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March 2019

Publisher's Page: Healthy Options Store #30
Publisher's Page: Healthy Options Store #30
By Romy Sia
Healthy Options customers have a new place to shop…at Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. At 800sqm, it’s the biggest store to-date and it’s all part of our plan to bring Healthy Options closer to where our customers live, work and relax. [read more]
Thanks to Vaccines: 14 Diseases You Almost Forgot About
Thanks to Vaccines: 14 Diseases You Almost Forgot About
Did you know that there are 14 vaccine-preventable diseases humans can be protected from before the age of 2? Thanks to vaccines, many people have forgotten about a long list of diseases due to their effectiveness in protecting the population. Let’s take a loo [read more]
Measles in Children
Measles in Children
By Kate M. Cronan, MD
What Is Measles? Measles is a very contagious respiratory infection. It causes a total-body skin rash and flu-like symptoms. But 20 million cases happen worldwide every year. Measles (also called rubeola) is caused by a virus, so there’s no specific medical tr [read more]
What You Need to Know About Childhood Vaccines
What You Need to Know About Childhood Vaccines
Do vaccines cause autism? Is it OK to skip certain vaccines? These are among some of the many questions parents ask about vaccines. Childhood vaccines protect children from a variety of serious or potentially fatal diseases. Here are straight answers to common quest [read more]
Unvaccinated Teens Are Seeking Ways to Get Their Shots
Unvaccinated Teens Are Seeking Ways to Get Their Shots
By Shamard Charles, M.D. and Caroline Radnofsky
Some teenagers who have never been vaccinated against diseases such as measles or chickenpox are questioning the anti-vaccine movement, even as health officials condemn parents who chose not to vaccinate their children for a measles outbreak in 10 states. One of tho [read more]