No-sweat exercise may prolong life for elderly

AFP 02/25/2018

A FEW hours a week of light exercise—walking the dog, puttering about in the garden—lower the risk of death in older men, even if workouts are brief, researchers said Tuesday (Feb 20). Their findings, reported in the…

Mandaue fire bureau conducts multi-fire exercise

Norman Mendoza 12/29/2017

The Mandaue City Fire Station together with the City’s Local Government Unit and volunteers from the Fire Brigade conducted a multi-fire incident drill in two barangay’s in Mandaue City. According to Mandaue City Fire Marshall Josephus Alburo,…

Some minor lapses observed in simulation exercise

Benjie B. Talisic, USC Media Communications Intern Steffi Kyle Nolido 11/17/2017

THE need to improve terrorism response was realized during the simulation exercise (simex) organized by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (AFP Centcom) at the lower terminal area of Ayala Center Cebu yesterday. A lack…

US supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korean region

AFP 11/03/2017

  United States bombers accompanied by Japanese and South Korean warplanes flew a mission in the South Korea region on Thursday amid high regional tensions, the US Air Force said. Two supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers took off…

Causes of major illnesses

Dr. Philip S. Chua 10/23/2017

EXCEPT for infectious, congenital diseases, and rarer maladies, the most common major illnesses today are caused by four main risk factors, for which I have coined the acronym: TABA, the Filipino word for fat, for easy remembrance.…

Judges, court workers told: Exercise prudence in using social media

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/18/2017

BE careful. With the rise of social media, the Office of the Court Administrator (OCA) has called on trial judges and court employees to exercise prudence in posting photographs, liking posts and making comments in social networking…

Mandaue City to stage disaster simulation exercise

Norman V. Mendoza 08/16/2017

THE Mandaue City Council will be initiating a disaster preparedness simulation exercise involving an after-explosion scenery with the use of an improvised explosive this Friday. The simulation exercise, to be held at the Session Hall, will be…

Press Play at Ayala Center Cebu

Apple Ta-as 04/27/2017

THERE are two types of individuals this summer: the ones who love the outdoors, making the most out of the sun; and the ones who wish to stay inside the comforts of home or covered spaces, just…

Mary Love Deen: Beautiful change

Hayde Quiñanola 04/01/2017

YOGA teachers are fearless. Sure, they can stand on their hands. Above all, they can speak freely in front of many people. They’re flexible. Yes, their feet can reach the top of their head, but more than…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/07/2017

NO LOADING STOPOVER A passenger jeepney stopped in front of a “No Loading” area to buy cigarettes from a roadside vendor during rush hour. Barely five minutes after the jeepney started on its way, it was stopped…

Post holiday ‘damage control’

Dr. Philip S. Chua 01/09/2017

THE HOLIDAYS may be behind us but their physical effects, among others, will linger a while. Medically speaking, it is actually a time for “damage control” for those of us who have over-indulged during the festivities. The…

Bursitis and tendinitis

Alex Pacquiao 12/04/2016

BURSAE are tiny fluid-filled sacs that cushion the spaces where muscle passes over bone and where two muscles rub together. In your kneecaps and elbows, they form cushions between skin and bone. They can get inflamed when…

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