Author Archives: Katrina Ventura

Health: Ebola: alamin at iwasan

Mainit na usapin ngayon ang nakahahawa at nakamamatay na Ebola o Ebola Virus Disease o Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever.  Sa record ng World Health Organization, as of November 2014, mahigit 5,000 na ang namatay dahil dito, karamihan mula sa Guinea, Liberia,…

Health: Choose healthy sauces and seasonings

by Dr. Willie Ong Image from http://www.phillymag.com/be-well-philly/2013/03/05/15-healthy-sauces-dressings/ Do you like to add seasonings to your food? Do you have the urge to drown your chicken in a pool of gravy sauce or add spoonfuls of Thousand Island dressing to your…

Entertainment: Juday believes that money matters

Showbiz Ambush by Ambet Nabus Image from http://www.adobotalkph.com/2014/08/i-do-realiserye-judy-ann-santos-premiere-date.html Talking of money, teleserye queen and reality tv host Judy Ann Santos confirms that “money matters,” among couples. Inamin mismo ng magaling na tv host-actress na malaking factor sa relasyon ng mag-asawa ang…

Higher benefits for senior citizens sought

Hindi biro ang tumanda. Aside from growing slower and weaker, dumarami na rin ang medical needs once maging senior citizen na. According to the National Statistical Coordinating Board or NSCB, nasa 6.3 million na ang senior citizen population ng Pilipinas…

Entertainment: Anne Curtis, hindi matagumpay sa US film debut

Showbiz Ambush by Ambet Nabus Image from http://kickerdaily.com/video-official-trailer-of-anne-curtis-international-film-blood-ransom/ We feel for Anne Curtis whose first foray into the international movie scene via Blood Ransom got nothing but flak from US critics. One review of her film by the NY Times said,…

Global Pinoy: Balikbayan box tracker

Isa sa pinakaaabangan ng mga Pinoy tuwing Pasko ay ang mga balikbayan boxes na padala ng kanilang mga pamilya who are working abroad. Pero nandyan din ang problema sa mga delayed o nawawalang boxes. The Bureau of Customs is now…

Health: Does Acupuncture Hurt?

by Philip Nino Tan-Gatue Popping The Question The most common questions encountered by any acupuncturist are, in my experience: “Can acupuncture treat (fill in the blank)?” “How many sessions will I need?” and inevitably, “Does acupuncture hurt?” The Biggest Lie…