Quantcast
Home » flu You are browsing entries tagged with “flu”

How not to get sick during the wet season

By
A MAN waded through a flooded section of Osmeña Highway in Makati City, the country’s financial district. AP FILE PHOTO

Despite PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration) announcement that it’s not yet rainy season—the rains that dropped the past few days were mere drizzles—we might as well prepare ourselves for its imminent arrival, which means getting ready for the common diseases it brings.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Flu sufferers can spread virus up to nearly 2 meters

By

If you know someone who is suffering from the flu, you might want to keep your distance—by at least 6 feet—as potentially infectious flu virus particles sneezed or coughed up by the sick person can travel that distance, according to one recent study done in the United States.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

DOH: Never underestimate the seemingly mild flu

By
FLU could hit quickly and unexpectedly.

People tend to think of common diseases such as flu in nonthreatening terms, more often believing that when they catch a fever—which often comes with sore throat and cough—they’ll be all right in just a few days.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Your backyard, neighborhood market as your ‘medicine cabinet’

By
NATURE’S natural remedies include lemon, ginger, guyabano leaves, garlic and turmeric (dilaw na luya). Photo by Tessa R. Salazar

LAST WEEK, Inquirer Science & Health featured literally down-to-earth home remedies for the common colds and flu. Experts suggested easing off the animal products and consuming more bioflavonoid-rich foods such as cabbage with hearts, and green peppers, parsley, carrots, broccoli, turnips, garlic, lemon juice, grapefruit and most fruits.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Experts warn public of complacency vs flu

By

With the Department of Health reporting rising cases of dengue—at least 20,000 are already infected with more than a hundred dead from its complications—the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) is warning of another similar health threat that could affect even more individuals, particularly schoolchildren coming into classes next week.

Posted: May 25th, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Senators’ suspension not penalty, says Drilon
  • SC order prompts fund release via DAP, says DAR exec
  • Roxas asked for detailed accounting of how PNP spent P3.2B in DAP funds
  • UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes
  • China supplier of suspect meat has global reach
  • Sports

  • PLDT refunds tickets; MVP apologizes
  • Eagles alone on top at 3-0
  • Chiefs grab 2nd; Bombers score
  • Petron volleybelles clinch 5th over Cagayan
  • Army tackles Shakey’s V-League champion Cagayan
  • Lifestyle

  • We will miss The Tivoli
  • Bidding goodbye–with a nine-course degustation dinner
  • Tour takes one on the science and art of food
  • A taste of Albay: ‘Tinutungan na manok,’ toasted ‘siopao,’ chili ice cream
  • Tonkatsu resto offers Iberico, heritage Berkshire and other fine pork varieties
  • Entertainment

  • Claudine Barretto’s lawyer on Raymart Santiago: ‘Defensive much?’
  • Wahlburgers’ premieres tonight
  • And then there were four
  • Agents of Ambush, July 24, 2014
  • Tuldok, July 24, 2014
  • Business

  • S&P 500 at new record on Apple earnings; Dow drops
  • New team seen curbing corruption
  • 500,000-ton hike in rice imports set
  • Metrobank completes P6.5B IOU issuance
  • P1.52B deal turns Sinophil into key gaming firm
  • Technology

  • China deletes Web reports on blow-up giant toad
  • Get paid for posting? Social networking’s new twist
  • Home Stand game cancellation triggers online fury
  • Google made failed bid for Spotify—report
  • US agency goes off topic, tweets about Kim Kardashian
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, July 24, 2014
  • The disappointed
  • Mad about the DAP
  • For what?
  • ‘Raining humans’
  • Global Nation

  • Fil-Am is behind Kwoller, the price-tracking mobile app for shoppers
  • Young Fil-Am leaders in PH for ‘immersion’
  • Expats from Haiyan-ravaged Palompon meet in Niagara Falls
  • No charges filed against Aussie jihadist
  • POEA exempts some OFWs from deployment ban in Libya
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement