nosebleed can be frightening-especially if you're not used to them. But, you don't have to panic: It's more likely that your bleeding nose isn't actually a sign of anything serious. We run down what could
The receipts to this revelation may be old, but the proof still stands.
If you've ever been wide awake in bed as your snoring partner blissfully honks and wheezes beside you, please know you have my deepest sympathies. It sucks, and is so irritating in the moment-especially when it wakes you up
'Your worth doesn't change. And never let anyone make you feel that way.'
According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 37.9 million people in the world living with HIV-the virus that causes AIDS and interferes with the body's ability to fight infections.Although there is still no definitive cure
Attention: It's not just an 'old people' problem.
If, like me (prior to writing this piece), you thought cholesterol was:...then hopefully the below will clear things up. We grilled Dr. Aimée Brame, Consultant Physician at London Bridge Hospital, on all things cholesterol: whether or not young people need
December is AIDS Awareness Month, so time to get your facts straight...
Guys, it's officially December (I know, I know, where in the f*ck did the year go?). And ICYMI: It's also AIDS Awareness Month-a month dedicated to raising awareness and commemorating those who have died from AIDS.
Know the difference between just being stressed at work and experiencing burnout.
When you get tired of working, there's obviously a major difference between "I can't wait for the weekend" and "I can't wait to hand in my resignation because this job is sucking the life out of me." The former
When should you ask for help?
Okay, be honest: What time do you usually go to bed? How many hours of sleep-without those middle-of-the-night interruptions-do you get daily? When you're always deprived of sleep, you might be experiencing a sleep disorder
Symptoms of an underactive or overactive thyroid can be life-changing.
You've undoubtedly heard about thyroid problems, but you wouldn't be alone if you don't really know exactly what the blanket term means or what the symptoms are. The small, butterfly-shaped gland in the neck can
The patient is a 16-year-old girl from Visayas.
It looks like the country has seen its first case of vaping-related lung illness. The patient is a 16-year-old girl who hails from the Visayas who had been using e-cigarettes for six months.The Department of Health (DOH)
And other things you need to now about breast cancer.
Let's start with some facts: The World Health Organization (WHO) says breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, both in developed and developing countries; breast cancer is also considered to be the most common cancer type
What is it and how much does it cost?
When it comes to birth control, women must be proactive, not passive. ICYDK, there are several birth control methods in the Philippines for you to explore, and sterilization is one of them. But what exactly is it?In simple terms, sterilization is
And how do you put it on?
Condoms may be the most accessible barrier contraception, but they're not the only birth control option. One alternative worn by women to prevent pregnancy is the cervical cap. A cervical cap is a small, dome-shaped reusable cup made of silicone
What vaccines should you have as a young adult?
Everyone has their fair share of vaccination stories from childhood-the anticipation about going to the doctor and getting that shot, the final pinch, the painful screaming or jubilation that came after-especially if your doctor was the type who plied you
Here's everything you need to know.
You've probably seen warnings about Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in airports and other areas that a lot of different people go to and pass through every day. Like chicken pox or measles, contagious diseases all too often make the
It's more prevalent than you think.
Living with scolio, or scoliosis, can be painful both physiologically and emotionally. This condition can impact your everyday comfort and range of activities; it can also affect your appearance and, as a result, your self-image or confidence levels.But what you
And what to do in case of toxic consumption of drugs and alcohol.
There's no harm in enjoying a drink (or two or three or more) now and again, especially when you're out with your barkada or celebrating a momentous event like a promotion, birthday, and so on. Still, there are things a
Methanol is a toxic industrial alcohol and cannot be consumed like ethanol.
It's Saturday night. (Or Wednesday. We won't judge you for needing a mid-week drink!) You're at the bar with your best girlfriend, having a cocktail (or three). You're probably stressed and in need of some downtime. Or
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