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#10YearChallenge: From cancer survivor to licensed physician

Lung cancer survivor shares inspiring journey to become a doctor on his Facebook account Albien Gacias dreamt of becoming a doctor due to his deceased mother and brother After undergoing treatment, Gacias returned back to school and studied medicine…


Research study detected a shocking drop in fertility on men due to man-made chemicals found at home

The expert was worried that there is a “shocking” drop in male fertility There was also a drop of quality sperm in domestic dogs over several decades and this could be an important clue Identifying two man-made chemicals commonly found in homes…


‘Saliva healer:’ A family in Zambales is known to treat animal bites with spit

A Zambales family can cure animal bites by the use of their own spit “Pagtatawak” has been a household tradition for the members of the Dasig family Studies found that human saliva contains the compound ‘histatin’ which can increase the…


Teen testifies before Congress after defying parents on anti-vaccination

An Ohio teen defies parents view on vaccines, gets inoculated Ethan Lindenberger reported on YouTube that he had been invited to speak before the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Washington State is hoping to pass a bill…


Netizen calls Attention on Breast Mastitis for first-time Mothers

An FB post went viral due to the horrors of breast mastitis to breastfeeding moms. Engorgement and incomplete breast emptying can contribute to mastitis. Breastfeed equally from both breasts to prevent mastitis. On Facebook, a concerned Netizen…


Dad saves money for family vacation by quitting smoking habit

A Taiwanese dad saves money by quitting cigarettes The Taiwanese father was able to afford a family vacation by quitting smoking habit Dad became a ‘changed’ man after kicking the habit of smoking A Taiwanese father proudly showed on Facebook…


A psychologist’s advice for romantic rejection addicts

The repetitive experience of being rejected by someone they love could lead to an addiction History will repeat itself, as if they want to get hurt repeatedly “Keep yourself busy. Don’t just stay in that area,” came the…


A medical discovery says seaweeds used in an Ilocano dish may fight against cancer

“Pukpuklo” is a seasonally–available seaweed and is effective in fighting against cancer cells and the spread of cancer on the body Seaweed used in favorite Ilocano dish may have anticancer benefits It can also generate healthy skin growth and…


Good sex will probably make you remember everything the morning after

Having good sex especially as you get older can actually reduce your risk of memory loss They discovered that those who often have sex perform better on the exam given “Intimacy means that the emotional closeness to your partner might be a…


Study shows females have younger brains than males

The brain uses sugar for cognitive functions but as we approach adulthood the process of aerobic glycolysis stage continues to slow down and decline Aerobic glycolysis is a metabolic process that appears heavily in children who increasingly sync…