Embracing the new normal

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD More than a year has passed since the first lockdown in March 2020. And it seems we are back to square one. Back to GCQ for crowded cities. There are more covid cases detected. What does this mean? It means that we don’t have herd immunity yet. This is understandable. For the past year, we […]

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Are you sabotaging your intimate relationships? An online dating coach can help

By Marie Miguel Medically reviewed by Aaron Horn Introduction If you’ve been having issues with finding (and keeping) the intimate relationships you want in your life – and you feel like you’ve already tried everything, it’s probably time to seek professional help. Yes! There are professionals out there who can guide you smoothly along with your dating and relationship journey […]

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‘No to colorism, natural is beautiful’

1 April 2021, Quezon City– The zero waste and chemical safety advocacy group EcoWaste Coalition told a global audience about the importance of embracing one’s natural skin color to avoid being exposed to mercury, a toxic chemical, in some skin bleaching, lightening or whitening cosmetics being sold on the market. “Accepting our natural skin tone is the cheapest and safest […]

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Living well

 By Penelope A. Domogo, MD A blessed Easter to everyone! The national quarantine, I hope, provided us more time for a deeper reflection on how we are living. I would like to share some of my reflections. There was this advertisement of a regular townhouse unit – painted brightly like usual with a happy face on it. And printed big […]

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NCIP launches “Epanaw” coffee table book on indigenous peoples

BAGUIO CITY — The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples – Cordillera Regional Office (NCIP-CAR) and its partner agencies and other stakeholders launched three coffee table books and opened a photo exhibit under Project “Epanaw” or “Journey” at the SM City Baguio on Sunday (March 21). The regional launching ceremony was held simultaneously with the national launching by the NCIP Central […]

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Oregano & other cough remedies

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Oregano (scientific name – Origanum vulgare) is one of the sturdiest herbs that I know and is our family favorite for cough. We have some oregano in our pot gardens and they thrive even with just a little soil. We haven’t changed the soil for many years and they are as robust as can be. […]

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Back to the small village

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Just this morning, my friend and I were talking about the restrictions in our lives since the covid pandemic last year. The main restriction actually is mobility. All the other restrictions follow as a result of limited mobility. Restricting mobility automatically limits face-to-face interactions, mass gatherings, events. In effect, covid has sent us back to […]

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