Endangered kidneys

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD We celebrate National Kidney Month every June. In the past (about 30 years ago), we were only concerned about simple urinary tract infection, popularly known as UTI. In those times, we, doctors, just advised patients to just drink a lot of water and if it was really bad, we would prescribe the popular antibiotic called […]

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PHIC, partners launch health booklet for Cordillera elderlies

BAGUIO CITY, June 14 (PIA) — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) and its partners recently launched in the city a health handbook that aims to improve the health-seeking behavior of senior citizens in the region. Entitled “My Personal Health Handbook-the Cordillera Senior Citizen Booklet,” its purpose is to record medical findings, availment of health services on outpatient and in-patient […]

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Serving of healthy food at gov’t events urged

BAGUIO CITY –The Regional Implementation Coordination Team (RICT) in the Cordillera region strengthens its campaign towards healthier food options during meetings, trainings, and workshops of government agencies. The team recently held initial dialogue with hotel owners and caterers to discuss the need to accommodate recommended menus that aim to provide healthy food and beverage choices for participants during activities of […]

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More on low back pain

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Let’s have more discussion on what to do if you have low back pain and how to prevent it. Let’s have a brief review first. Low back pain is pain in the lumbar area. The lumbar area, which is the weight-bearing part of our body, is from the “siket” (waist) down to the upper hip […]

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PMA graduates from Apayao urge fellow youth to follow their footsteps

BAGUIO CITY — Two newly commissioned officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines are encouraging their fellow Iapayao youth to follow their footsteps and enter the Philippine Military Academy (PMA). Iapayao’s pride, Navy Ensign Mike Tugaoen and 2nd Lieutenant Dexter Tucrang are members of the 261-strong PMA “MABALASIK” Class of 2019 who graduated on May 26, at the Fort […]

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SM City Baguio wins in the 2019 APAC Stevie Awards

SM City Baguio bagged a Silver Stevie in the prestigious 2019 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards for SM City Baguio’s Experience Panagbenga Fun under the innovation in Branded Entertainment category. This win was among the forty-five Stevie Awards bagged by SM Supermalls that madethe company worthy of the most coveted Grand Stevie for ‘Most Honored Organization.’ “We are thankful and truly elated […]

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