Imagine hospital beds so intuitive that they can track both a patient’s vital signs and sleeping patterns? What about robot-assisted surgery when the doctor and patient are miles apart? These scenes may soon be a reality as the automation technology is gradually revolutionizing healthcare through to the era of ‘smart healthcare’.
While summer calls to mind a long, relaxing vacation, most Filipinos see the season as a great time to make plans with their friends or even a good time to get active and enjoy the outdoors.
For Jamba Juice, summer is not just a good time to start enjoying a healthful and active routine, but to also blend this passion with finding and bonding with a community.
To encourage more Filipinos to embrace and enjoy a healthful lifestyle, Jamba Juice hosted the second edition of Whirl’d Cup, a two-day mixed (read: co-ed) Ultimate Frisbee tournament organized with JMJ Sports Training Services, in partnership with the Philippine Flying Disc Association.
After suffering from a bad back this past week, I decided to go to an orthopedic doctor to have it checked. It wasn’t as critical as I thought it would be, but he recommended I see a physical therapist for the next two weeks. Luckily, I didn’t have to look far for a physician. A simple Google search yielded the name of my doctor, I went the next day, and was in and out of his office in 10 minutes.
We all know glutathione, the antioxidant that’s popularly known to whiten skin. To be honest, I use it every now and then, not because I want to achieve a fairer complexion, but to even out my skin and bring back my color after a trip or prolonged periods of sun exposure. But did you know that gluthatione’s whitening effect is just a bonus?
I’ve always looked up to Atom Araullo. Apart from his devastatingly good looks and his charming smile, he’s an intelligent newscaster who is dedicated to delivering the news, whatever the circumstances. We’ve all seen his harrowing coverage of Typhoon Yolanda, where he bravely stood in the middle of the storm just to show what was happening in Tacloban.
Just to show how he’s always ready to rise to different challenges, he’s going to do his own stunts for his upcoming commercial for Cherifer Premium for Adults. I got to visit him on set and see what he’s going to do.
Here’s a little secret about me: I’m obsessed with skincare. I don’t talk about it because I’d rather let people think “I woke up like this.” But I’m becoming more vocal with my obsession because I want to trade tips and recommendations with my fellow skincare addicts, and it’s part of my personal mission to open up more.
For a rundown on what I do with my body, I cleanse, tone, and moisturize twice a day (I have a day cream and a night cream). Twice a week I exfoliate my face and body, and once a week I put on a face mask. I use an organic shaving gel lightly scented with sandalwood. I use different kinds of soaps and lotions. It’s not that I’m excessively vain, I just want to always look my best.
I use a lot of creams, liquids, and organic products, but strangely, I don’t take a lot of supplements, except for the occasional vitamin C. I have a new addition to my skincare routine, and it’s the Snow Crystal White Tomato.
I enrolled in a few gyms a couple of times, but none of them lasted long enough for me to see results. I always had something to complain about: it’s too far, I don’t have the time, and I’m too tired. Fast forward to me packing on the pounds, wondering how I can lose them. I have plans of enrolling in Anytime Fitness soon, but I first want to change my morning routine so I can go to the gym in the morning before work.
Apart from working out, I’m going to do a complete diet overhaul and frequent yoga sessions at home. I bought a yoga mat a couple of weeks ago and I want to use it more often. I’m also thinking of creating a home gym for days when there’s just too many things to do (or when I’m feeling especially lazy).