Fever in Children and Tempra

J at Filipination.com | Health and Fitness | Sunday, June 21st, 2009

My baby got an anti-flu shot last Friday, and now she’s running a fever (around 38.8 deg C). The general rule is, give Tempra (paracetamol) every 4 hours if the temperature is at least 37.7 deg C. But there’s something else you need to remember…


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Salmonella and Peanut Butter

J at Filipination.com | Health and Fitness | Monday, January 19th, 2009

It’s all over the local radios. The DOH is urging people to avoid eating peanut butter products from the United States because of recent news reports of a salmonella outbreak. In Salmonella-linked recalls widen as government advises people not to eat peanut butter products, the FDA says that people should postpone eating peanut butter products. [...]


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Melamine Found in US Baby Milk?

J at Filipination.com | Health and Fitness | Thursday, November 27th, 2008

The melamine issue just doesn’t seem to want to go away. Now, people are finding “trace” amounts of melamine in some of the top-selling infant formula in the United States. By “trace” they mean that the melamine levels are very low. In other words, they say the product is safe.


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Melamine in Biscuits?

J at Filipination.com | Health and Fitness | Friday, October 24th, 2008

While the attention of most people is shifting to elections, the global financial meltdown, and various controversies in the government, a few of us are still watching the developments stemming from the melamine issue. I like eating Khong Guan biscuits. That’s why I was surprised to read that in Malaysia, excessive traces of melamine were [...]


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Melamine, Qualibet, and BFAD

J at Filipination.com | Health and Fitness | Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Whatever happened to the melamine test results “released” by Qualibet last October 2? And what announcements have been made by the DOH and BFAD regarding the status of melamine tests conducted on products being sold in the Philippines? Last October 2, ABS-CBNNews.com reported in Independent lab confirms eight products contaminated with melamine the following: An [...]


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Melamine in Chinese Snacks

J at Filipination.com | Health and Fitness | Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Hopefully, the BFAD may have an initial negative-positive list by Friday, according to the abscbnnews.com report. The same report states that: Department of Health (DOH) and BFAD officials had repeatedly clarified that the products on the list are not necessarily melamine-contaminated. They said only milk products from China should be avoided by the public. Only [...]


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Melamine and New Zealand

J at Filipination.com | Health and Fitness | Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Don’t look now but according to The New Zealand Herald, “one of the world’s biggest exporters of hugely expensive dairy protein lactoferrin has suspended exports in order to clarify how it was contaminated by melamine.” Kent Atkinson writes in Melamine scare sees NZ firm suspend exports about Tatua Cooperative Dairy Company Ltd. [Found out about [...]


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Contact Lenses vs Laser Surgery

John | Health and Fitness | Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Contact Lenses vs Laser Surgery Every choice carries benefits and risks. Weighing them can be tricky. But the pros and cons of buying contact lenses versus having laser surgery can be boiled down to a few simple guidelines. Any decision made between getting contacts or laser surgery on your eyes should be made in consultation [...]


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How Contact Lenses Work

John | Health and Fitness | Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

How Contact Lenses Work A clear, relatively hard mound of tissue called the cornea sits in front of the pupil of the eye. Behind the pupil is the lens that focuses light onto the retina, which creates reactions that stimulate the optic nerve to send signals to the visual cortex in the brain. That, in [...]


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Is Your Stress Causing Heartburn?

John | Health and Fitness | Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Managing your stress is vital to your health if you want to lessen the heartburn symptoms you endure on a daily basis. Scientists haven’t been able to link stress directly to heartburn, but we do know that there’s an indirect connection. Stress can cause us to eat too much, choose the wrong foods, lose sleep, [...]


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Learning The Fundamental Principles Of Acne Control

John | Health and Fitness | Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Acne control for some is easy, while others with severe cases of acne struggle on a daily basis to keep outbreaks under control. Still others fall somewhere in between the two groups of extremes, suffering only from the occasional outbreak. No matter which category you fall into, acne is not pleasant and finding the one [...]


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Types Of Acne Care That You Can Live With

John | Health and Fitness | Sunday, September 21st, 2008

No matter what your age, acne care can be tricky business.  What works for everyone else might make your acne worse.  Plus, there are a lot of half truths concerning acne, as well as myths that keep people from using proper acne care.  The fact is that acne can affect your self esteem, as well [...]


