WHO joins clamor to make new hepatitis C pills affordable

(Reuters) – The World Health Organization wants a “concerted effort” to drive down the cost of new hepatitis C drugs that offer a cure for the liver-destroying virus but are unaffordable for most infected people worldwide. The forthright comments from the UN agency on Wednesday add to pressure on drugmakers such as Gilead Sciences – which is already facing protests in the United States over its $1,000-a-day pill – to do more to improve access. In its […]

FDA Warns Public Vs. Cheap Bottled Water

The Food and Drug Administration has warned the public to be extra careful in buying bottled water being peddled in the streets. Joyce Cirunay urged the consumers to carefully check the packaging of bottled water since many of them have not passed the inspection of the FDA.

Modern Ways To Job Search

No doubt about it, job-hunting is one of the most difficult challenges faced by new graduates! This is specially true nowadays, as social networking sites up the ante, providing instant background checks for each potential applicants! We at hope that these tips will prove a great help for job-hunters! Do you want to share your own job-hunting tips? Please post your comments!

Vegetarian crocodiles

An unusual crocodile farm in Zimbabwe boasts of vegetarian crocodiles. Said crocodiles only eat vegetable pellets, said to be cheaper and more nutritious than meat.

Just because it’s sweet and sticky doesn’t mean it’s ‘honey’: FDA

(Reuters) – Honey mixed with sugar might be sweet, but it is not “honey.” Food companies and other producers who add sweeteners to honey have to alert consumers by labeling their products as a “blend,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday. Only manufactures that do not add sugar, corn syrup or other sweeteners should label their products as pure “honey,” the FDA said in draft guidelines posted online. The proposal aims “to […]

New app sheds virtual weight so faces look slimmer on ‘selfies’

(Reuters) – A new app that lets users shed virtual weight so their faces look skinnier on “selfie” photos is raising concerns about health and body-image issues. SkinneePix, for iPhone and Android devices, can trim from five to 15 pounds (2-6 kg) of virtual fat for a slimmer selfie look. “Cameras add additional weight to photos and when you’re taking a selfie you’re also dealing with bad lighting, angles, close-ups and a lot of other […]

Ask Healthy Living: Why Do I Look So Terrible After A Night Of Bad Sleep?

“Ask Healthy Living” is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice. Please consult a qualified health care professional for personalized medical advice. Why does my face look so terrible when I don’t sleep enough? There’s a million reasons to get a good night’s rest, but one of them is the simple fact that people tend to look terrible when they’re exhausted. In fact, a recently published study in the journal Sleep […]

How To Fight Depression Naturally

Fight Depression and Feel Awesome The best anti-depressant in the Earth don’t come from a bottle of pill, it is from getting the right amount of sleep, taking a hobby, surrounding yourself with people who makes you happy. Making these simple changes in your life can boost your mood and of course help prevent depression. We are just people, some days just rock, and sometimes we feel nothing. It’s normal to have those days where […]

Do not forget to start your day with a smile.

How To Start Your Week Off Right?

Start Your Week Off Right By: Natalie Kate Ann Juntado That feeling you get when it’s Monday already. You just had an amazing and relaxing weekend and how you wish, this will remain forever. Since we don’t have the power to make this dream come true, we help you to embrace Monday with open arms and heart. It is understandable that many people, especially employees dread Mondays, that most of them struggle to drag their […]