Author Archives: Iris Zaragosa

About Iris Zaragosa

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Puso ng Pamilyang Pilipino - smoke

Smoking cessation treatments, nais ipasagot sa PhilHealth

The government is serious about its campaign to decrease smoking in the Philippines. Based on figures released by the Department of Health (DOH) in 2009, 10 million out of 17.3 million Filipinos or 58.8% who smoke want to quit. Unfortunately,…

Health: Depression and humor: the hidden struggle

“The higher you climb, the harder you fall.” Kung gaano ka kasaya, ganun ka rin magiging kalungkot. This seems to have been the most logical explanation why comedian Robin Williams ended his life, in spite of his bubbly and sunny…

DTI Diskwento Caravan

To fellow Mommy-milis, mark these dates if you want to save on your grocery shopping next month. The Department of Trade and Industry or DTI will hold 5 Diskwento Caravans in Metro Manila in November. You can get discounts of…

HEALTH: First aid tips vs. food poisoning

Ngayong pumasok na ang “ber” months, asahan na ang kaliwa’t kanang party habang papalapit ang Pasko. Bukod sa pagbantay sa fat, saNgayong pumasok na ang “ber” months, asahan na ang kaliwa’t kanang party habang papalapit ang Pasko. Bukod sa pagbantay…

Global Pinoy: Using Technology for Family Bonding

Nakatutulong ang computer at gadgets sa atin to learn more about the world and to speed up the work we need to do, whether sa school or sa trabaho, or sa mga personal na pangangailangan, gaya ng pakikipag-communicate with family…

Learn or review Filipino online

Almost 10 years na si Gemma sa The Netherlands.  In fact, doon na siya nagka-baby.  Dahil Dutch na ang salita nila sa bahay, gusto ni Gemma na turuan ang kanyang anak ng Filipino. The last time she came home to…

Entertainment: Daddy Ronniel gets his “son back”

by Karlo Sevilla A little more than a year ago, in an ABS-CBNnews.com article titled “JM de Guzman’s dad: I want my son back,” the actor’s father Ronniel de Guzman revealed na siya mismo ang nagpaalam kay director Francis Villacorta…

Entertainment: JM de GUZMAN, LIFE AFTER DRUG ADDICTION

by Karlo Sevilla Sa ngayon, balik-sigla na ang kanyang acting career matapos ang kanyang personal tragedy. Kamakailan gumanap siya bilang labor leader sa isang episode ng Ipaglaban Mo at sasabak pa siya sa isang current drama series sa ABS-CBN. Nag-mall…

The Francis Effect: Publicity ploy?

by Joey Villarama   The world has met its new Pope- Pope Francis. Wearing only a plain white cassock and his stole upon greeting the crowd on his election, and bowing down, asking also for prayers from the gathered crowd…