Lamut SK initiates activities to help cope during COVID 19

LAMUT, Ifugao, Feb. 2 (PIA) — Youth in this municipality performed an active role to help in coping with the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In his interview during the Laging Handa Network Briefing News today with PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar, Lamut Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation president Jake Louie Casumpang said they involved themselves in mental awareness campaign and […]

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The UK variant

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD This UK variant has been hugging the headlines for the past days, putting Bontoc in the limelight. It flew from the United Kingdom at the other side of the world and landed in Bontoc, in the hinterlands of the Cordillera. These viruses really know how to ride airplanes and cars, eh? This shows also how […]

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DTI Baguio – Benguet honors its 2020 top performing clients

BAGUIO CITY– The Department of Trade and Industry Baguio – Benguet Office here recognized its top performing clients for fiscal year 2020 in awarding ceremonies last week. DTI Provincial Director Atty. Samuel Gallardo and DTI Cordillera Regional Director Myrna Pablo led the giving of recognition to the City Government of Baguio and the municipal local government units of La Trinidad, […]

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Colds and the cold season

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD In the Cordillera, January- February is usually the coldest months of the year. Last week here in Baguio, the temperature dipped to 10.5 degrees C. Although, when I was much younger, I remember that the coldest month was December. The global thermostat must have been reset somehow. Anyhow, this cold weather is associated with colds […]

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Volatile anger: symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

By: Tanisha Herrin Medically Reviewed By: Lauren Guilbeault Anger is an emotion experienced by many and it occurs in different forms. At times, people may experience frustration, annoyance, or outrage. While some forms are subtle, there are others that induce unwanted consequences. An episode of volatile anger may be unexpected but occurs when someone gets upset quickly over something big […]

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Parents’ apprehensions on the “new normal” instruction

by Gina D. Panagan Nowadays, the instruction for learners in the public elementary schools have brought learning anxieties to learners and apprehension to their parents. Based on interviews conducted by this writer in the Sablan District, in the School Division of Benguet, most parents fear that their children may not be able to cope with the teaching and learning challenges […]

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Continue protecting the elderly and sick people, DOH-CAR reiterates

BAGUIO CITY– The Department of Health in the Cordillera Region (DOH – CAR) reiterates its call to the public to continue protecting themselves from the Coronavirus disease (COVID–19), especially the elderly, the sick and those medically compromised while the country is still working on the national immunization program. DOH–CAR Regional Director Dr. Ruby Constantino reiterated the public advisory during a […]

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Guyabano (Annona muricata)

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Guyabano or gayobana (also called soursop, graviola, custard apple, Brazilian paw ) is a popular tropical tree with sweet-sour fruit. It is native to the tropical regions of the Americas and the Caribbean and was introduced to the Philippines perhaps by our Spanish conquistadores where we got the term guyabano (from the Spanish guanabana). It […]

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