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Dealing with Toenail Fungus problems

John | Health and Fitness | Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Nail fungus is caused by the tiny organisms called dermatophytes. It usually lives in wet areas or moistened places including the shower rooms and natatoriums. Nail fungus has enhancive concerns as well as potential wellness concerns. For people who have diabetes or a weakened immune system, nail fungus can present serious risks. Nail fungus is [...]


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How do contact lenses improve your vision?

John | Health and Fitness | Friday, September 19th, 2008

Correcting Vision With Contact Lenses Eyeglasses are great for some people. Laser surgery works for many. But millions now enjoy the comfort, ease of use and sharp optics given by contemporary contact lenses. Because of the way the eye and visual system work, it’s relatively straightforward today to design contact lenses that correct most vision [...]


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The top 4 diet lies

John | Health and Fitness | Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

When you decide to go on a weight loss diet you expect to get help and support to do well. I have been dieting all my adult life and having finally succeeded this year I now know that most of the diet schemes and gurus are telling lies. Here are the top 4 weight loss [...]


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Mangosteen is the Real Wonder Fruit Today

John | Health and Fitness | Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

All and sundry these days are talking about how to eat and drink hale and hearty that it is hard to keep up with the tempo of products that are out there waiting to be consumed. From all kinds of exotic berries to green tea and even coffee, it appears that practically every kind of [...]


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Knowledge About Liposuction Risk

John | Health and Fitness | Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

It is certainly common knowledge that a surgery is a risky thing, as many people die every year from complications. Whether they could have been prevented or not, the fact lies in that every year there are people dieing from surgeries. Now, the thing that bothers a lot of people are those who die because [...]


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Genital Warts In Men

John | Health and Fitness | Monday, September 15th, 2008

Male genital warts are a sexually transmitted disease that can be painful.  What genital warts do is cause warts to form in the genital area.  It is often known as HPV and can be very dangerous if it goes untreated.  Genital warts can occur in both men and women.  They can appear around the vagina, [...]


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Tips for Choosing the Working Beauty Product

John | Health and Fitness | Monday, September 15th, 2008

If you have strolled the aisles of a beauty supply store lately, you may have been overwhelmed at the huge selection of products available. Today, you can find a beauty product that promises to do everything possible to make your skin, hair and body more attractive. But which beauty product will actually deliver on its [...]


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Various problems with toenails

John | Health and Fitness | Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Toenail fungus can be cured but is difficult to cure if left untreated. It is recommended that you seek the care of your primary care physician or podiatrist immediately to prevent losing your toenail. Toenail fungus rarely goes away on its own. It is usually a chronic condition that progresses to involve more of the [...]


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Yeast Infection Cure

John | Health and Fitness | Sunday, September 14th, 2008

For a yeast infection cure you have no further to look than your physician, your pharmacy, or your fridge. All three of these sources can hold just what you need for a great yeast infection cure. If we take our sources one by one, your physician has the ability to give you prescription medications which [...]


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Fast Food or Organic Food. Which Is Better?

John | Health and Fitness | Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Do you enjoy eating out? Have you noticed how fast you have gained weight and did you look and feel terrible after consuming massive amounts of trans fat and pounds of sugar from fast food junkies? The problem with fast food servings is that they are too large that you can’t be sure how many [...]


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How You Can Find Emergency Free Dental Care

John | Health and Fitness | Saturday, September 13th, 2008

You should be aware of where you can go for emergency free dental care, so that in the event that you need emergency dental assistance, you will already be prepared and know where you can go, rather than having to worry about this and rush things in the future. Fortunately, there are actually a few [...]


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How People Can Survive Chemotherapy

John | Health and Fitness | Friday, September 12th, 2008

Chemotherapy is treatment with anti-cancer drugs, given to destroy or control cancer cells. A single drug may be given or several different drugs may be given together. Chemotherapy medications, regardless of how they’re given, generally travel in your bloodstream and throughout your entire body. The intravenous route is the most common, allowing chemotherapy drugs to [...]


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Transmission And Treatment Of Genital Warts

John | Health and Fitness | Friday, September 12th, 2008

types of HPV Knowing about genital warts and how to protect yourself from getting them is extremely important for any individual that chooses to be sexually active. While these warts are just only one of the many different sexually transmitted diseases that are affecting many people today, it is an extremely serious disease. It is [...]


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